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Extra codes vs. creeping complexity in the ICD-10-PCS tables

By Rhonda Butler

Geek alert: If you are one of those people who don’t want to know how sausages and legislation are made, you may want to skip this blog. It is pretty […]

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Revisiting modifier 25

January 16th, 2019 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

Since the Final Rule for 2019 averted the threat of reduced payment for professional services concerning the -25 modifier, I thought revisiting this troublesome modifier would be a good idea. […]

LOINC groups: An idea to help searching in LOINC

January 14th, 2019 / By Jacee Robison, RN

The Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes—widely known as LOINC—is a standard terminology created to enable a common understanding of laboratory and clinical observations, such as lab tests and results, […]

CDI New Year’s resolution: The keys to success

January 9th, 2019 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Happy New Year everyone! I am terrible at New Year’s resolutions, but I did make one this year that I hope to stick to: I want to increase my intake […]

Investing in the future of STEM

January 7th, 2019 / By Ryan Butterfield, DrPH, MBA, Laura Soloway, PhD, Paul LaBrec

Children are naturally curious. Society benefits when this curiosity is encouraged from a young age and developed to include scientific literacy. Why is scientific literacy important? Scientific literacy incorporates the […]

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

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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 […]

Eguide: Data analytics: More promise than performance?

In an era of unprecedented data access, how can you leverage data to benefit your patients and populations?

Webinar: Creating an accurate picture of your clinical risk

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

In this webinar, explore how to create a true picture of your patient populations and their mortality risks with Cheryl Manchenton, RN.

Video: A shift toward quality focus

Amy Truitt and Debbie Okonek, CDI leaders at Palmetto Health, discuss their organization’s shift toward quality focus.