Hear from HIM professionals at Atrium Health about how an initiative to ensure complete HCC capture and documentation has improved patient care at their health system.
On a recent business trip to New York City, I take a taxi to JFK Airport from Lower Manhattan in late afternoon traffic. The cab driver tunes into a radio […]
From my previous blogs, you know that I am a huge proponent of computer-assisted coding (CAC). Some of the key goals of CAC utilization are increased productivity, maximizing reimbursement and […]
Physicians and CDI teams at Sheridan Memorial increased CMI by 7.5 percent and achieved more than $1 million in financial improvements. See how they did it.
HIM, CDI, and inpatient coding professionals can play a significant role in helping their organizations be successful under HACRP. Read Cheryl Manchenton’s article to find out how.
Spring means different things depending on what part of the country you live in. For me, spring means melting snow, flowers and spring cleaning. This also seems like a good […]
Beth Wolf, MD, a physician adviser to 3M Health Information Systems, gives her take on what progressive, forward-thinking health care organizations should be doing in order to implement new documentation […]
Quality expert Cheryl Manchenton explores ways to reduce readmissions penalties.
Happy spring everyone! One of my clients recently made the statement “We don’t know what we don’t know.” I wholeheartedly agree. If only all organizations and team members shared that […]
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.
I have learned countless lessons about perception from my son who is on the autism spectrum. He has helped me better understand how we can inadvertently misinterpret or misuse healthcare […]
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 […]