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From 3M Health Information Systems

Tag: medical coding

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Three questions with Garri Garrison

September 21st, 2020 / By Garri Garrison, Kelli Christman

I sat down with Garri Garrison, Division Vice President of 3M Health Information Systems, to talk about COVID-19, the impact it has had on the health care industry and examples […]

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What can we learn from baseball scoreboards to improve the revenue cycle?

July 8th, 2020 / By Steve Austin

As a long-time product design and development professional, I am super excited to join the Inside Angle blogging team to explore topics around new  technology and automation in revenue cycle […]

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What to choose for the principal diagnosis (Is there a choice?)

June 26th, 2020 / By Audrey Howard, RHIA

In my opinion, one of the hardest aspects of coding is selecting the principal diagnosis. It is not simply assigning a code to a documented diagnosis. It takes critical thinking […]

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Coding focus as the pandemic continues

June 17th, 2020 / By Audrey Howard, RHIA, 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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Offshore medical coding: Could it be the right fit for you?

December 30th, 2019 / By April Lyle

Offshore medical coding can be a solution for healthcare organizations that has been overlooked because of previous misconceptions. Let’s examine some of the areas of concern and the questions you […]

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A look back at popular blogs of 2019

December 18th, 2019

A big thank you to all Inside Angle readers! As we look ahead to 2020, we invite you to revisit some of our most popular blogs of 2019: “The Iron […]

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The Three Little Pigs, medical records coding and who controls the narrative

December 13th, 2019 / By Rhonda Butler

One of the many wonderful things about the post-Google information age is that, with no appreciable time or effort, you can pose a question and see what’s out there. The […]

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Cycling across Iowa: Coding lessons from a week in the corn

August 12th, 2019 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

July was a weird month for me. I ended up taking vacation in July which I haven’t done since I was a student, oh so many years ago. I’m not […]

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Summer is here: Don’t get burned by medical coding staff shortages

July 12th, 2019 / By Stacie Silvia, RHIT, CCS

Summer is a great time to relax and unwind with family and friends, but coding departments can feel overwhelmed with multiple time-off requests. We all want and need some downtime, […]

Knowledge Lab Post

eGuide: What makes an effective coding quality program?

Could your coding quality program use some work? Review best practices for creating an optimal program.

Knowledge Lab Post

Infographic: Navigating the changing coder landscape, part 2

How three organizations are managing staffing challenges and coding overload with outsourced coding services.

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Advice for the aspiring coder

June 14th, 2019 / By Cecilia Charles, RHIA

Can you remember when you began your journey in the HIM coding world? Well, it’s truly been a while for me. Over the years, I have been a leader, instructor […]