In a recent blog, my colleague Jason Mark examined specificity with Atrial Fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) to see if there are noticeable shifts in the specificity of codes being used under ICD-10. […]
Donna: Eh Sue. What did you think of our experience in Canada reviewing charts for accurate coding? Sue: I would say that they have a similar challenge to ours in […]
To raise the bar on performance, University of Utah Health Care analyzed and transformed high-quality data into actionable intelligence.
Complete and accurate documentation is critical to improving key performance indicators for both hospitals and physicians. 3M’s Dr. Michael Powell outlines four essential components of a successful CDI initiative.
Julia Palmer, project manager with the consulting services business of 3M Health Information Systems, is author of this month’s coding challenge blog. CHALLENGE QUESTION Patient had a melanoma of the […]
One of the main drivers for moving to ICD-10 was increased coding specificity. When the switch took place, however, it was acknowledged that it might still take some time for […]
I don’t know about you guys, but around this time of year, when it seems like spring will never come again, ever, the restless imp in my head starts questioning […]
Does using the 3M 360 Encompass System mean an improved case mix index? Find out in our new infographic.
Donna: Hey Sue, have you read the WEDI document on the 2016 ICD-10-CM Clinical Indicators? This is another opinion on Guideline 19, which was published in the 2017 “ICD-10-CM Official […]
As you all know, I am a fairly opinionated blogger. As a person who takes pride in what I do, I certainly can become easily defensive when someone challenges my […]
Julia Palmer, project manager with the consulting services business of 3M Health Information Systems, is author of this month’s coding challenge blog. A patient with history of a stillbirth was […]
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