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Tag: COVID-19

Steve DelarondeSteve Delaronde

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Three lessons learned as the COVID-19 pandemic emergency ends

May 22, 2023 / By Steve Delaronde

The COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) ended in the United States on May 11, 2023. The pandemic (a disease that rapidly spreads over a wide area) has been declared endemic […]

Melissa ClarkeMelissa Clarke

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Inspirational Black men and women in medicine: Five things you need to create a successful career in medicine

March 31, 2023 / By Melissa Clarke, MD

In the United States today, black doctors are vastly underrepresented. Only 5 percent of physicians nationwide are black. Why is it so important to have better representation? What steps can […]

Aimee WilcoxAimee Wilcox

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ICD-10-CM annual updates for 2022-2023

Feb. 1, 2023 / By Aimee Wilcox

It’s that time of year again when the updates to the ICD-10-CM code set become effective and provider organizations across the country rush to learn about the changes and implement […]

Travis BiasTravis Bias

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What messages are we sending our health workers?

Jan. 11, 2023 / By Travis Bias, DO, MPH, FAAFP

Kicking off a new year provides the opportunity to take stock of our current station. The health care system, rather than returning to our pre-pandemic state after almost three years […]

Garri GarrisonGarri Garrison

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Three questions with Garri Garrison: Pandemics, data and hope

Jan. 9, 2023 / By Garri Garrison, Kelli Christman

I sat down with the 3M Health Information Systems Division President Garri Garrison to talk about the triple pandemic, the importance of data analytics and a look toward 2023.   Usually, […]

Steve DelarondeSteve Delaronde

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COVID-19 burnout and the “tripledemic”

Jan. 4, 2023 / By Steve Delaronde

COVID-19 is not finished. In fact, it is likely to persist indefinitely and will move from pandemic to endemic status as the reduction and control of the virus occurs in […]

Travis BiasTravis Bias

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Strengthening care by focusing on health workforce retention

Aug. 24, 2022 / By Travis Bias, DO, MPH, FAAFP

Leaders of all health care organizations consistently have one thing at the top of their minds: health workforce retention and burnout. A recent McKinsey report warns that by 2025 the […]

Amanda Steffon and Precious PorterAmanda Steffon and Precious Porter

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Part 1: A view of SDoH through the eyes of a social worker 

Aug. 15, 2022 / By Amanda Steffon, Precious Porter, RN, BSN

I sat down with Amanda Steffon, project manager and member of the 3M clinical terminology team to talk about social determinants of health and the role they play in our […]

Travis BiasTravis Bias

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Digital empathy in the time of telemedicine

July 20, 2022 / By Travis Bias, DO, MPH, FAAFP

In February 2020, less than one percent of all patient-physician visits were conducted via telemedicine. Within about six weeks, 32 percent thanks to the initial COVID-19 pandemic stay-at-home orders. Health […]

Amanda SteffonAmanda Steffon

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#SDoHonest: It is not a personal problem, it’s systematic

July 6, 2022 / By Amanda Steffon

Pearl S. Buck, Pulitzer and Noble Prize-winning novelist, said “The test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members.”   How we care for those […]

Surgeon wearing surgical mask, cap and gloves looking closely at IV dripSurgeon wearing surgical mask, cap and gloves looking closely at IV drip

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COVID-19 coding Q&As

June 8, 2022 / By Sue Belley, RHIA, Audrey Howard, RHIA

Various ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT® codes may be used to report hospital services for the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19. Here are a few Q&As from our 3M experts Sue Belley […]

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Coding tips: How to code viral sepsis

April 18, 2022 / By Roxana Safari

Coding viral sepsis has been a challenge for coders and has triggered many questions in coding communities since 2016. The question has reemerged during ongoing pandemic with rise of COVID-19 […]