Archive for November, 2011
Does this sound like something you tackle constantly? Is your day consumed by interruptions? Are you sucked in by email, text & voice messages when you’re desperately trying to finish that budget report that was due yesterday?
You’re not alone. Working in health information management means there is never, ever a dull moment.
If you’re a Medical Records Manager, survival means juggling with expertise. On a given morning, you’re deftly processing requests from physicians (especially department heads), scheduling staff, reworking my budget for the fifth time, completing a report to the CEO about delinquent reports, fielding requests for software glitches, preparing for three meetings over the next two days – and, well, the list goes on. From the moment you set foot in the office, you’re running up the escalator – never quite getting off. (more…)