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Tag: COVID-19

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The Indian health system’s innovative way of managing human resource shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic

September 14, 2021 / By Naveen Sharma, MD

COVID-19 and its multiple waves has led to many hospitalizations in India. India reported the peak of 414,000 cases in a single day on May 6, 20211. The burden brought […]

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Preventive health care: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

September 8, 2021 / By Karla VonEschen, CPC, CPMA

Have you ever heard someone say, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?” It was Benjamin Franklin who coined this phrase in 1736 to remind the citizens […]

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COVID-19 proof of vaccination: Alternatives to paper cards

August 30, 2021 / By Adam Rothschild, MD

As the SARS-CoV-2 delta variant spreads rampantly through the unvaccinated population, an increasing number of businesses (e.g., restaurants, concerts, gyms) are requiring customers to show proof of vaccination for entry. […]

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AI Talk: Code generation and COVID-19 complications

August 23, 2021 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

Code generation Over the years I have programmed in many languages, starting with Fortran IV in the early seventies. In those days, we had to punch the program instructions into […]

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Article: Assess ICD-10-CM reporting for diabetes due to COVID-19

With Sue Belley, RHIA, Audrey Howard, RHIA

Coding experts Audrey Howard and Sue Belley discuss how to perfect ICD-10-CM reporting for diabetes with COVID-19.

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AI Talk: Data woes and Perceiver

August 6, 2021 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

AI models for COVID-19 I was skimming through MIT Technology Review and I saw one article that stopped me cold. It proclaimed that hundreds of AI models were developed to […]

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Medical cohort episodes and social determinants: A match made for health equity and program integrity

July 26, 2021 / By Katie Christensen

The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened our awareness of the disparities in health equity: accessibility to health care facilities; individual ability and awareness to attend to health care management; support systems […]

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A personal perspective on the long-tail impact of COVID-19

June 28, 2021 / By Steve Cantwell

We’ve all learned some hard lessons from COVID-19, but it will be years before we begin to understand the full impact of COVID-19, both positive and negative. The development speed, […]

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AI Talk: 100th blog – A look back

June 25, 2021 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This blog marks my century mark with the 3M Inside Angle team – all in a little over two years! It has been a remarkable period for several reasons, the […]

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Outsourced coding to the rescue!

June 4, 2021 / By Chad Specht

Last year started off just like every other year. Who would have thought that, by the end of March, you wouldn’t be able to enter a hospital to get a […]

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Addressing vaccine hesitancy to improve health care equity

May 26, 2021 / By Leah Giordano

As of early May, only about 40 percent of Americans have been fully vaccinated according to the CDC, with most of those vaccinations occurring in large scale distribution centers, urban […]

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What’s up with ONC: Joining forces with LOINC to support public health needs during the pandemic

May 21, 2021 / By Precious Porter, RN, BSN

On March 11 of last year, the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic. It has been a whirlwind of change since then, with every […]