Join 3M HIS senior health economist Kevin Quinn and senior inpatient consultant Cheryll Rogers for a webinar highlighting the impact 3M APR DRGs have on hospital payment and quality measurement.
In this webinar, explore how to create a true picture of your patient populations and their mortality risks with Cheryl Manchenton, RN.
An unintended effect of improved CDI may be a negative impact on your quality profile, so how do you create accurate documentation?
BCBS of Nebraska has been able to control the cost of health care and keep premiums low. Their strategy: value-based contracting.
Back in March, I reported at the CMS ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance meeting that the expected financial impact of the conversion to ICD-10 for a typical Medicare inpatient case mix […]
Effective revenue cycle workflows often depend on supplemental third-party software to fully manage regulatory and payment requirements. What’s missing from your outpatient revenue cycle system?
Using the power of data, Auburn Community Hospital implemented initiatives to reduce avoidable readmissions, increase case mix index, and improve documentation.
In 2003, health policy experts Gerard Anderson and Uwe Reinhardt, along with two Johns Hopkins doctoral candidates, published an article in Health Affairs provocatively titled “It’s The Prices, Stupid: Why […]
On a beautiful fall day in upstate New York, I joined a group of healthcare financial executives at the HFMA Region 2 Fall Institute. Meeting hot topics included change management, […]
We’re still talking about converting policies – lists of ICD-9 codes or clusters that mean something that could be stated in English. These lists may be in documents, spreadsheets, the […]
Towards midnight, a cop comes upon a guy crawling around on his hands and knees under a streetlight. The cop asks, “What are you doing?” “Looking for my car keys.” […]