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The following is an index of articles from Matrix, sorted by year, issue number and category. If you have a specific author or key word you are looking for, you can search by pressing CRTL+F.

Year

Issue No.

Category

Article Name

Author(s)

2011

4

EDITORIAL

Human Intelligence Agents

Kristin Wall

 

2011

4

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

Charting Our Course: 2012 Advocacy and Alliance Building Plan

Linda Brady

 

2011

4

FEATURES

The Role of Human Intervention in Maintaining Documentation Quality

Terri Costa

 

2011

4

FEATURES

The Bottom Line in Grammar, Spelling, and Punctuation for Healthcare Document—and the Inevitable “Buts"

Rebecca McSwain

 

2011

4

FEATURES

What’s Your EQ?

Lea Sims

 

2011

4

TECH TALK

Four Speech Recognition Myths

Kenneth Schafer

 

2011

4

THE NEXT BIG THING

Was It Worth It?

Jill Devrick

 

2011

3

EDITORIAL

Find Your Competitive Edge

Kristin Wall

 

2011

3

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

ToC Votes to Use CDA as Standard

N/A

 

2011

3

FEATURES

Preparing Yourself for the Workplace

Brett McCutcheon

 

2011

3

FEATURES

MT Education: Evolution vs. Revolution

Kim Buchanan

 

2011

3

FEATURES

Recruiter Shish Kabob

Rachel Quatkemeyer

 

2011

3

FEATURES

Connecting the Dots: New Effort Turns Transcription Students into Transcription Professionals

Tara Courtland

 

2011

3

FEATURES

Study: Do Reading Speed and Comprehension Influence Your Productivity?

Kirk Calabrese and Mindy Walsh

 

2011

3

TECH TALK

ROI in SRT: Go Big or Go Home

Kenneth Schafer

 

2011

3

THE NEXT BIG THING

Once Upon a Time

Jill Devrick

 

2011

2

EDITORIAL

Going Up?

Kristin Wall

 

2011

2

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

EHRs, Meaningful Use, and Mad Libs

Linda Brady

 

2011

2

FEATURES

Meaningful Use: They Asked. We Answered.

N/A

 

2011

2

FEATURES

Health Story: The Gentle Path to Meaningful Use

Liora Alschuler

 

2011

2

TECH TALK

Why is My Paycheck Pitiful?

Kenneth Schafer

 

2011

2

THE NEXT BIG THING

Rally the Troops!

Jill Devrick

 

2011

1

EDITORIAL

Beam Me Up, Scotty

Kristin Wall

 

2011

1

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

What’s in Store for 2011: If You are Not Disrupting, You are Being Disrupted

Peter Preziosi

 

2011

1

FEATURES

The e-Patient Is In

Lea Sims

 

2011

1

FEATURES

Online Care: A New-Age Practice in Medicine

Susan Lucci

 

2011

1

TECH TALK

Speed Limits

Kenneth Schafer

 

2011

1

THE NEXT BIG THING

It’s in the Bag

Jill Devrick

 

2010

6

EDITORIAL

Coming Soon…Digital Matrix!

Kristin Wall

 

2010

6

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

How to be Heard Over the Noisy Crowd

Susan Lucci

 

2010

6

FEATURES

The Power of 10,000 MTs

Linda Brady

 

2010

6

FEATURES

MTs—Dinosaurs or Survivors? The Choice is Ours

Sheryl Williams

 

2010

6

FEATURES

The Final Frontier: A Bold, New Mission for Credentialing

Lea Sims

 

2010

6

FEATURES

A Look at Sleep Medicine

Michelle Holden

 

2010

6

FROM THE BENCH

Every Patient’s Dream: Inside the Sleep Lab

John Dirckx

 

2010

6

TECH TALK

The Bottom Line on SRT

Kenneth Schafer

 

2010

6

THE NEXT BIG THING

A Melding of the Minds

Jill Devrick Utterback

 

2010

6

VIEW FROM THE HILL

Advocacy Update, Goals, and Challenges

Peter Preziosi and Scott Shalett

 

2010

5

EDITORIAL

Are You Ready to Take the Wheel and Steer?

Kristin Wall

 

2010

5

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

Meaningful Use: Shaping the Course of the Future

Bob Harvey and Susan Lucci

 

2010

5

FEATURES

Transcription and Coding: A Perfect Pair

Jennifer Della’Zanna

 

                Year

Issue No.

