ICD-10 & Coding

By Healthcare IT News 11:51 am June 26, 2013
Learn how Gwinnett Hospital System deployed computer-assisted coding to increase productivity, and at the same time, improved revenue and case mix index, reduced DNFB rate, prepared for ICD-10, and generated a return on investment in less than three months.
By Healthcare IT News 11:44 am June 26, 2013
Not all CAC tools are created equal. Understand the key elements of natural language processing and how the precision of Optum’s patented LifeCode® NLP technology can boost coder accuracy and enhance productivity—even amid the transition to ICD-10.
By Healthcare IT News 02:58 pm April 30, 2013
Hospitals and health systems have invested significant funds and other resources to meet numerous strategic enterprise initiatives such as ICD-10, Meaningful Use, HIPAA requirements, whether to join or form an ACO, and others. Executives from four major health systems came together for a roundtable discussion on how employing an integrated...
By Healthcare IT News 11:55 am April 04, 2013
The change from traditional fee-for-service payments to risk-based and value-based arrangements disrupts the traditional business model for providers, hospitals, and health systems. A new white paper explores how financial modeling can address serious challenges affecting revenues.
By Healthcare IT News 11:44 am April 04, 2013
Accountable care offers the nation’s ailing health care system new hope — but it isn’t a new idea. For the past decade, health systems, payers, and providers across the country have been practicing accountable care principles through initiatives such as the Collaborative Payer™ Model, a care delivery innovation jointly developed by a payer and...
By Healthcare IT News 11:33 am April 04, 2013
Why isn’t health care as integrated as other industries? Shouldn’t your doctors know what medications you are taking or what diseases you have, without your reminding them? In this paper, we explore four major roadblocks that must be solved to move clinical integration forward. Until these are successfully resolved, integration in health care...
By Healthcare IT News 12:18 pm February 08, 2013
The ICD-10 transition represents a major update to how providers get paid – one that impacts almost every aspect of service delivery, billing, claims processing and reimbursement. ICD-10 will require testing changes in PM and EMRs, billing reporting packages, decision and analytical tools, as well as training coders and providers. There is no...
By Healthcare IT News 12:22 pm January 28, 2013
EHRs were projected to reduce the need for transcription. However, with slower than anticipated adoption of EHRs by providers coupled with concerns about quality and fear of inaccurate documentation and over-billing due to inappropriate copy/paste and template use, there is still a demand for transcription technology and services. A skilled...
By Resource Central 12:22 pm November 27, 2012
Healthcare providers nationwide have expressed concern regarding the impact of an ICD-10 migration. These organizations must navigate the ICD-10 transition process by recognizing that a successful migration requires sustained investment over time. This white paper explores four key phases enabling a risk balanced transition to ICD-10 that...
By Resource Central 01:08 pm November 07, 2012
A recent survey of IT executives found nearly 90% see business value in transitioning to Cloud computing, but only 20% have a plan to get there. Healthcare Cloud solutions require Compliance, Security, Privacy, Redundancy, and Scalability, so choosing the right path from on-premises servers to the Cloud can be daunting. Learn how to chart a...

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