Inside Angle

From 3M Health Information Systems

Tag: COVID-19

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Bridging the health care inequality divide: Pandemic solutions

July 1st, 2020 / By Melissa Clarke, MD

Today’s blog is co-authored by Angela Diop, ND, CHCIO, and Andrew Robie, MD, of Unity Health Care in Washington DC. Dr. Robie is Chief Medical Information Officer and a family […]

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The new triple threat: COVID-19, health disparities and high prices

June 29th, 2020 / By Steve Delaronde

The intersection of a novel virus, health disparities across our communities and rising health care prices presents a formidable challenge to the U.S. health care system. COVID-19 is new, but […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Bringing successful whole person care to high needs/high cost patients

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon: This is the 3M Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore, and with me today is Dr. Theresa Brown, who is the CareMore and Aspire Central […]

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Social determinants of health in the time of COVID-19

June 19th, 2020 / By Amanda Steffon

It has been over 100 years since the Spanish Flu spread across the globe. Although we cannot make a direct comparison between then and now, there are contributing factors in […]

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Coding focus as the pandemic continues

June 17th, 2020 / By Audrey Howard, 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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“Ride it out at home?” Warning people at extreme risk of COVID-19, so they seek essential care

June 12th, 2020 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Julio Ayala died at home of COVID-19. I don’t know if he would have survived if he had gone to a hospital, but he might have. Nobody wants to be […]

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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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A refresher on the coding of poisoning, underdosing, toxic and adverse effects during the pandemic

June 10th, 2020 / By Sue Belley, RHIA

Update: On June 15, several days after this blog posted, the FDA revoked their Emergency Use Authorization for hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine for the treatment of COVID-19. The alert states, “Based […]

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AI Talk: Poverty, COVID-19 and satellites

June 5th, 2020 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

As the pandemic spread in March and April, the nation went into lockdown and the number of cases began to climb, one factor became patently obvious: poor and minority communities […]

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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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Data-driven approaches are essential to assessing COVID-19 risk

June 3rd, 2020 / By Megan Carr

As we all face the reality of day-to-day life during a pandemic, I consider myself in the lucky category. My husband and I may struggle as we manage two full-time […]

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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.