Happy Holidays! Sorry this is not a Charles Dicken’s Christmas story, but it does reflect an equally powerful story: A Tale of Two Cities. This Dickens novel has a well-known […]
At Palmetto Health the CDI teams are deeply involved with the physician teams in many ways, including going on rounds with them to listen for ways to improve documentation.
Dr. Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle Podcast. This is your host, Dr. Gordon Moore. With me today I have Dr. Geoffrey Rose, who is the chief of adult […]
In today’s electronic world, is it possible to go completely paperless? Have you adapted to this new Jetsons-type world? Although it seems like yesterday, over a decade ago I managed […]
Driving quality outcomes requires a coordinated effort between HIM, CDI, Quality and Compliance departments. Does your organization have a plan?
Last year I wrote a blog about the new Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice or MOON, the latest in the CMS library of Beneficiary Notices. A lot of folks thought no […]
I paraphrase, but this is essentially the question we hear from providers when we talk about ICD-10 coding accuracy.
Ann Chenoweth, Incoming AHIMA President and director of industry relations and market research for 3M Health Information Systems, talks about keeping pace with change, how she discovered HIM as a […]
Happy New Year to all! As we make (and break) many New Year’s resolutions this month, I’d like to talk about resolutions for quality. I appreciate the challenges and pressures […]
Let me start by saying Happy Holidays to everyone. However, I am feeling a bit like Mr. Scrooge. I have heard from many clients lately regarding their struggles with obtaining […]
Donna: Hey, Sue! We haven’t talked since AHIMA. Did you get back in time for ICD-10 go-live? Sue: Yes, I was in my office, bright and early on October 1. […]
No more kicking this ICD-10 can down the road. It’s finally here. We have all been waiting, planning, preparing, training, and yes, worrying. With ICD-10 only 24 hours away, will […]