Best practices for improving revenue capture through documentation

Healthc Financ Manage. 2007 Jun;61(6):44-7.


Tips for engaging physicians in efforts to enhance clinical documentation include: Individual physician profiling; Physician education, ranging from simple poster campaigns to hiring a full-time DRG education employee; Timely reinforcement support; Training internal employees to act as "documentation specialists"; Simplifying forms used for coding.

MeSH terms

  • Benchmarking
  • Concurrent Review
  • Documentation / classification
  • Documentation / standards*
  • Forms and Records Control / standards
  • Humans
  • Medical Records / classification
  • Medical Records / standards*
  • Medical Staff, Hospital / education*
  • United States