Monthly news & updates for Direct Difference, Inc Abstractors
February 2020
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Denise Blakely - February 3
Colleen Dobkin - February 15
Margaret Thibodeaux - February 15
Catherine Ronda - February 23
Holly Rowley - February 24
Nicholena Moore - February 25

Data Abstraction / Registry Management / Consulting Direct Difference is the nation's leading health care management consulting firm. We're also the first company to specialize in the field of data abstraction and core measure for health care....

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Hospitals Selected for IQR Validation FY 2022
Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Management Bundle...

1:30 pm ET Description: This presentation will clarify the changes and rationale behind the updates to the SEP-1 measure and the guidance in version 5.7 of the specifications manual and review frequently asked questions (FAQs).

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Sepsis Abstractor's
How To Pomodoro Your Way To Long-Lasting Productivity

Maximizing time is a constant struggle. A fast and effective way to try improving your productivity is the Pomodoro Technique. Just how powerful is the practice of counting your pomodoros? The Pomodoro technique may just be the focus booster you...

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Don't judge patients for researching their health issues

It's difficult to imagine a world now without Google and the internet. It's also strange to think that most people alive right now received the bulk of their education in the pre-internet era. I remember in the United Kingdom, where I went to...

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Direct Difference has
a community group page!
Our team is growing by leaps and bounds!! Lets get to know each other through Facebook ! Positive encouragement and team building comments are welcomed!! Please remember, this is not a page to voice grievances or complain. Why not go there now and introduce yourself to the whole team! Just remember, no sharing any confidential information about our clients or any PHI.
Virtual Training

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Finding and Creating Joy in Work Begins March 11, 2020 Leadership and Organizing for Change​ Live, 60 minute calls on hot topics with safety and quality experts Emotional Intelligence: Speaking up and Listening Across the ​Health...

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Google Drive training and help

Drive lets you keep all your work in one place, view different file formats without buying extra software, and access your files from any device. Get Drive: Web (, Android, or iOS What online storage provider did you use before G ...

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7 Key Takeaways From The 12 Week Year by Moran and...

The 12 Week Year: Get More Done in 12 Weeks than Others Do in 12 Months by Brian P. Moran and‎ Michael Lennington provides a simple but effective framework for setting goals and actionable tactics for executing on those goals. This article covers ...

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