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Lines of communication: How laboratory ordering can go wrong

By Pam Banning

I recently listened to a laboratory medicine podcast on the need for clinician friendly terms in laboratory testing. They gave various ordering error examples where the assay values provided no […]

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AI Talk: Monster models, learning machines, mining EHR data

October 18th, 2019 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… Bigger is better? The trend line is clear: First we had a language representation model named after a beloved muppet character, Elmo. This language model had […]

HCPCS update reminder: Billing for amniotic membrane

October 18th, 2019 / By Camille Ruiz, RHIA

It’s that time of year, coders, when many of us are attending webinars on 2020 Coding updates. For outpatient hospital coders and CDM staff, this will include ICD-10-CM/PCS as well […]

Sabbatical by bicycle: A healthcare listening tour across America

October 14th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Paul Gordon rode a bicycle across the U.S. in 2016 asking people their thoughts on the Affordable Care Act. It was a true listening tour and he was not […]

AI Talk: Rebooting AI, fake documentation, predictive text

October 11th, 2019 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… Rebooting AI: Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust – Gary Marcus & Ernest Davis The emperor has no clothes—at least that is the allegorical message conveyed […]

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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 […]

Article: Developing a hospital claim validation strategy to prevent denials

With Sue Belley, RHIA

3M experts describe strategies for developing a comprehensive hospital claim validation strategy.

Article: News bringing coding compliance into the digital age prevents denials

Hospitals have relied on a relatively manual process and retrospective audits for coding compliance, but new technology is streamlining the process, allowing providers to get ahead of denials.

Podcast Episode Transcript: Lowering readmission rates by breaking down silos

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Hello, and welcome to 3M Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore, and today I’m talking with Teri Sholder. Hello, Teri. Teri Sholder: Hello. […]