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Myocardial Infarctions: The Impact on Mortality Rates
March 20, 2018 Chuck Buck | Erica Remer, MD | Jeffrey E. Epstein, MD | Terry Fletcher | Laurie M. Johnson | Glenn Krauss | Stanley Nachimson

We will continue to focus on cardiology during this episode, as Jeffrey E. Epstein, MD, FACPA, appears as a special guest along with Glenn Krauss. Together the pair co-authored a paper titled "Physician Documentation Impacts Hospital Mortality Rates for Acute Myocardial Infarctions."

Dr. Epstein reports on the need for better physician documentation to achieve better clinical outcomes – and why the challenge, of course, is physician education.

Other segments featured in this episode include:

  • News Desk: Senior healthcare coding educator and consultant Laurie Johnson anchors the Talk Ten Tuesdays News Desk, reporting on the latest ICD-10 headline news.

  • CDI Report: The aforementioned Glenn Krauss, the CDI manager at University Health Systems Las Vegas, has the CDI Report.

  • Coding Report: Nationally recognized coding authority Terry Fletcher returns to report on coding for supervised exercise therapy.

  • RegWatch: Leading healthcare technology consultant Stanley Nachimson returns with his popular segment, RegWatch, through which he reports on the latest regulatory changes coming out of Washington, D.C.

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