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Waterfalls and data…don’t get submerged!

By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Iceland, the location of my daughter’s destination wedding (at the base of a waterfall!) What a marvelous country. Most surprising were the waterfalls […]

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Are we collapsing yet? Over-measurement is part of the hemorrhage in healthcare delivery

August 19th, 2019 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

It should come as a surprise to no one that healthcare providers are frustrated (a significant understatement) by all of the requirements around documentation of their work with patients. I […]

AI Talk: Steps, SmartNews and voice prints

August 16th, 2019 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… 10,000 steps per day That’s the mantra preached by the medical establishment as a gateway to good health. Last month, the Journal of the American Medical […]

E/M Final Rule: What your organization needs to do now

August 16th, 2019 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC

Can you feel change in the air? Not only is fall just around the corner, but so is the CMS change to E/M documentation and payment. By now, most of […]

CMS and AMA: 2021 proposed changes to E/M outpatient services

August 14th, 2019 / By Barbara Aubry, RN

For those involved in coding and compliance, this is not the first time attempted changes to E/M rules have been proposed. Remember 1995 and 1997? Of course, I’m way too […]

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Webinar: Defining hospital-acquired infections (HAIs)

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

In this webinar, Cheryl Manchenton addresses how hospital-acquired infections are defined.

Podcast Episode Transcript: Measuring what matters in health care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle Podcast. Today, I’m speaking with Dr. John Wasson, a physician colleague, with whom I’ve worked in the past and have had interesting […]

Article: Chart Conundrums: Be Mindful of PA Documentation

With Kelly Long, CPC

In her article, Kelly Long, CPC, discusses the importance of accurate and compliant physician assistant reimbursement.

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