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Tag: COVID-19

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Another emergency update: The glass half full version

January 14, 2022 / By Rhonda Butler

In December I posted a blog on the “new and improved normal,” discussing the April 1 ICD-10-CM/PCS update added to the schedule beginning in 2022. Two updates a year instead […]

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Lessons learned from maintaining COVID-19 value sets

January 10, 2022 / By Pam Banning

Our clinical terminology team’s background in nursing, pharmacy, radiology, laboratory and other clinical areas gives us insight into how health care systems are burdened with the sheer volume of data […]

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A “new and improved” normal: Changes for April 1 update announced

December 15, 2021 / By Rhonda Butler

Last year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) jointly finalized a proposal to make the April 1 update of ICD-10-CM/PCS […]

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Stasis vs. tension – UFOs and unusual lab observations

December 10, 2021 / By Pam Banning

Ever been caught off guard hearing about UFO sightings because the physics makes no sense? The Pentagon calls UFOs by a different name: UAPs (unidentified aerial phenomena). I was surprised […]

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A look back at popular blogs of 2021

November 30, 2021

As we head into 2022, we want to take the time to thank you, our loyal 3M HIS Inside Angle readers, for your continued interest in and engagement with the […]

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Clear up ICD-10-CM reporting for COVID-19-related drug misuse

November 29, 2021 / By Sue Belley, RHIA

The drug ivermectin became a household name during the pandemic when some falsely believed it could prevent or treat COVID-19. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), current data […]

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AI Talk: American Medical Informatics Association – Annual Symposium 2021 (part two)

November 19, 2021 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

Continuing the discussion of my observations from last week, here are a few highlights from various sessions conducted during the 2021 AMIA National Symposium. The sessions can be grouped under […]

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COVID-19 on the autism spectrum

November 10, 2021 / By Precious Porter, RN, BSN

I look at my 14-year-old boy every day and think how much I love this guy. His quirks and all! He’s come a long way. He was first diagnosed with […]

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Three questions with Paul Whitaker: Shifting the dynamic of care and 2022 trends in revenue cycle and CDI

November 4, 2021 / By Paul Whitaker, Kelli Christman

I sat down with the 3M Health Information Systems VP of CDI Paul Whitaker to talk about his unique background that led him to 3M HIS, how the pandemic has […]

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AI Talk: Pandemic quarterbacking, autonomous racing and digital twins

October 29, 2021 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

This week’s blog examines our pandemic response, a science tech competition involving autonomous cars and the role of complex simulation software powered by AI. Pandemic quarterbacking The pandemic is still […]

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Podcast Episode Transcript: How payment reforms address social determinants of health

With L. Gordon Moore, MD

Gordon Moore: Welcome to 3M’s Inside Angle podcast. This is your host, Gordon Moore. With me today is Dr. William Bleser, PhD He’s Managing Associate Payment Reform and Population Health […]

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Three questions with Garri Garrison: Connecting with clients, advancing technology and co-opting coordination between teams

October 7, 2021 / By Garri Garrison, Kelli Christman

I sat down with the 3M Health Information Systems Division President Garri Garrison to talk about connecting with clients and ensuring they are prepared for a smooth transition to automation […]