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Article: Understanding cytokines for more accurate COVID-19 reporting

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

A cytokine release or storm is one manifestation of COVID-19 that can be confusing when it comes to documentation. Cheryl Manchenton, 3M consultant, details the latest guidelines in this article […]

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Article: How to ensure patient stories aren’t lost in translation — 3M’s Julie Salomon on the importance of CDI

With Julie Salomon, BSN, RN

In this Q&A article, Julie Salomon, RN, BSN chief product owner of CDI, quality and physician content for 3M HIS, describes the major developments in CDI, the top challenges for […]

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Part 2: CMS announces new ICD-10-PCS codes to capture COVID-19 therapeutics

August 3rd, 2020 / By Audrey Howard, RHIA, Beth Wolf, MD, Julie Salomon, BSN, RN, Sue Belley, RHIA

By now you are probably aware that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued 12 new ICD-10-PCS procedure codes on July 30 for treatment of patients with COVID-19, […]

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What can we learn from baseball scoreboards to improve the revenue cycle?

July 8th, 2020 / By Steve Austin

As a long-time product design and development professional, I am super excited to join the Inside Angle blogging team to explore topics around new  technology and automation in revenue cycle […]

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Coding focus as the pandemic continues

June 17th, 2020 / By Audrey Howard, RHIA, Bobbie Starkey

Now that we have seen many cases of COVID-19 being treated and recovered patients moving on with their “new normal” lives (at least in some states), we should take a […]

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Article: How to unburden physicians with the next evolution in clinical documentation technology

With Jason Mark

Jason Mark describes how natural language understanding (NLU)—the latest evolution in natural language processing (NLP) technology—streamlines workflows for clinicians, clinical documentation improvement specialists and coders.

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2021 ICD-10-CM updates: Looking ahead to October

June 5th, 2020 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC, CPMA

Just when you started to get comfortable with the 2020 ICD-10-CM changes, CMS has published their list of proposed diagnosis code updates for October. Is it really that time of […]

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Article: Guest post: The case for CDI work during the COVID-19 pandemic

With Julie Salomon, BSN, RN

Julie Salomon, BSN, RN looks at the critical role of CDI specialists in maintaining documentation integrity during the current health crisis of COVID-19.

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Video: HCCs help capture complete patient story

Learn how CDI teams at Trinity Health use tools to move beyond the capture of DRGs to the more complete patient story provided by HCCs (hierarchical condition categories).

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CDI query templates for COVID-19

April 10th, 2020 / By Cheryll Rogers, RHIA

Keeping pace with rapidly evolving requirements for coding and reporting of COVID-19 has been a priority focus for CDI and coding professionals over the past month. We were just starting […]

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Data integrity is more important than ever!

March 30th, 2020 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Like many of you, I am bunkered down at home with my family. Normally I try to fill my blogs with a bit of humor but instead, like others, I […]

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ACDIS Podcast: Coronavirus update

Learn how COVID-19 is impacting the work of CDI specialists in this ACDIS podcast episode, featuring Julie Salomon, BSN, RN, 3M 360 Encompass chief product owner.