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Never Too Old to Exercise

assisted living Never Too Old to Exercise A personal training program can improve thephysical and mental state of your residents. by Robert Van Dyk, MHA DON’T TELL THE RESIDENTS in my nursing homes and assisted living residences they are too old to exercise. They…

Specimen Transport

Specimen Transport Regulation Update By Eric Cook The regulations governing the transport of infectious and biohazardous material have developed over many years. Particularly in the past several years, with the advent of the AIDS pandemic and increasing international travel, regulators have endeavored to develop…

Maintaining Control During an Acquisition

Question & Answer Maintaining Control During an Acquisition Q: Megan is the laboratory manager at Cross Pointe Hospital. She has a very well-run department that continually meets the needs of physicians and other customers. The turnaround time on stat testing is excellent, results are…

How to Code Mammographies

coding corner How to Code Mammographies Jeff Majchrzak, BA, (RT)NMTCB On January 23, a middle-aged woman received a call from her radiologist asking her to come to the office the next day to discuss her bilateral screening mammogram results. That evening, she went to…

Dorsolithotomy Vs. Dorsal Lithotomy

Dorsolithotomy Vs. Dorsal Lithotomy TO THE EDITOR: As a medical transcriptionist, I was disappointed and somewhat amazed at the fact that your publication would use terminology in its articles that is not “acceptable” per the Current Medical Terminology by Vera Pyle–the “Bible” to many…

Medical Transcription

By Evelyn J. Graham Can Industry Production Standards Work for MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION? Industry standards have been widely used for years by word processing business owners. If applied to the medical transcription industry, these standards would be a measuring stick against which employers could evaluate…

E-Stim

Despite health care changes, e-stim retains a role in PT treatment Surviving the Market Changes Functional treatment: it’s a phrase that’s become almost omnipresent in all areas of rehab care. As health care dollars tightened in recent years, the insurance trend has moved toward…

Looking for Medical Transcriptionists?

AAMT track Looking for Medical Transcriptionists? Pat Forbis, CMT Are you one of the employers currently searching for qualified medical transcriptionists? If so, you may take some comfort in knowing that you are not alone in your pursuit of that oh-so-hard-to-find individual. The manner…

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