CWTC [Episode 155] Reporting COVID Vaccines

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Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. Listen in for twenty minutes or so every other Monday and send in your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the Coder® To receive […]

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Is Christmas tree syndrome a real thing?

On , in Sharp Reads, by Paula Digby

Christmas Trees are one of the most common things you see during the holiday season. Do you and your family have any Christmas tree related family events? Ornament making or Christmas tree decorating? Unfortunately, some people, if not most, suffer from allergies. Food allergies. Seasonal allergies. And Christmas trees allergies? Yep, people can suffer from […]

Seaweed molecules used to improve outcomes for bypass surgery

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What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear/read the word seaweed? For me, it’s the fucoydon, sea, sushi & spa – I personally enjoy all of those things! Scientists are finding new useful ways to utilize the weeds of the sea.  Actually, there are over 200 studies linking fucoidon to health […]

2 antioxidants found in dark leafy greens, tea linked to slower memory decline

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If you could change your diet to prevent Alzheimer’s disease would you? A recent study shows that certain foods such as beans and broccoli, and drinks such as tea and red wine contain antioxidant compounds that have been shown to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.  These common food items may already be included in […]

CWTC [Episode 154] Becoming a Coder or Biller, PT OT SLP Telehealth

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Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. Listen in for twenty minutes or so every other Monday and send in your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the Coder® To receive […]

Parkinson’s: The distinctive shape of some proteins may aid early diagnosis

On , in Sharp Reads, by Paula Digby

Parkinson’s is a disease that affects the motor function in humans.   Unfortunately there are not many tests today that can detect Parkinson’s disease early. In Switzerland they are currently performing a study related to spinal fluid and Parkinson’s disease. If you’re interested in learning more check this article out.  Has Parkinson’s disease touched your life […]

Dementia Vaccines: What are they and when could they become available?

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Studies and research are constantly performed in the medical field. A recent study shows that vaccines may be used to treat and help patients with dementia or may be able to prevent the disease. This type of vaccine will generate immune responses to multiple things that contribute to dementia in the human mind.  Imagine if […]

Webinar “Get Comfy with SOFA and Sepsis” Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 1pm Eastern

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Sepsis is a multifactorial disease that can originate from many pathways. It seems to cause considerable confusion amongst coders and often leads us to queries due to a lack of clear documentation. Its symptoms can go from bad to worse in a very short time. One of the areas which adds confusion for coders when […]