Category

Article Name

Author(s)

2010

5

FEATURES

Climate Shift and Workforce Evolution—Changing Roles of Medical Transcriptionists

Ramavarapu Sathya

 

2010

5

FEATURES

The Medical Detective

Pati Howard

 

2010

5

FROM THE BENCH

The Diagnostic Challenge of Autoimmune Disease

John Dirckx

 

2010

5

TECH TALK

Throw Me a Lifeline: An MTSO Gets Outside Help with BESR

Kenneth Schafer

 

2010

5

THE NEXT BIG THING

Digging Deep

Jill Devrick Utterback

 

2010

5

VIEW FROM THE HILL

Meaningful Use Rules Rolled Out By The Federal Government: What Meaning Do The Rules Have For Healthcare Documentation Workers?

Rebecca McSwain

 

2010

4

EDITORIAL

Safety First

Kristin Wall

 

2010

4

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

Compliance with HITECH—Are You Ready?

Linda Sullivan and Susan Lucci

 

2010

4

FEATURES

Red Alert to Business Associates—HITECH is Here!

Brenda Hurley

 

2010

4

FEATURES

Protecting ePHI Across Open Networks: HIPAA/HITECH Compliance Through Encryption

Jay Vance

 

2010

4

FEATURES

Prosthetics and Orthotics for the Limb Loss Patient

Rose Hayden

 

2010

4

FROM THE BENCH

Stem Cell Research: A Status Report

John Dirckx

 

2010

4

TECH TALK

Cloud Computing: From Napkins to Catch-Phrase

Kenneth Schafer

 

2010

4

THE NEXT BIG THING

Helping Your Organization Navigate Technology Transitions

Jill Devrick Utterback

 

2010

4

VIEW FROM THE HILL

Retain the Narrative Record to Improve Patient Care

Peter Preziosi

 

2010

3

EDITORIAL

Where Do You Fall on the Color Spectrum of Business Practices?

Kristin Wall

 

2010

3

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

Compliance, Transparency, and Ethics

Tony Incardona and Susan Lucci

 

2010

3

FEATURES

On Close Inspection: Business Transparency and Professional Accountability in the Medical Transcription Sector

Peter Preziosi and Scott Edelstein

 

2010

3

FEATURES

Now, That’s an Ethical Question!

Barb Marques

 

2010

3

FEATURES

Information Transparency and the New Reality for MT Risk Management

Jefferson Howe and Sherry Doggett

 

2010

3

FEATURES

Anemia and Red Blood Cells: The Good, the Bad, and the Atypical

Patricia McMahon

 

2010

3

FROM THE BENCH

Laboratory Diagnosis of Cancer: The Promise of Proteomics

John Dirckx

 

2010

3

TECH TALK

A Layman’s Guide to Ethics and Transparency Using Microsoft Word

Kenneth Schafer

 

2010

3

VIEW FROM THE HILL

Meaningful Use: Looking Back and Going Forward

Greg Doggett

 

2010

2

EDITORIAL

Putting Patients in the Driver’s Seat

Kristin Wall

 

2010

2

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

Personal Health Records: Readiness and Responsibility

Nick van Terheyden and Susan Lucci

 

2010

2

FEATURES

Bridging the Gap in the New World of PHR

Barb Adler

 

2010

2

FEATURES

From Limbo to Liberation

Michelle LaBrosse

 

2010

2

FEATURES

“It’s My Centennial!” said Tom Swiftly

Richard Lederer

 

2010

2

FEATURES

Treating Infertility: From Heartbreak to Hope

Pati Howard

 

2010

2

FROM THE BENCH

Laboratory Assessment of Infertility

John Dirckx

 

2010

2

TECH TALK

How is Your Medical Record Like Your Tax Return?

