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Tag: CDI

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?

Case study: University of Utah Health Care

To raise the bar on performance, University of Utah Health Care analyzed and transformed high-quality data into actionable intelligence.

Article: Four elements of a successful CDI program

Complete and accurate documentation is critical to improving key performance indicators for both hospitals and physicians. 3M’s Dr. Michael Powell outlines four essential components of a successful CDI initiative.

If you got it….use it! Working smarter, not harder on improving quality outcomes

March 6th, 2017 / By Cheryl Manchenton

I have found that the best topics for my blog are those that I care most passionately about (see “Collaborating with Kindness” as an example). As I thought about this […]

HCCs: A frequent factor in the value equation

February 20th, 2017 / By Kristine Daynes

Shifting from volume-driven to value-based healthcare wouldn’t be so difficult if value meant just one thing. But every payer and value-based program defines value to suit its own purposes—on good […]

2017 MOON update: Take this seriously

February 17th, 2017 / By Barbara Aubry, RN

Last year I wrote a blog about the new Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice or MOON, the latest in the CMS library of Beneficiary Notices. A lot of folks thought no […]

What’s in it for me? Accurate reimbursement!

February 10th, 2017 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

I paraphrase, but this is essentially the question we hear from providers when we talk about ICD-10 coding accuracy. Most recently, I was asked this question by an HIM department looking […]

HIMagine that: Guideline 19 revisited

February 6th, 2017 / By Donna Smith, RHIA, Sue Belley, RHIA

Donna: Hey Sue, have you read the WEDI document on the 2016 ICD-10-CM Clinical Indicators? This is another opinion on Guideline 19, which was published in the 2017 “ICD-10-CM Official […]

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

What are hierarchical condition categories (HCCs) and what role do they play in value-based reimbursement? Find out in our latest white paper.

Should we fear change?

December 7th, 2016 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

When it comes to regulatory changes, do we still have anything left to fear?  Oh sure, there are all kinds of changes coming for us, like the merit-based incentive payment […]

WEDI comments on ICD-10 Guideline 19

November 21st, 2016 / By Barbara Aubry, RN

I promised follow-up on Guideline 19, so I want to share what I have read recently. The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) published an issue brief on October 21, […]

Webinar: How your approach to quality impacts total performance scores

With Donna Smith, RHIA

This webinar reviews the Total Performance Score calculation and how the Value-Based Purchasing Program measures will impact payment.