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Quality care updates 2024: New codes and expanded services

March 6, 2024 / By Sue Belley, RHIA, Nichole Soderquist, MBA, RHIA, CDIP, CCDS-O, CCS

As we embark on a new calendar year (CY), there are several new updates and guidelines we should examine that went into effect Jan. 1, 2024. Specifically, improvement efforts surrounding […]

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AI in health care: Navigating clinician burnout and quality documentation with AWS

Nov. 10, 2023 / By Travis Bias, DO, MPH, FAAFP

Explore the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in alleviating administrative burdens and addressing clinician burnout, as well as the concept of ambient documentation in health care, in a Becker’s Healthcare […]

Keri HunsakerKeri Hunsaker

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The final stretch: HCC year end reconciliation

Nov. 3, 2023 / By Keri Hunsaker

The end of year is typically the most critical time for managed care organizations and health care providers to reconcile hierarchical condition category (HCC) and risk adjusted factor (RAF) scores. […]

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Meet our newest Inside Angle podcast host: Clark Cameron

Sept. 18, 2023 / By Clark Cameron

We are excited to welcome our new podcast host Clark Cameron, director of payer commercialization at 3M Health Information Systems. Read more about Clark’s background and expertise, including what topics […]

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Visualizing our surgical outcomes data blind spot

Aug. 14, 2023 / By Travis Bias, DO, MPH, FAAFP

In the U.S. health care system, we now have many more surgical procedures being performed in the outpatient setting than even a decade ago. The push to migrate certain procedures […]

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Effective leadership goes beyond the numbers

June 7, 2023 / By Chana Feinberg, RHIA

I had the pleasure of participating in a panel discussion with the ACDIS Leadership Council on April 14, 2023. The topic of discussion was, “Optimized Comprehensive CDI Programs.” A nationwide […]

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The journey to improving maternal health outcomes

June 5, 2023 / By Flora Coan

I was lying on this cold table in the delivery room that early Sunday morning in 1992. I just gave birth to a baby. I still didn’t know if it […]

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Top 6 reasons to attend the 2023 3M Client Experience Summit

April 4, 2023

Each year 3M brings together some of the brightest minds in health care, clinical documentation and health information management at our annual 3M CES. It’s the place for leaders to […]

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Best practices for reviewing hospital-acquired conditions

Feb. 20, 2023 / By James Sewell

Hospital-acquired conditions (HACs) are adverse events that occur during a hospital stay that may have been avoided through appropriate care and follow up. Identifying and reducing HACs is an important […]

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Close care documentation gaps — Expert tips for better quality reporting

Feb. 8, 2023 / By Jason Burke, Julie Salomon, BSN, RN

Health care has long been focused on delivering quality clinical care that results in positive patient outcomes. Unfortunately, clinical excellence is not always accurately captured in quality ratings and rankings […]

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Three questions with Garri Garrison: Health care villains and heroes

March 7, 2022 / By Garri Garrison, Kelli Christman

I sat down with the 3M Health Information Systems Division President Garri Garrison to talk about our unique history and how it’s informing the future of health care. 3M HIS […]

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Consumer-focused policies to improve health care delivery and payment

Nov. 22, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

A neighbor of mine is undergoing her third round of chemotherapy this week. As we head into the end of the year, she was relieved that she had already passed […]