Inside Angle

From 3M Health Information Systems

Tag: quality outcomes

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How are hearts faring in a COVID-19 world?

September 11th, 2020 / By Cheryl Manchenton, RN

There has been much focus on all of the manifestations of COVID-19, not only physically, but mentally on all of us. Like many of you, I have struggled with the […]

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COVID-19 compliance concerns – Part 2 on PPE

August 26th, 2020 / By Barbara Aubry, RN

I know y’all don’t want to hear from me twice in one month, but I saw a report recently that I had to share following the  concerns I discussed in […]

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Webinar: Best practices for documenting surgical complications

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN, Audrey Howard, RHIA

How can you be certain that your codified data accurately reflects the physician’s documentation—especially when surgical complications are involved? Review our April webinar with 3M experts Audrey Howard and Cheryl […]

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Webinar: Capture CDI accuracy to drive quality and revenue in the emergency department

With Bobbie Starkey

Discover how documentation specialists can drive best practices in the ED to promote quality outcomes, reduce denials and improve CDI accuracy in this webinar featuring Bobbie Starkey.

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Webinar: Reduce HACs to boost quality outcomes

With Cheryl Manchenton, RN

In this webinar, 3M quality expert Cheryl Manchenton will discuss the latest HAC regulatory updates and penalties and examine the clinical impact on your hospitals and your patients.

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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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.