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Tag: COVID-19

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Advanced Primary Care: What primary care looks like when it’s firing on all cylinders

May 5, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

If primary care is the foundation of high performing health systems, Advanced Primary Care (APC) is what primary care looks like when it is fully resourced. An efficient health care […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: When primary care fires on all cylinders

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. With me today is Wayne B. Jonas, MD. He is a practicing family physician, an […]

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Article: Telling the whole COVID-19 story in ICD-10-CM: Capturing the inflammatory response

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN, Beth Wolf, MD, Audrey Howard, RHIA

Cheryl Manchenton, RN, BSN, Beth Wolf, MD, CCDS, CPC, and Audrey Howard, RHIA, review ICD-10-CM coding for cytokine release syndrome, sepsis, and multisystem inflammatory syndrome related to COVID-19.

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AI Talk: Debater, silence and a volcano

April 16, 2021 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s AI Talk… Debating with a machine The New Yorker published an article this week which piqued my interest. It was about how IBM’s effort to create a program, […]

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Health care financing is out of date: Large employers must put their weight behind needed changes

April 9, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Health care payment is about how we write the checks. Health care finance is about how we design the way money flows.  We’re living in a system built by good […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: Financing U.S. health care to invest in the future

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. With me today is Rebecca Etz, PhD. She is an associate professor of Family Medicine and […]

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COVID-19 and vitamin D: Does it matter?

April 5, 2021 / By Precious Porter, RN, BSN

Vitamin D is a group of fat-soluble secosteroids responsible for increasing intestinal absorption of calcium, magnesium and phosphate. Also known as “calciferol” and even the “sunshine vitamin,” it is also […]

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Three questions with Garri Garrison: The lasting impact of 2020

March 29, 2021 / By Garri Garrison, Kelli Christman

We sat down with 3M Health Information Systems Division Vice President Garri Garrison to talk about some of the lasting effects from a tumultuous 2020 and how we’re helping to […]

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CMS change to reporting and reimbursement for high throughput COVID-19 testing

March 24, 2021 / By Bobbie Starkey

Some of you may be aware that CMS implemented some add-on payments for COVID-19 high throughput testing effective January 1, 2021. The add-on payments are being implemented to support laboratories […]

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ICD-10 updates twice a year? More COVID-19 code proposals? Highlights from the March C&M meeting

March 19, 2021 / By Rhonda Butler

The latest ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee (C&M) meeting gave us one more unprecedented thing in this time of unprecedented things—the combined agenda was the largest ever. The two-day virtual […]

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Breathing air into ARDS: Understanding a common manifestation of COVID-19

March 10, 2021 / By Audrey Howard, RHIA, Sue Belley, RHIA

Since the start of the pandemic, health care professionals have focused on understanding acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) as a manifestation of COVID-19. Although ARDS was first clinically recognized in […]

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The COVID-19 vaccine: Gratitude while coding

March 5, 2021 / By Jean Jones, CPC

I have a confession to make: I wasn’t always pro vaccines! My view of vaccination has changed since my son was a baby when I actually considered skipping his vaccinations […]