Kenneth Schafer

 

2010

2

THE UN-COMFORT ZONE

Don’t Get Stuck in Reverse

Robert Evans Wilson

 

2010

2

VIEW FROM THE HILL

An Ounce of Prevention: The Importance of Ethical Best Practices for the Medical Transcription Industry

Greg Doggett

 

2010

1

EDITORIAL

Together We Shine

Kristin Wall

 

2010

1

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

The Art of Motivation—Inspiring Employees

Eileen Dwyer and Susan Lucci

 

2010

1

FEATURES

Motivation is the Name of the Game

Lauren Underhill

 

2010

1

FEATURES

Employee Motivation: It’s Not Just About the Money

Kirk Calabrese

 

2010

1

FEATURES

Hospice: A Loving History

Deb Screiber

 

2010

1

FROM THE BENCH

Laboratory Study of Cerebrospinal Fluid

John Dirckx

 

2010

1

TECH TALK

Motivating Employees—How to Help Your MTs Love What They Do

Kenneth Schafer

 

                Year

Issue No.

Category

Article Name

Author(s)

2010

1

THE UN-COMFORT ZONE

Pack Mentality

Robert Evans Wilson

 

2010

1

VIEW FROM THE HILL

Advocacy Summit 2010: Working Together for the Future of the Profession and Industry

Greg Doggett

 

2009

6

EDITORIAL

Technology Update

Lea Sims

 

2009

6

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

MTIA: A Year in Review

Gerry Kelly

 

2009

6

FEATURES

Benchmark KB: Building a Better MT

Lea Sims

 

2009

6

FEATURES

Automated Speech Recognition: The Technology That Shall Not Be Named

Kirk Calabrese

 

2009

6

FEATURES

Advanced Training: New Speech Recognition Course

Sue Krajewski

 

2009

6

FEATURES

Clostridium Difficile: A Primer

Deb Schreiber

 

2009

6

FROM THE BENCH

Antibiotic Resistance

John Dirckx

 

2009

6

TECH TALK

Technology Innovation, Adoption, Low-Tech Money Management Solutions

Kenneth Schafer

 

2009

6

THE UN-COMFORT ZONE

The Pleasure Principle

Robert Wilson

 

2009

6

VIEW FROM THE HILL

Under the Microscope: Meeting the Challenges of Increased Regulation and Greater Transparency

Greg Doggett

 

2009

5

EDITORIAL

Capturing America’s Healthcare Story—Revisited

Lea Sims

 

2009

5

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

HITECH Act Promises EMR Funding to Clinicians with “Meaningful Use

George Catuogno

 

2009

5

FEATURES

Clinical Narrative Integrated into the EHR: Harmony with Health Story

Nick van Terheyden

 

2009

5

FEATURES

A Primer on Plastic Recycling and Safety

Grace LaConte

 

2009

5

FEATURES

Brown Adipose Tissue

Margaret Walker

 

2009

5

FEATURES

Lancefield, Potter, Reed, and Taussig: Famous Women in Medicine and Their Eponymous Terms

Corinne Wolf

 

2009

5

FROM THE BENCH

Chemistry Comes to Life

John Dirckx

 

2009

5

TECH TALK

EMR, GPS, and Strong Opinions

Kenneth Schafer

 

2009

5

THE UN-COMFORT ZONE

What Drives Your Desire? Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson

 

2009

5

VIEW FROM THE HILL

Advocacy 2.0: Taking the AHDI and MTIA Advocacy Strategy to the Next Level

Greg Doggett

 

2009

4

EDITORIAL

Managing Risk

Lea Sims

 

2009

4

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

Risk Management

Noel Bambrough

 

2009

4

FEATURES

The MT as First Responder

Pati Howard

 

2009

4

FEATURES

Factoring Invoices for Cash Flow: Five Questions Every MTSO Should be Asking

Philip Cohen

 

2009

4

FEATURES

Pediatric Surgery for Congenital Heart Defects

Patricia McMahon

 

2009

4

FEATURES

Surviving and Thriving with Spina Bifida

Brenda Wynn

 

2009

4

FEATURES

Apgar, Cori, Dempsey, and Frey: Famous Women in Medicine and Their Eponymous Terms

Corinne Wolf

 

2009

4

FROM THE BENCH

Laboratory Testing in Neonatal Medicine

John Dirckx

 

2009

4

TECH TALK

Where Did I Put That Data?

