Inside Angle

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Tag: quality outcomes

Webinar: Best practices for physician engagement

With Beth Wolf, MD, Cheryl Manchenton, RN

This webinar, featuring Dr. Beth Wolf and Cheryl Manchenton, RN, will help you identify clinical initiatives that have the potential to motivate physicians.

Physicians and documentation: Getting credit for great work

August 15th, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

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 […]

Putting it together: Workflow design can improve quality outcomes

July 27th, 2018 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

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 […]

Reducing surgical site infection by 74 percent: Machine learning and quality improvement

May 21st, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

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.

Launching the Inside Angle Podcast: Discussions with healthcare thought leaders and innovators

February 14th, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

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 […]

“Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast” – Does it apply to health care?

February 7th, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

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 […]

Webinar: Changes to the IPPS code set drive quality outcomes

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Cheryl Manchenton and Audrey Howard discuss 2018 ICD-10-CM coding updates and their impact on quality.

Webinar: Drive quality with accurate severity of illness and risk of mortality

Explore how precise capture of severity-of-illness and risk-of-mortality measures impact quality outcomes and reimbursement.

Webinar: Collaboration strategies for quality outcomes

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

Driving quality outcomes requires a coordinated effort between HIM, CDI, Quality and Compliance departments. Does your organization have a plan?

Collaborating with kindness

February 3rd, 2017 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

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 […]

Sepsis 3 Consensus definitions—the impact on quality (part two)

June 10th, 2016 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

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 […]

Sepsis 3 Consensus definitions—the impact on quality (part one)

June 8th, 2016 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

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 […]