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AFTER ICD-10, THE CDI WORLD HAS BECOME DATA DRIVEN AND HIGH TECH

Posted by Pamela Hess on Aug 4, 2016 12:11:59 PM

Now that the smoke has cleared from the transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS, the healthcare industry is taking stock of how the transition changed the industry landscape.

Topics: ICD-10, CDI

Rise of the Super Coder: HIM Professionals in Clinical Documentation Improvement

Posted by Pamela Hess on Jun 27, 2016 10:10:00 AM

In today’s shifting healthcare landscape, the evolving disciplines of HIM, clinical documentation improvement and healthcare informatics are merging.  The recent implementation of ICD-10 offers additional opportunities to further specify the patient’s condition that enhances provider communication as well as accurate reimbursement.  As risk base insurance models increase, many organizations are in the process of expanding their clinical documentation improvement efforts in order to drive optimized revenue and compliance.

Topics: ICD-10, Coding, CDI

After ICD-10, the CDI World has become Data Driven and High Tech

Posted by Pamela Hess on Nov 30, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Now that the smoke has cleared from the transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS, the healthcare industry is taking stock of how the transition changed the industry landscape.

Topics: Outsourcing

The Top 4 Clinical Documentation Considerations for ICD-10

Posted by Pamela Hess on Jul 14, 2015 12:23:33 PM

The ultimate goal of clinical documentation is to improve the healthcare delivery system by ensuring that proper coding paints the most complete picture of patient care.  With such a lofty goal, clinical documentation is a key factor in the upcoming ICD-10 transition.

Topics: Outsourcing