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Published in This Week on September 03, 2013

Mengel to discuss clinical documentation

Dr. Marvin Mengel, an Orlando, Fla.-based diabetes, metabolism and endocrinology expert, will give two presentations on Thursday, Sept. 5.

The first, a Medical Documentation Guidelines-2013 presentation, "New Rules from Medicare - How It Will Change the Way You Practice," is scheduled from noon-1:30 p.m. in classroom 4A. All Medical Center faculty are invited.

Mengel's second discussion on clinical documentation is for Batson Children's Hospital physicians at 4 p.m. in room S123. All physicians and nurse practitioners are invited.

The presentation will include a discussion about the Clinical Documentation Improvement Program, the role of clinical documentation specialists and strategies for improving clinical documentation in preparation for the implementation of ICD-10.

The presentations are sponsored by the Office of Integrity and Compliance. For more information or to register, email Nikki Smith at

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