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Creating a buffer between reporting requirements and work that improves outcomes

September 26th, 2016 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

MIPS is coming and physicians are unsettled.  Programs with the best of intentions can have unintended side effects. Healthcare providers across the U.S. have justified complaints regarding the multiple reporting […]

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Infographic: The complexities and costs of medical necessity

Do you know how many of your weekly claims need rework due to noncompliance with medical necessity rules? Get the big picture in this infographic.

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Article: What’s next for ICD-10?

With Barbara Aubry, RN

Now that the code freeze is over, big changes are coming to ICD-10.

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Enhancing patient care and the bottom line through LOINC / SNOMED CT implementation

September 23rd, 2016 / By Pam Banning

3M HIS has been busy participating in professional healthcare industry meetings during the first half of 2016. This included Clinical Lab Management Association’s ThinkLab, The American Society of Microbiology (ASM) […]

Risk adjustment – the soft underbelly of healthcare system reform

September 21st, 2016 / By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

Last month, an article appeared in Modern Healthcare lauding the achievement of New York’s Bellevue Hospital in reducing readmissions to their facility. The article raised a number of issues relating […]

Newton’s Third Law and ICD-10: Code changes potentially impacting quality outcomes – Part 2

September 19th, 2016 / By Cheryl Manchenton

I have to give Sir Isaac Newton and his Third Law of Motion a nod: For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Does this law apply to […]

Socioeconomic factors and hospital readmission rates – Part one

September 16th, 2016 / By Paul LaBrec

In their 2011 edition of Health US,1 the National Center for Health Statistics acknowledged the relationship between social factors and health status with a “Special Feature on Socioeconomic Status (SES) […]

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Webinar: Data quality and the future of reimbursement

Exploring changing quality programs with Christine McNamara, Program Director for Coding Services at 3M HIS and Melody Mulaik, President and Co-Founder of Coding Strategies, Inc.

Video: Overcoming Incrementalism in Healthcare Transformation

With David Wetherelt, Herb Fillmore

Industry experts met in March 2016 at the State Healthcare IT Connect conference to discuss best practices.

Article: Is the CMS HACRP a valid measure of hospital performance?

With Richard Fuller, MS, Richard Averill, MS, Norbert Goldfield, MD

Webinar: Effective strategies for managing special needs populations within value-based care

With Herb Fillmore

What makes special populations so important to value-based care? Ignore them at your own risk.