Physician narrative must be carefully evaluated

June 2010
Hospice Management Advisor;Jun2010, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p65
The article focuses on the challenges faced by physicians on the evaluation of the narrative requirement certifications. It mentions that two health hospices addressed the challenge by educating physicians and adopting new electronic record system. Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice's chief financial officer Renee Hahn, notes that the constant change in the administrative staff requirement for clinicians result to more non-productive time which will not contribute to the improvement of patient care.


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