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Tag: clinical documentation

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Creating time to care: Using technology to care “for” and “about” patients

June 9, 2021 / By Adam Rothschild, MD

In my work, we talk a lot about “creating time to care.” I didn’t come up with this saying, but I like it. In this blog post, I want to […]

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Clinical documentation integrity in the time of COVID-19

May 4, 2020 / By Julie Salomon, BSN, RN

The healthcare landscape has changed drastically over the last few months. How should a Clinical Documentation Specialist (CDS) carry on while physicians are on the battlefield fighting an invisible, unpredictable […]

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International impact of clinical documentation

March 9, 2020 / By Felisha Bochantin

Illnesses do not discriminate by country, region or origin and the delivery of medicine remains universal. Illness are found everywhere around the globe; it only stands to reason that providers […]

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Clinical documentation: Easing the burden on physicians

February 28, 2020 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

What does “severe” mean? I know this sounds like a specious question, but it provides a window into the complex world of clinical documentation. As a palliative care physician, Dr. […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Clinical documentation: Easing the burden on physicians

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Hello, and welcome to the 3M Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore, and with me today is Dr. Beth Wolf. Welcome, Dr. Wolf. Beth […]

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

October 11, 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 […]

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Radiology documentation: Maximizing revenue and reducing risk

May 29, 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 […]

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Act on the front-end to reduce readmissions penalties

November 16, 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 […]

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Physicians and documentation: Getting credit for great work

August 15, 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 […]

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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 […]

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

October 7, 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 […]

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

March 4, 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, […]