Kenneth Schafer

 

2009

4

THE UN-COMFORT ZONE

Defeating the De-Motivator

Robert Wilson

 

2009

4

VIEW FROM THE HILL

Making “Meaningful Use” Meaningful: The Importance of the Narrative for Quality of Care and EHR Adoption

Greg Doggett

 

2009

3

EDITORIAL

Our 2-year Check-up

Lea Sims

 

2009

3

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

MTIA and AHDI—Two Years Into the Partnership

Eileen Dwyer

 

2009

3

FEATURES

The AHDI and MTIA Partnership: Creating a Louder, Larger Footprint in the Healthcare Marketplace

Peter Preziosi

 

2009

3

FEATURES

Update: The Partnership—Year 3

Susan Lucci

 

2009

3

FEATURES

Emerging Technologies: Focus Group Findings and Conclusions

Laura Bryan

 

2009

3

FEATURES

The Dermatology Update

Charles Crutchfield

 

2009

3

FROM THE BENCH

Skin Biopsy

John Dirckx

 

2009

3

TECH TALK

An Idiot’s Guide to HL7

Kenneth Schafer

 

                Year

Issue No.

Category

Article Name

Author(s)

2009

3

VIEW FROM THE HILL

Unwrapping the Economic Stimulus Package: An Overview of the HITECH Act

Greg Doggett

 

2009

2

EDITORIAL

The Skinny on SRT

Lea Sims

 

2009

2

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

Speech Recognition

Nick van Terheyden

 

2009

2

FEATURES

Speech Recognition: It’s About Time!

Nicholas Mahurin

 

2009

2

FEATURES

Speech Technology Adoption—Achieving Organizational Goals by Ensuring MT Success

Lynn Kosegi

 

2009

2

FEATURES

Emergency Medical Services: Evolving “Mobile” Documentation

Lea Sims

 

2009

2

FROM THE BENCH

a.k.a. Urinalysis

John Dirckx

 

2009

2

TECH TALK

An MTSO’s Battlefield Guide to SRT Implementation

Kenneth Schafer

 

2009

2

THE UN-COMFORT ZONE

The Most Powerful Motivator

Robert Wilson

 

2009

2

VIEW FROM THE HILL

The Human Factor of HIT: Integrating People and Technology

Greg Doggett

 

2009

1

EDITORIAL

The Once and Future Classroom

Lea Sims

 

2009

1

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

Managing the Not-So-Recession-Proof Arena of Health Care

Linda Yaniszewski

 

2009

1

FEATURES

MT Education: A Journey, Not a Destination

Kim Buchanan

 

2009

1

FEATURES

Creating the Optimal Professional Practicum Experience

Lori Wagner

 

2009

1

FEATURES

The Birth of an Industry

Kathy Rockel

 

2009

1

FEATURES

Securing Funding in a Bad Economy

Philip Cohen

 

2009

1

FEATURES

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Pati Howard

 

2009

1

FROM THE BENCH

A Bundle of Trouble: The Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes Mellitus, and Cardiovascular Disease

John Dirckx

 

2009

1

TECH TALK

Why I Hate Digital Handhelds

Kenneth Schafer

 

2009

1

THE UN-COMFORT ZONE

What’s Pushing Your Buttons? Robert Wilson

Robert Wilson

 

2009

1

VIEW FROM THE HILL

New Beginning, New Opportunities

Greg Doggett

 

2008

6

EDITORIAL

The Power of the Right Message

Lea Sims

 

2008

6

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

Corporate Communication

Jay Cannon

 

2008

6

FEATURES

The Evolution of Corporate Communications

Paul Chin

 

2008

6

FEATURES

Understanding Prostate Cancer and Treatment Options

Stan Sujka

 

2008

6

FEATURES

Outsourcing Solutions for the Transcription Industry

Barbara Ziccardi

 

2008

6

FEATURES

A Forensic Look at Aviation: Safety and Investigation, Part II

Jen Martin-Gall

 

2008

6

FROM THE BENCH

Instant Messaging: Hormones in Health and Disease, Part II

John Dirckx

 

2008

6

TECH TALK

Communication: Less is More

Kenneth Schafer

 

2008

6

VIEW FROM THE HILL

A Perspective on Legal Records

Dave Woodrow

 

2008

5

EDITORIAL

Dare to Comply

Lea Sims

 

2008

5

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

Our Critical Role in Patient Care

Nick van Terheyden

 

2008

5

FEATURES

Compliance Strategies for Medical Transcription

Brenda Hurley

 

2008

5

FEATURES

Dictation to Clinical Knowledge: Delivering Safer, Cost-Effective Medical Care

Nick van Terheyden

 

2008

5

FEATURES

Endocrinology Overview

Rebecca Sue Wester

 

2008

5

FEATURES

A Forensic Look at Aviation: Safety and Investigation, Part I

Jen Martin-Gall

 

2008

5

FROM THE BENCH

Instant Messaging: Hormones in Health and Disease, Part I

John Dirckx

 

2008

5

TECH TALK

Disaster for Dummies

Kenneth Schafer

 

2008

5

VIEW FROM THE HILL

Power of Congressional Diversity

Karen Fox-Acosta

 

2008

4

EDITORIAL

Getting Funded: The Capital Adventure

Lea Sims

 

2008

4

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

The New MTIA

George Catuogno

 

                Year

Issue No.

