As we all ring in the new year and decade, there are plenty of “old” concepts to still pay attention too! I’m talking about the basics of Health Information Management (HIM) – the body of knowledge and operations that is primarily known to live [...]
Since the dawn of the EMR (or at least for the last 15 years), there have been equal parts dismay and disbelief over the amount of paper generated during a patient’s admission for a customer fully live on an EMR system.
As the current healthcare industry hot topic continues to be use of AI in multiple applications and arenas - I can't help but look at Computer Assisted Coding as the system "toe" that was dipped into the water for testing the temperature. The base NLP [...]
Computer assisted coding (CAC) technology offers many opportunities for improvement of workflows and outcomes across your coding and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) operations. Beyond the typical productivity gains, have you outlined your [...]
In our Coding Alignment Part 1 earlier this week, we outlined the considerations for beginning the process of integrating your facility and professional coding workstreams/departments from an operational perspective. Now we would like to focus on system [...]
As The Wilshire Group reflects on coding industry trends, there is certainly a common theme with coding department goals for this year: continued integrative work between facility and professional coding.
Last week, some 45,000 healthcare workers spanning every major organization, domain, and role, congregated for #HIMSS19 at Disney World, err, well, the Convention Center, in Orlando, FL. Conversations centered around all of the hot topics you’d [...]