Skip to main content

Keep Up your New Year Resolution -Avontix


It’s that part of the year, when we look forward to our holidays, cherish the moments of the past year, and anticipate that the New Year will bring more joys to our lives. For most of us, it is also that part of the year when we think very hard and make some fantastic New Year resolutions. But, why do we make these resolutions? When we want to change something in us, want to do something new but have been procrastinating for a long time, we find the New Year time as the best suitable time to do that. We feel that the New Year brings positive vibes with it and helps us achieve what we want to. But, do we really stick to our resolutions and complete what we want to? The answer would be a big NO for many of us. Here are some tips to avoid the failure of keeping our promises to ourselves.

Do away with procrastination: Starting something new is a big problem for many. Keep long distance from the habit of procrastination that makes you lethargic and a big FAILURE. Start straightaway without the thought of consequences once you have made a resolution, because, after all, you have already done a lot of thinking to make a resolution.
Set achievable goals: Break down your target into smaller achievable goals with a time frame for each goal. This way, it will not take long for you to see some positive results and gives you the motivation to continue your efforts.

Make a visible calendar: Prepare a customized calendar for your goals and position it in such a way that it reminds you of your resolution daily and prompts you to work towards that.

Involve family and friends: Keep your family and friends informed about your resolution and take their support if necessary. This is important because, if you want to exercise and follow a strict diet to reduce your weight, your family and friends should be aware of this. They should be informed that you will need to set aside some time for fitness routine and you are not forced to eat something that hampers your diet regime.

Are you also in the process of finalizing a New Year resolution? Great! Follow these tips and ensure that the same resolution will not appear in next year’s resolution list. 

Popular posts from this blog

That’s Hilarious! Funny Must-Read Medical Transcription Errors!

Doctors every now and then come across some very critical bloopers from medical transcriptionists. Some of these can be downright funny! It’s common for transcription errors to creep in for various reasons like the dictation might not be clear, too many medical terms stuffed in, or misunderstanding at the transcriptionist’s end. Medical transcriptionists vary in experience and skill and may not be well versed with some medical terms. Here is a compilation of some very funny transcription mistakes you could note to avoid being on the receiving end of the laughter! 

   ·"Eyes and nose continue to be within normal limits" (I & O).    ·"History of sick as hell disease" (sickle cell)    ·"She was a bitch and grinned" (a bit chagrined).    ·"The last day the patient took their meds was for beaver."  (forever).    ·“49 year old occasional male”(Caucasian male).    ·“Borderline respectable pancreatic cancer”. (Resectable).    ·“Patient is alert and orien…

Location isn’t a Matter for Coding and RCM -Avontix

The technological developments in the healthcare management industry have facilitated and increased the outsourcing of medical coding and RCM among many healthcare facilities. The healthcare facilities need not bother about from where the support for their RCM and medical coding jobs is coming from. What they need to think about is only if these service providers have the latest technology, training and subject expertise. These days most of the outsourcing companies are well equipped with high-speed internet connectivity, coding and RCM software with security features that make the importance of the location of the service provider negligible.
The lower reimbursement rates and diminishing margins are forcing the different healthcare facilities to think for ways to reduce costs. One of the best ways for hospitals and other facilities to minimize costs is outsourcing their medical coding jobs along with their revenue cycle management. The significant task for a hospital is to identify …

Healthcare Documentation – A Promising Career Option -Avontix

Picture courtesy: explorehealthcareers.org
With ever-changing legal and medical requirements, it is mandatory that all the procedures and processes performed by healthcare practitioners are recorded accurately not just for evidential purposes but for future references also. However, it is not possible for the physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to keep documenting each and every process performed by them in a written format. Hence, physicians take advantage of the technological advancements and record the procedures performed by them in audio files using an electronic device. Although these can serve as records, it is not easy to comprehend a physician’s voice file when the information is required. So, these voice files are transcribed into electronic documents and this process of transcribing is called medical transcription or healthcare documentation.  
The voice files given by the physicians for healthcare documentation include their office visits, emergency room …