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By Dr. Jon Elion, Founder and
CEO of ChartWise Medical Systems
With the ICD-10 conversion deadline right around the corner, healthcare
professionals are doing all they can to make sure they are prepared for the
transition. Computer-Assisted Coding
(CAC) solutions alone will not be able to meet the specificity of ...
By Girija Yegnanarayanani, PhD, director of applied CLU research at Nuance Communications.
''Eeny, meeny, miney, moe/Catch a tiger by the toe...'' It's a familiar nursery rhyme, recited by children looking for a way to select who will be ''it'' for a game. The main principle of this ditty is choosing one (eeny) over another (moe). This is not ...
By James P. Fee, MD, CCS, CCDS, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CMS/PCS Trainer, Associate Director, Huff DRG Review
Plan-Do-Study-Act. These are the four steps for any educational or quality improvement endeavor-the same process required to ready your physicians' clinical documentation for ICD-10. The challenge is getting physicians educated, engaged, and ...
By Ryan Sandefer
We recently returned from an exciting few days at the American Health Information Management Association's (AHIMA) Assembly on Education Symposium and Faculty Development Institute in Baltimore. A mouthful for sure, but it was great insight into what will be driving Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM) over the ...