Category

Article Name

Author(s)

2008

4

FEATURES

Locating Money Sources for Your Business

Philip Cohen

 

2008

4

FEATURES

Transcription Relevance in an Evolving Electronic Health Record (EHR) Environment

George Catuogno

 

2008

4

FEATURES

Business in a Knapsack: Can You Run Your Projects When You’re on the Run?

Michelle LaBrosse

 

2008

4

FEATURES

Secondhand Drinking

Pati Howard

 

2008

4

FROM THE BENCH

Do the Math: Ratios in Laboratory Medicine

John Dirckx

 

2008

4

TECH TALK

Financial Disciplines to Help You Grow

Kenneth Schafer

 

2008

4

VIEW FROM THE HILL

Capitol Quotes—Advocacy Summit Success, May 2008

Karen Fox and Sheryl Williams

 

2008

3

CHANGING PERSPECTIVES

Standardization—The Joint Commission Steps Up

Trudi Griffith

 

2008

3

EDITORIAL

It’s Just a Matter of Time

Lea Sims

 

2008

3

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

Medical Transcription: Is It or Isn’t It a Commodity?

Dave Woodrow

 

2008

3

FEATURES

Turn-around Time: A Measurable Delivery Goal

Susan Lucci

 

2008

3

FEATURES

Ophthalmology: The Eyes Have It

Pati Howard

 

2008

3

FEATURES

MISSION MT: The Career that Moves with You

Diana Gish

 

2008

3

FEATURES

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

Sheryl Williams

 

2008

3

FROM THE BENCH

Cosmetic Surgery, Part II

John Dirckx

 

2008

3

TECH TALK

A Marginally Technical View on the Importance of Understanding Wait Time

Kenneth Schafer

 

2008

3

VIEW FROM THE HILL

Begin at the Local Level—WIBs and One-Stop Career Centers

Karen Fox

 

2008

2

EDITORIAL

What Are You Doing for the Working MT?

Lea Sims

 

2008

2

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

Accounts Receivable and Your Cash Flow

Maria Thomas

 

2008

2

FEATURES

Connecting the Pieces: How AHDI Initiatives Will Help The Working Medical Transcriptionist

Peter Preziosi

 

2008

2

FEATURES

Employee or Independent Contractor?

Sam Kerch

 

2008

2

FEATURES

Growing your Small Business with Project Management

Michelle LaBrosse

 

2008

2

FEATURES

Botox: The Fountain of Youth?

Gwendolyn Dunn

 

2008

2

FROM THE BENCH

Cosmetic Surgery, Part I

John Dirckx

 

2008

2

TECH TALK

QuickBooks and the MTSO: Using Your Accounting Software to its Best Advantage

Kenneth Schafer

 

2008

2

VIEW FROM THE HILL

High Impact—MTs and Healthcare Policy

Karen Fox

 

2008

1

CHANGING PERSPECTIVES

How Do You Measure Your Corporate Culture?

Trudi Griffith

 

2008

1

EDITORIAL

A Page from the Starbucks Book of Success

Lea Sims

 

2008

1

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS

Corporate Culture—How’s Yours?

Bob Harvey

 

2008

1

FEATURES

The Influence of Corporate Culture on Longevity

Vince Consoli

 

2008

1

FEATURES

10 Ways to Inspire Your Team

Michelle LaBrosse

 

2008

1

FEATURES

Tracing Your Health Roots

Rebecca Sue Wester

 

2008

1

FROM THE BENCH

Genetics and Statistics: At Your Own Risk

John Dirckx

 

2008

1

TECH TALK

True Productivity

Kenneth Schafer

 

2008

1

VIEW FROM THE HILL

Mission: Same Page

Karen Fox

 


 

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