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