Demystifying EKG and Telemetry for the Non-Clinician

February 23, 2024 | By Anonymous Source Electrocardiograms (EKG or ECG) and telemetry are indispensable tools in the field of cardiac health. They have revolutionized how healthcare professionals diagnose and monitor various heart conditions, from arrhythmias to heart attacks. EKGs record the heart’s electrical activity, while telemetry involves wireless data transmission from a patient’s heart…

Financial Toxicity

  June 11, 2021 | Edward Townley CPC, CEMC, CUC, ROCC, Founder, Cogent9 Consulting Challenges for patients in cancer care include many devastating factors, including loss of a job or changes in job status, such as switching to part-time work or taking extended leave. For those who have a job to return to, there are…

Generational Differences in the Workplace

  July 31, 2020 | By Brenda Edwards, CPC, CDEO, CPB, CPC-I, CEMC, CRC, CMRS, CMCS The workplace is a diverse collection of individual people who are all working towards one goal – making the company successful. Personalities can make this challenging; generational differences brought into the equation can make this even more difficult. When…

Is it worth it?

  July 14, 2023 | By Shannon DeConda, CPC, CEMC, CEMA, CPMA, CRTT This week’s tip is a different type, but one that will still be useful.  I have been reflecting over the past few weeks- probably more like overthinking a well-lived life. I lost my beautiful mom on June 16 as her heart and…