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Answer four key questions to transform report data into actionable data

May 22nd, 2017 / By Kristine Daynes

The digital age has created more noise than useful information. This is especially true in health care, where the quantity of electronic health information has exploded over the past decade. […]

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Article: HCC Accuracy: A Crucial Factor in the Value Equation

With Donna Smith, RHIA

HCCs are not new, but many organizations are only starting to recognize their importance.

Infographic: Examining medical minds

Health care professionals were surveyed about their thoughts on value-based care. Results:

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Coding with Modifiers, Part 1: Modifier 24 made easy

May 19th, 2017 / By Camille Ruiz, RHIA

My colleagues and I were discussing the idea that modifiers have the most room for interpretation by professional fee coders, prompting a three-part blog series covering modifiers 24, 25 and […]

The experience is the differentiator

May 17th, 2017 / By Andy Vitale

By 2020, customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator. This is due, largely in part, to the fact that the role of the customer has changed from isolated to connected, from unaware to informed, from passive to active. Customers have access to unprecedented amounts of information, often at their fingertips, allowing them to […]

Outpatient CDI: Substance and mental health disorders

May 15th, 2017 / By Camille Ruiz, RHIA

May is Mental Health month. It is a reminder to revisit outpatient CDI for substance disorders and mental health disorders. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) statistics indicate […]

Getting at quality: What’s involved in knowing the difference between appropriate and inappropriate care

May 12th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) can save a person’s life when they detect a dangerous heart rhythm and correct it by delivering a shock to the heart. For another person it might […]

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eBrief: How can provider-sponsored health plans succeed in the new insurance marketplace?

What challenges can an organization expect in managing a provider-sponsored health plan (PSP)? How can those challenges be addressed?

Webinar: Collaboration strategies for quality outcomes

With Cheryl Manchenton

Driving quality outcomes requires a coordinated effort between HIM, CDI, Quality and Compliance departments. Does your organization have a plan?

Video: Provider-affiliated health plans

What are the top five things “payviders” need to pay attention to? This video rounds them up.

Webinar: Predictions about predictive analytics: From telescope to microscope

With Herb Fillmore

In his latest webinar, Herb Fillmore examines the shift to a microscope approach to actionable predictive analytics that takes a detailed look at the individual patterns that make up patient […]