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You don’t know what you don’t know…Be a lifelong learner!

By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Happy spring everyone! One of my clients recently made the statement “We don’t know what we don’t know.” I wholeheartedly agree. If only all organizations and team members shared that […]

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National guideline changes for ED E/M coding due by 2022

March 18th, 2019 / By Barbara Aubry, RN

According to a March 7, 2019 article in Modern Healthcare, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) has decided to recommend that HHS revisit the national ED coding rules by 2022, citing […]

Setting up a supply item in a charge description master

March 15th, 2019 / By Camille Ruiz, RHIA

On January 17, 2019, CMS issued Transmittal 4204, which states HCPCS Q4122-Dermacell per square centimeter can be assigned either revenue code (RC) 278-Implant or RC 636-Drugs requiring detailed coding. I […]

AI Talk: War, minds and tech

March 15th, 2019 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

War and Possible Minds On almost every front we are now bombarded by the potential for good, evil and stupidity (bugs) with emerging AI technology. If any of you saw […]

Data can show us many things, not all of them real…

March 13th, 2019 / By Richard Fuller, MS

Modern Healthcare recently published another article questioning the utility of the CMS hospital readmission reduction program (HRRP). The article used as its basis two publications, the first of which returned […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Good intentions and unintended consequences: A look at healthcare policy

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle podcast. This is Gordon Moore, your host, and today I am speaking with Harold D. Miller. He’s the president and CEO of […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: In search of innovation: The role of the CMIO

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon: Hello, this is the 3M Inside Angle Podcast from 3M Health Information Systems and this is your host Dr. Gordon Moore, and with me today is Dr. Rick LeMoine. […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Analyzing human language for social good

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to the Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore, and today, I’m speaking with Philip Resnik. He is a professor of linguistics at the […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Physician payment and performance measurement: Is it fair?

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the Inside Angle Podcast. This is Gordon Moore, your host. And today, I’m speaking with Robert Berenson. He is a physician who joined the Urban Institute […]