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Tag: outpatient

Getting ready for fall? Or did you take a fall?

October 4th, 2019 / By Cecilia Charles, RHIA

The summer months have passed us by and autumn is here which means flu and cold season is upon us. But wait, we are just beginning to heal from the […]

Webinar: Let’s talk: Creating a common outpatient language for value

How can you create a common language between clinical and financial managers and payers and providers enabling behavioral change? Start with an approach that captures the current changes in clinical […]

HCCs: Whose “problem” is it? It’s an AND, not an OR!

February 26th, 2018 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

HCCs are a “problem.” By that I mean no organization can ignore the impact of HCCs. No CDI specialist, HIM professional, quality specialist, provider or billing auditor can remain uneducated […]

Webinar: How will CJR bundled payments affect your organization?

3M’s Cathy Machacyk, RN, BSN, reviews Comprensive Joint Replacement bundled payments in this webinar.

CAC Exact: A new CAC system performance metric

November 9th, 2016 / By Clarissa George

What percentage of automation is completely correct in a computer-assisted coding (CAC) system? Or, in other words, how many visits does a CAC system get exactly correct? The answer to […]

Annotations: A closer look

May 16th, 2016 / By Clarissa George

In my last blog post, I talked about Coder Acceptance methods and I introduced the idea of rolled up CAC methods and rolled up manual methods. I also went over […]

Video: Inpatient vs. outpatient: What determines payment?

With Donna Smith, RHIA

3M’s Donna Smith explains why the differences can impact a clinical documentation improvement program.

Video: CDI program differences: Inpatient vs. outpatient

With Lisa Lanier

What are the differences between inpatient and outpatient CDI programs? Learn more about the unique documentation challenges facing each type of facility.

Case Study: Southeastern U.S. medical center

As services increasingly move to the outpatient setting, is your organization’s CDI program still effective?

Infographic: Clinical documentation improvement: Moving from the present state to the future

What is the future of CDI and how can organizations improve their current programs?


Case Study: Kettering Health Network

After experiencing an increased rate of claims denials, Kettering took action and now has a clean claim rate of 96 percent and bill holds averaging one to three accounts per […]