This webinar, featuring Dr. Beth Wolf and Cheryl Manchenton, RN, will help you identify clinical initiatives that have the potential to motivate physicians.
Why would an orthopedic surgeon develop expertise in documentation and coding? Eugene Christian, MD, Chief Medical Officer for St. Mary’s Bon Secours Hospital in Richmond Virginia describes his work on […]
As a rabid theater-goer, I love Sondheim. Note the quote below: “Bit by bit, putting it together… Piece by piece, only way to make a work of art. Every moment […]
Dr. John Cromwell is a colorectal surgeon interested in computers and machine learning. He believed that computers could sift vast amounts of data to inform surgeons on ways to reduce post-operative infection rates.
One of the best parts of my job is the opportunity to interact with thought leaders and innovators from across the spectrum of healthcare delivery in the U.S. Given the […]
Business management guru Peter Drucker is credited with saying that “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” The message is that an organization will not adopt any change or effectively pursue any […]
Cheryl Manchenton and Audrey Howard discuss 2018 ICD-10-CM coding updates and their impact on quality.
Explore how precise capture of severity-of-illness and risk-of-mortality measures impact quality outcomes and reimbursement.
Driving quality outcomes requires a coordinated effort between HIM, CDI, Quality and Compliance departments. Does your organization have a plan?
As you all know, I am a fairly opinionated blogger. As a person who takes pride in what I do, I certainly can become easily defensive when someone challenges my […]
In my previous blog, I addressed concerns about the new Sepsis 3 definitions. In this blog (part 2), I will further flush out implications for specific quality metrics and also […]
How do you know what you don’t know? That’s the conundrum of the new Sepsis 3 definitions and the impact on measurement of quality outcomes. As I am quite passionate […]