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From Calcutta to Houston: Technology-driven care coordination for social determinants of health

By L. Gordon Moore, MD

That’s the tagline for the Patient Care Intervention Center (PCIC), a nonprofit working with people living on the streets in and around Houston, Texas. It started with family medicine physician […]

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How deep is that infection? FY19 brings updates to codes affecting quality

September 24th, 2018 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

I did NOT enjoy the disco years, but as I was thinking about this blog, a song lyric popped into my head: “How deep is your love…I really need to […]

CPT and HCPCS coding updates for 2019

September 21st, 2018 / By Camille Ruiz, RHIA

As the last day of summer fades, fall is on the horizon with Halloween displays and pumpkin spice lattes. For those of us in hospital middle revenue cycle—whether CDI, CDM […]

Healthcare blockchain part 2: The “why?”

September 17th, 2018 / By AJ Dandrea

One of the big challenges in healthcare data-driven initiatives is the Swiss cheese phenomenon, which refers to a dataset that lacks specific content to inform, or to allow the information […]

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month: A personal story

September 14th, 2018 / By Gail Barackman, CPC, CPMA, CEMC

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness month, so I thought I would share my personal experience with diagnostic studies for Thyroid Cancer. As someone who suffers from Hashimoto’s Hypothyroidism, regular thyroid […]

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Article: Understand why PSI 90 CDI reviews matter now

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Cheryl Manchenton, RN, provides guidance to help keep your organization on the right track when it comes to accurate and complete PSI metrics.

Podcast Episode Transcript – Getting credit for great work: Helping physicians improve documentation

Welcome to the 3M Health Information System’s Inside Angle podcast. This is Dr. Gordon Moore. I’m your host, and today I’m talking with Dr. Eugene Christian, who is the Chief […]

Webinar: Best practice for managing sepsis denials

How “balanced” is your organization when it comes to managing denials—especially sepsis denials? In this webinar, 3M expert Krysten Brooks, RN, discussed the key clinical indicators of sepsis and how […]

Webinar: Why PSIs matter now

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Why does PSI 90 matter to your organization? Discover the importance of patient safety indicators in this webinar featuring Cheryl Manchenton and Margaret Schmidt.