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The specialist referral: Do primary care providers have all the information they need?

November 17th, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

The role of the primary care provider is to serve as a generalist in managing their patients’ health. Specialists are available to provide expert opinion or specific procedures beyond the […]

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Webinar: Sepsis denials management

With Donna Smith, RHIA

Also featuring Krysten Brooks, RN, this webinar reviews the definition of sepsis and how to manage sepsis claims denials.

White Paper: Hierarchical condition categories (HCCs) and the shift to value-based reimbursement

What are HCCs and what role do they play in value-based reimbursement? Find out in our white paper.

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Streamlining chest x-ray CPTs in 2018

November 15th, 2017 / By Allison Morgan

Chest x-ray imaging codes are one of the most highly utilized codes seen in the coding and medical industry, so it was a pleasant surprise to see these codes getting […]

Value-based payments: How well do you know your members?

November 13th, 2017 / By Gina Perna

New York is one of many states in the process of reforming the way it pays providers through a Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. The goal is to […]

What to do about clinician burnout?

November 10th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Recent research has shown that the cost of clinician burnout appears to be significant: “Clinician burnout is prevalent across health care settings and may impair clinicians’ ability to maintain safe […]

Involving physicians in value-based care decisions: The only path to lasting change

November 8th, 2017 / By Steve Delaronde

Patient engagement is widely accepted as a key condition for achieving positive healthcare outcomes. Patients who participate in their healthcare decisions and feel capable of improving their health through diet, […]

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Webinar: Drive quality with accurate severity of illness and risk of mortality

Explore how precise capture of severity-of-illness and risk-of-mortality measures impact quality outcomes and reimbursement.

Article: Paying for Outcomes, Not Performance: Lessons from the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System

With Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Averill, MS

This article from Richard Averill, MS and Norbert Goldfield, MD describes the future of payment reform in health care.

Podcast: How Data Analytics is Changing Value-Based Care

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Value-based care holds great promise, but getting it right requires you to think differently about data analytics. Join 3M HIS leaders L. Gordon Moore, MD and Jason Burke to hear […]

Webinar: The impact of ICD-10 specificity on patient quality and safety initiatives

With Sue Belley, RHIA

Two years ago, ICD-10 went live. This webinar explores what effect ICD-10 codes have had on health care initiatives so far.