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How will medical coding evolve over the next 20 years in managing the revenue cycle?  - MedCity News

How will medical coding evolve over the next 20 years in managing the revenue cycle? – MedCity News

The world of medical coding has grown significantly over the past 20 years, echoing an increasingly complex technology landscape of telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, and machine learning. What started as a manual, paper-based process, relying on chargemasters, morphed in a few decades into a highly specialized digital process leveraging predictive analytics, AI, natural language processing, …

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White House hosts local officials, touts impact of policies

White House hosts local officials, touts impact of policies

By JOSH BOAK – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has a new effort to show local governments what it can do for their communities, hosting officials from North Carolina to highlight funding opportunities and hear first-hand how coronavirus relief, infrastructure dollars and other policies are doing locally. Thursday’s event reflects an expansion …

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The Gates Foundation encourages the UN and honors inspiration as goalkeepers

The Gates Foundation encourages the UN and honors inspiration as goalkeepers

By THALIA BEATY – Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates combined characteristic optimism with sobering questions about persistent gender inequality and hunger at an event focused on achieving the global development goals that the Gateses Foundation organized on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Bill Gates again …

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Increased Venezuelan migration is felt across the United States

Increased Venezuelan migration is felt across the United States

By ACACIA CORONADO and GISELA SALOMON – Associated Press EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — It cost Nerio two months and everything he had to get from Venezuela to the United States, traveling mostly on foot and watching exhausted fellow travelers being mugged or left for dead. Like a growing number of Venezuelans, Nerio embarked on …

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Deer spread Lyme ticks in suburban backyards

Deer spread Lyme ticks in suburban backyards

Steven Reinberg TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — They look so cute, quietly browsing in your garden. But the overpopulation of white-tailed deer in the northeastern United States could be helping to spread Lyme disease and another tick-borne disease, anaplasmosis, especially in suburban areas, according to a new study. The research points out that …

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Feds: Minnesota Diet Stole $250 Million;  47 people charged

Feds: Minnesota Diet Stole $250 Million; 47 people charged

By AMY FORLITI – Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Federal authorities on Tuesday charged 47 people in Minnesota with conspiracy and other charges in what they called the biggest fraud scheme to profit from the COVID-19 pandemic by stealing $250 million to a federal program that provides low-income meals for children. Prosecutors say the defendants …

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US officials: border crossings soar among Venezuelans

US officials: border crossings soar among Venezuelans

By ELLIOT SPAGAT – Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of Venezuelans arrested at the U.S. border with Mexico soared in August, while fewer migrants from Mexico and some Central American countries were apprehended, officials said Monday. responsible. Venezuelans have overtaken Guatemalans and Hondurans to become the second nationality after Mexicans among migrants …

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Reducing Burnout Among Mental Health Workers: How Community Behavioral Health Clinics Support Their Clinician Teams - MedCity News

Reducing Burnout Among Mental Health Workers: How Community Behavioral Health Clinics Support Their Clinician Teams – MedCity News

Today, behavioral health providers are struggling to meet the growing demand for their services. Driven by the turmoil of the pandemic and its evolving impact – which continues to push mental health clinicians to increase their workload on top of already overloaded schedules – these circumstances provide a severe recipe for burnout. Defined as a …

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