CDI Makes Its Mark
|A successful clinical documentation improvement program has far-reaching benefits. Cheryl Manchenton, 3M senior inpatient consultant and project manager, offers practical guidance on CDI success now that ICD-10 implementation is only five months away.
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3M Introduces Advanced Physician Documentation Platform
To help healthcare systems improve the accuracy of patient data and address growing compliance concerns with electronic health record (EHR) documentation, 3M today introduced new physician workflow technology that transforms the documentation process for physicians. The new 3M 360 Encompass MD System utilizes computer-assisted physician documentation guidance, automated clinical documentation (CDI) queries, and a sophisticated "copy-paste" analysis tool.
Realizing Value Through Innovation
Complete and accurate documentations critical to improving key performance indicators for both hospitals and physicians. Engaging physicians in a clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program is an important step in achieving better results. Dr. Michael Powell outlines four essential components of a successful CDI initiative.
Video: Why is ICD-10 important to patient care?
Susan Belley, manager of clinical content development for 3M Health Information Systems, believes ICD-9 is holding back the US healthcare industry. In this video she explains how important the move to ICD-10 is for patient care.
3M Participates in Launch of HHS Initiative to Advance Value and Quality in Health Care
3M Company, along with other national employers, providers, payers, consumers, and state health organizations, joined President Barack Obama and agency directors from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Wednesday’s kick-off of the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network. This bold new HHS initiative, announced in January 2015, seeks to advance value and quality in health care by moving the U.S. health care system toward rewarding health providers for quality of care, rather than quantity.
ICD-10 proponents ready to fight any delays linked to 'doc fix'
Richard Averill, director of public policy for 3M Health Information Systems, speaks with Modern Healthcare’s Paul Demko about the chances of another last minute ICD-10 delay.