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Behind the code: Homelessness Z59.0

By Jean Jones, CPC

I was on an internal 3M call recently, listening to the engineers as they were developing ICD-10 codes for the Z59 series—problems related to housing and economic circumstances.  Coincidentally, my […]

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AI Talk: Bias in AI and 2019 innovations

December 6th, 2019 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… Bias in AI – Three perspectives The New York Times published an article on bias in AI as part of their Women and Leadership section. They […]

Does Medicare’s value-based purchasing model really create value in healthcare delivery?

December 2nd, 2019 / By Samuel Young, MD

Value-based reimbursement is the soup du jour in the medical industry these days. How value is defined, however, can vary depending on one’s perspective. Most experts in the field agree […]

Thanksgiving Day is National Family Health History Awareness Day

November 25th, 2019 / By Kelly Long, CPC

The Surgeon General of the United States created this initiative in 2004 as a way for families to share their health histories as they gather around the table, watch the […]

ICD-10 coding for vaping and e-cigarette related illness

November 22nd, 2019 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC

Vaping has become a very hot topic recently, due to the rapid increase of patients showing up at physicians’ offices and ERs with lung injuries.  The Centers for Disease Control […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Can AI help solve the challenge of physician burnout?

With L. Gordon Moore, MD, V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle podcast. I’m your host, Dr. Gordon Moore, and with me today is Dr. Juggy Jagannathan. He is an artificial intelligence evangelist, among many […]

Webinar: A Close Look at the FY 2020 IPPS Final Rule

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

How will the FY 2020 IPPS Final Rule affect your organization’s quality performance? What can you do to prepare? Review our webinar to learn about changes affecting hospital-acquired conditions, patient […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Searching for better outcomes and lower costs: The challenges facing state Medicaid directors

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. Today, I am speaking with Billy Millwee, who is the President and CEO of […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Biking 3,255 miles to talk health care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore, and today I’m talking with Dr. Paul Gordon, who is a tenured professor of family […]