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Stretching the healthcare dollar: Changes coming to the IPPS?

By Barbara Aubry, RN

The country is revving up for the next election cycle. Like it or not, health care is a focus again and some sword-rattling is taking place regarding the IPPS (Inpatient […]

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Demystifying Medicare Risk Adjustment

July 15th, 2019 / By Samuel Young, MD

As the activity around the forthcoming 2020 election period is heating up, and with it, talk of “Medicare-For-All” options, I thought I’d begin my contribution to the Inside Angle blog […]

AI Talk: Trends, lawsuit, word associations and black or white?

July 12th, 2019 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… AI Healthcare Trends Last month, Forbes featured an article summarizing the trends in health care impacted by AI. The author, Terence Mills, is the CEO of […]

Summer is here: Don’t get burned by medical coding staff shortages

July 12th, 2019 / By Stacie Silvia, RHIT, CCS

Summer is a great time to relax and unwind with family and friends, but coding departments can feel overwhelmed with multiple time-off requests. We all want and need some downtime, […]

Flying to the hospital and getting treated for air ambulance sticker shock

July 10th, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

Patients are charged around $1,200 for an ambulance ride to the hospital, while the median price of an air ambulance for privately insured patients is $36,400. Why is the price […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Confronting the opioid crisis

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Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore, and with me today is Dr. Eugene Christian. He’s the Chief Medical Affairs Officer […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Lessons from organized crime for improving health care

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Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. With me today is Dr. John Wasson, a colleague, with whom I’ve worked in the past […]

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