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Tag: COVID-19

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More COVID-19 diagnosis and procedure codes: ICD-10-CM/PCS and MS-DRGs updated for January 1, 2021

December 1st, 2020 / By Rhonda Butler

In response to the national emergency declared for the COVID-19 pandemic, the CDC has implemented six new ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and CMS has implemented 21 new ICD-10-PCS procedure codes for […]

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The vax method to the COVID-19 madness: Vaccine development in a pandemic

November 30th, 2020 / By Precious Porter, RN, BSN

With the recent good news regarding potential SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, I thought it would be helpful to blog about the vaccine development process and how that process has evolved during the […]

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A COVID-19 silver lining? One pathway to investing in health outcomes

November 25th, 2020 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

We’re in somewhat uncharted territory when it comes to measuring health care outcomes. Given the radical shifts in elective procedures, people avoiding care due to COVID-19 exposure concerns, and of […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: A COVID-19 silver lining? Overcoming roadblocks to innovation

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to the 3M Inside Angle Podcast. This your host, Dr. Gordon Moore and with me today is Samantha Olds Frey. She’s the Chief Executive Officer of […]

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Leveraging clinical data for laboratory decision making in COVID-19 specimen pooling

November 23rd, 2020 / By Dannie Greenlee, RN

To keep up with the sheer quantity of SARS-CoV-2 testing and the lack of reagent during the pandemic, laboratories have begun to use the “pooling method.” Originally used as a […]

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AI Talk: Pandemic effect

November 20th, 2020 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

As the number of cases of COVID-19 surge, it is easy to get lost in the negative aspects of the pandemic. This week, I am focusing on three stories that […]

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Agile CDI teams: A case study of one health system’s success

November 16th, 2020 / By Steve Austin

In previous posts, I’ve hinted that agile thinking and behaviors are not just for software developers. In this post, I will provide an example of how agile can apply to […]

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AI Talk: Cough screening, monitoring behavior and mobility data

November 13th, 2020 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s blog focuses on COVID-19, highlighting stories that shed light on how AI is helping folks deal with the pandemic. COVID-19 Cough Sensor A team at MIT has developed […]

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AI Talk: Strategic Plan and fancy cart

November 6th, 2020 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… Federal Health IT Strategic Plan The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published their latest five-year strategic plan for the 2020-2025 period. I’ve reviewed […]

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Medical debt: Addressing a problem that shouldn’t exist

October 28th, 2020 / By Steve Delaronde

High-income countries can offer state-of-the-art medical technology, but treatment can be expensive. The patient’s contribution to the cost of medical treatment can quickly outpace their ability to pay, particularly in […]

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Telemedicine: Here to stay?

October 19th, 2020 / By Katie Kitchen, CPC

Pre-COVID-19, telemedicine was thought by many to be an option of convenience. COVID-19 has made it our main line of communication with physicians. Experts predict there will be more than […]

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AI Talk: Tracking the COVID-19 pandemic

October 16th, 2020 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

As COVID-19 cases continue to creep up, I wanted to assess the state of analytics with respect to the disease. AI and machine learning have been central to the data […]