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Tag: clinical documentation

When de-identification of sensitive health and personal data becomes critical

October 11th, 2019 / By Octavian Weiser, MD

Since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), handling and exchanging documents with personal and sensitive health data in a responsible way has become even more critical. Due […]

Webinar: Improving patient care through the capture of HCC diagnoses in observation patients

Hear from HIM professionals at Atrium Health about how an initiative to ensure complete HCC capture and documentation has improved patient care at their health system.

Radiology documentation: Maximizing revenue and reducing risk

May 29th, 2019 / By Katie Kitchen, CPC

From my previous blogs, you know that I am a huge proponent of computer-assisted coding (CAC). Some of the key goals of CAC utilization are increased productivity, maximizing reimbursement and […]

Webinar: Best practices for physician engagement

With Beth Wolf, MD, Cheryl Manchenton, RN

This webinar, featuring Dr. Beth Wolf and Cheryl Manchenton, RN, will help you identify clinical initiatives that have the potential to motivate physicians.

Act on the front-end to reduce readmissions penalties

November 16th, 2018 / By Steve Cantwell

In my previous blog, I took a hard look at the impact of mental health and substance abuse on hospital readmissions, especially the torrent of patients with these issues coming […]

Webinar: Driving quality, accuracy and revenue in the Emergency Department

In this webinar, Bobbie Starkey, RHIT, CCS-P, paints a broad picture of the components to consider if you are thinking of starting a CDI program in your Emergency Department.

Physicians and documentation: Getting credit for great work

August 15th, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Why would an orthopedic surgeon develop expertise in documentation and coding? Eugene Christian, MD, Chief Medical Officer for St. Mary’s Bon Secours Hospital in Richmond Virginia describes his work on […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Getting credit for great work: Helping physicians improve documentation

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Health Information System’s Inside Angle podcast. This is Dr. Gordon Moore. I’m your host, and today I’m talking with Dr. Eugene Christian, who […]

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 […]

Are ICD-10-CM coding guideline 19 and clinical validity diametrically opposed?

October 7th, 2016 / By Sue Belley, RHIA, Cheryl Manchenton, RN, Donna Smith, RHIA

Cheryl:  Hey fellow bloggers, have you heard what people are saying about the new ICD-10-CM coding guideline 19? Sue: I’ve heard a few things. . . Donna: There’s certainly a […]

Lessons from 3M’s Executive Summit: New care delivery models

March 4th, 2016 / By Ann Chenoweth, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA

With the transition from volume to value-based delivery of care, health systems are exploring innovative models to improve the quality of care and patient safety while reducing costs. Last week, […]

Case Study: St. Margaret’s Health

Keeping up with clinical documentation process changes in the industry can have a significant impact on smaller hospitals’ financial health. St. Margaret’s Health, a 57-bed hospital in Illinois, worked to […]