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Differing perspectives of the medical record

January 21st, 2019 / By Sheldon Barlow

The medical record is unique because it is written for various reasons and looked at from various perspectives. It is not only a written representation of a face-to-face medical interaction […]

Video: Better collaboration with physician teams

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.

If you build it, they will come! Getting providers engaged with your CDI program

November 5th, 2018 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN, Beth Wolf, MD

It is very easy to get aggravated with providers who do not appear to be engaged with CDI programs. But let’s hold on. Where should their focus be? Sorry, but […]

It’s time to step up our ICD-10 education for providers

November 2nd, 2018 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

One of the many benefits of working for a nation-wide company is visibility into payer actions from coast to coast. Our many customers send us comments about payer actions and […]

Podcast Episode Transcript: Payer-provider collaboration: What’s in it for consumers?

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Hello, and welcome to the 3M Health Information Systems Inside Angle podcast. My name is Gordon Moore, and I’m your host. Today, I’m talking with Mike Fay. He’s […]

Given the need to reduce unnecessary costs in health care, what value do health insurance plans add?

October 29th, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Consumer-directed health care is the idea that a person armed with good information will select the right services from the best provider of that service and this will translate to […]

HCCs and physicians

July 31st, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

As a physician, I am responsible for coding certain diagnoses that will trigger certain payment and risk adjustment. Risk adjustment scores are important in terms of quality measures and they […]

Physicians and quality metrics: They care…they REALLY care!

November 14th, 2016 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

So, this month I am taking a slight detour. Instead of continuing to dissect AHRQ version 6.0 changes, I would like to reflect on providers and quality. I promise to […]

What Is Cost in Health Care?

May 26th, 2015 / By Kristine Daynes

Although cost is a common topic in health care, it is not commonly understood. As one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, similarly, in health care, one man’s cost is […]

Four Mistakes My Doctors Make with High Deductible Plans

October 27th, 2014 / By Kristine Daynes

A year ago my family changed to a high deductible health plan and started using a health savings account. Because we expect to pay higher upfront out-of-pocket expenses, we pay […]

Delivering on the Promise of an “E-Health” Revolution

February 24th, 2014 / By Jeremy Zasowski

As more and more hospitals and healthcare organizations convert more and more of their paper medical records to electronic health records (EHRs), an interesting dynamic has begun to emerge, as […]

CMS: It’s All About Compliance Actually

February 5th, 2014 / By Barbara Aubry, RN

I’ve spent years reading healthcare rules, regulations, and laws (I know what you are thinking – better you than me!). Often, it’s necessary to connect the dots with the regulations […]