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  1. Utilization Management - sending clinicals
    I am new to UM, for large hospital, uses Allscripts with Interqual. My question is when I have private insurance company who requests clinicals, is it procedure to not only attach h&p, notes, etc....
    Apr 21, '12
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  2. IV start and stop documentation for reimbursement
    We do program the Iv pump for run time. I don't think I have the option on our pumps to go back and look at a history of sorts. We use Alaris pumps. On a good day and I am able to go back to chart...
    Feb 20, '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  3. IV start and stop documentation for reimbursement
    Yes, I totally understand paper charting on MAR and have had to do it that way before. I guess that is what I'm more used to actually and perhaps that's why this is a little difficult for me to...
    Feb 20, '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. IV start and stop documentation for reimbursement
    I am a med-surg RN with an IV documentation problem. Here is my delimma... In our hospital, we use EPIC EMR. When we scan to hang any IV fluid/med bag, we have to leave the patient room and get the...
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  5. IV fluid documentation of start/stop times for reimbursement
    I am a med-surg RN with an IV documentation problem. I don't know if this is right specialty area, but here is my delimma... In our hospital, we use EPIC EMR. When we scan to hang any IV fluid/med...
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  6. IV documentation for start and stop times, reimbursement
    Im am looking for what other hospitals do for doumenting IV start/stop times. There has to be a better way than how we do it...... I am a new BSN-RN with eight months experience on a twenty-nine bed...
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing Management
  7. When IV's aren't in use
    Okay, minimize the number of accesses into the system. I agree is definately not the same as swabbing. Thank you for the post:)
    Jan 18, '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. When IV's aren't in use
    I am a new nurse with 7 months experience on a general surgical floor. Looping tubing is the norm. I need clarification on where looping is considered a risk when the port looping to is alcohol...
    Jan 13, '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. CNA Task Delegation & Patient Care Coordination Advice Needed
    Oh yes, I have also always tried to 'reward' my aides who really rock, or who may not have rocked at first, but after getting to know me and our patients have really stepped up to the day and...
    Dec 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. CNA Task Delegation & Patient Care Coordination Advice Needed
    Great and very helpful responses! Some time has passed since my post and I've been trying harder and harder to follow up and to let the CNAs know that I completely understand the staffing issues we...
    Dec 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. CNA Task Delegation & Patient Care Coordination Advice Needed
    I am a new grad going into my fifth month working on a general surgical floor, day shift. Of course time management is still something I struggle with. I have days that everything seems to go as...
    Nov 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. EPIC, documentation & time management advice
    More questions... How many of you document 2 assessments one initial and another focused, resolve care plan problems, resolve teaching problems etc. on every patient every day? I am also looking for...
    Nov 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. EPIC, documentation & time management advice
    Yes Yes! I totally forgot about the wrenching tool! Thank you for reminding me of that. Hopefully this weekend will have a slow(er) day and I will work on my flowsheets and overall set up to...
    Nov 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. EPIC, documentation & time management advice
    Thank you so much! This will help me. I love the hiding part. That is the one thing I have figured out. If there is an empty patient room, You can find me there trying to get documenting done, lol.
    Nov 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. EPIC, documentation & time management advice
    I am looking for some EPIC documentation advice, tips, hints, etc. EPIC is new to our hospital. I feel we had the max training time allowed and overall I really like it, just unsure how best to...
    Nov 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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