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Tag: clinical documentation

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Conquering documentation of complications in ICD-10-CM

March 15, 2024

When a patient is admitted for treatment of complication resulting from medical or surgical care, the principal diagnosis should be the complication. An ICD-10-CM code for the specific complication may […]

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3M Health Information Systems collaborates with AWS to accelerate AI innovation in clinical documentation

April 21, 2023

In case you missed it this week, we’re really excited to announce a new collaboration with AWS to accelerate and scale our ambient clinical documentation and virtual assistant solutions! Check […]

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AI Talk: 3M HIS AI research spotlight

Feb. 24, 2023 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week I am spotlighting research results published by our 3M HIS team of artificial intelligence (AI) scientists and researchers in the recent past. I will give a synopsis of […]

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Creating time to care: Using technology to care “for” and “about” patients

June 9, 2021 / By Adam Rothschild, MD

In my work, we talk a lot about “creating time to care.” I didn’t come up with this saying, but I like it. In this blog post, I want to […]

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Clinical documentation integrity in the time of COVID-19

May 4, 2020 / By Julie Salomon, BSN, RN

The healthcare landscape has changed drastically over the last few months. How should a Clinical Documentation Specialist (CDS) carry on while physicians are on the battlefield fighting an invisible, unpredictable […]

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International impact of clinical documentation

March 9, 2020 / By Felisha Bochantin

Illnesses do not discriminate by country, region or origin and the delivery of medicine remains universal. Illness are found everywhere around the globe; it only stands to reason that providers […]

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Clinical documentation: Easing the burden on physicians

Feb. 28, 2020 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

What does “severe” mean? I know this sounds like a specious question, but it provides a window into the complex world of clinical documentation. As a palliative care physician, Dr. […]

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When de-identification of sensitive health and personal data becomes critical

Oct. 11, 2019 / By Octavian Weiser, MD

Since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), handling and exchanging documents with personal and sensitive health data in a responsible way has become even more critical. Due […]

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Radiology documentation: Maximizing revenue and reducing risk

May 29, 2019 / By Katie Patterson, CPC

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 […]

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Act on the front-end to reduce readmissions penalties

Nov. 16, 2018 / By Steve Cantwell

In my previous blog, I took a hard look at the impact of mental health and substance abuse on hospital readmissions, especially the torrent of patients with these issues coming […]

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Physicians and documentation: Getting credit for great work

Aug. 15, 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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Are ICD-10-CM coding guideline 19 and clinical validity diametrically opposed?

Oct. 7, 2016 / By Sue Belley, RHIA, Cheryl Manchenton, RN, Donna Smith, RHIA

Cheryl:  Hey fellow bloggers, have you heard what people are saying about the new ICD-10-CM coding guideline 19? Sue: I’ve heard a few things. . . Donna: There’s certainly a […]