Publication: Advance for HIM

First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

COTA Licenses and Registrations

OK, I'm a bit miffed yet again with how the OT license bureaus operate. As much as I submitted my retirement from the profession to both my state organization and NBCOT (National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy) I've received renewal notices ... [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Early Intervention - What Does it Mean and Who Can it Help?

From birth to three years of age the brain is more "flexible" and the neural pathways/circuits in the brain can strengthened by working on different strategies to help develop the skill areas that are showing delays. In some cases it is believed that ... [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

New CTRs in 2013

The Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) credential demonstrates a requisite knowledge and professional competence needed within the cancer registry. It is nationally recognized in the recruitment and retention of registry personnel. The National Cancer Registrars ... [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering Terri

Terri LaManno was a mother, a sister, a daughter, a wife and an occupational therapist. She was gunned down last week by a man with ties to the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazi organizations.I did not know Terri personally, but because she is an OT, I feel like ... [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Salary Survey Results

Health information is a booming field these days and big transitions like EHRs and ICD-10 are keeping new and seasoned professionals on their toes. Are you being compensated for your extra work this year?We asked, and you answered. Check out the results ... [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: ICD-10, Education
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

2013 Salary Survey Results Part 3

Health information is a booming field, and 2013 saw a huge amount of growth. Luckily, that growth helped expand salaries as much as it expanded titles, practice settings and educational opportunities. Salaries increased by 19% since 2008, and survey takers ... [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: ICD-10, Education, Insider
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

More Communication Surprises

A little over a week ago, I could hear A. talking in her room. She was sitting in front of the computer, but it seemed like she was having a conversation with someone.Being the nosy mother that I am, I poked my head into her bedroom to investigate."Who ... [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Skype, Autism, Spotify Ltd
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ask the Experts: April 14, 2014

| Q: I have a question about E/M and how you determine that level. I have been told by my auditing teacher in a class I attended it two years ago that if the doctor have an detailed HPI and detailed exam but low medical decision making for established ... [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: anastomosis, Fistula, distal
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

The Evolution of Wheelchairs Goes Rolling Through Time

The first time I ever saw a wheelchair may have been Raymond Burr (post Perry Mason) as the paraplegic Chief of Detectives in the TV show "Ironside" in the late 1960s. It wasn't until I was in occupational therapy school that I was really exposed to wheelchairs, ... [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

The HIM Job Market

As new technologies are developed to meet the need for advanced information management, the HIM profession is rapidly moving in new and diverse directions. In this era of change, the role of the HIM professional is evolving from that of manager of information ... [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

A COTA's First

This month marks my first year of retirement, and of course another birthday. As I continue to adapt to that change I got to thinking about some of the first things I did as a COTA. Some were fun, some were not. There were even a few things that made ... [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

April is Occupational Therapy Month - Celebrate!

I never set out to be part of the occupational therapy world. I started out in travel but as much as I loved traveling and helping others with their travel needs there was just something missing. The local community college offered a "Healthcare Career ... [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 11 2014]

Quotes

"Sorry, that was my mom. She just wanted to check inin on me" she said
When we begin to understand that emotions are just information and respond to them by saying things like, "Ok, I am feeling frustrated right now, what is it telling me" new insights and possibilities begin to emerge
...and enterprises avoid the coding errors and billing oversights that hurt overall collections," said Albert Santalo, CareCloud's Chairman and CEO. "It is our open platform that allows us to bring together the best industry content and expertise into a single offering that can significantly increase the financial performance of physician practices."
Barbara Hooper, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, and a former student of Mitcham's, introduced her, saying "For the better part of her illustrious career, Dr. Mitcham has been steering occupational therapy along various routes. Hooper told of another former student, who wrote to Mitcham. "Each and every day, I strive to engage my students in meaningful ways like you engaged me.""

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New CTRs in 2013 [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 18 2014]
Remembering Terri [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 16 2014]
Salary Survey Results [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 16 2014]
2013 Salary Survey Results Part 3 [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 16 2014]
More Communication Surprises [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 15 2014]
Ask the Experts: April 14, 2014 [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 15 2014]
The Evolution of Wheelchairs Goes Rolling Throu... [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 14 2014]
The HIM Job Market [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 14 2014]
A COTA's First [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 11 2014]
April is Occupational Therapy Month - Celebrate! [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 11 2014]
Why It's Good to be Frustrated [Published Advance for HIM - Apr 10 2014]
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