IMO 2020: The top 10 reads, views, and downloads of the year

In a year so dominated by the pandemic, it’s hard to imagine that anyone read or thought of anything else – but the data says otherwise. Discover the IMO stories, webinars, and downloads that kept your peers clicking.

From the rapid development and release of COVID-19 medical coding terms, to expert advice on optimizing reimbursement, to the implications of a pandemic on the 21st Century Cures Act, IMO had plenty of stories to tell this year. Check out the webinars, blogs, and white papers that resonated in 2020.

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1) Why I brought an all-female team to the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

At the beginning of the year our CEO, Ann Barnes, gathered her girl gang and showed the JP Morgan attendees what bold female leadership looks like.

2) IMO launches data normalization solution to drive more accurate insights

In a year when so many plans were discarded and derailed, IMO forged ahead with the launch of IMO Precision Normalize.

3) IMO adds new terminology content in response to coronavirus outbreak

Long before we knew how grave or sustained the health crisis would be, IMO was creating the clinical interface terminology necessary to help providers document, track, and manage the pandemic.

Webinars to watch

4) Population health management: Five steps to optimizing reimbursement

In this webinar, IMO experts explored how the shift to value-based care is causing ripple effects for the tracking of individual patients, the implementation of population health initiatives, and the calculation of reimbursements.

5) ICD-10-CM 2021 updates and regulatory readiness

As a leading medical coding company, it makes sense that this annual webinar draws hundreds of attendees eager to hear about upcoming additions, deletions, and other revisions to the ICD-10-CM code set.

6) A new approach to normalizing data

There’s a real need for healthcare organizations to be able to standardize inconsistent diagnosis, procedure, medication, and lab data. In this webinar, IMO showed what’s possible with the foundation of a common clinical terminology.

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7) Get the right reimbursement for high-risk patients

Readers tired of leaving reimbursement dollars on the table turned to this white paper for a greater understanding of Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) and how to manage them within the EHR.

8) The 21st Century Cures Act in the age of COVID-19

The need for greater interoperability in healthcare came into sharp focus this year after the release of new final rules stemming from 2016’s 21st Century Cures Act. There was little doubt implementation would be a challenge. Then the pandemic struck. 

9) Technology as a partner: Re-engaging clinicians for success

The relationship between clinicians and technology can be fraught, but it is also essential. This paper takes a closer look at what will be required to position health IT as a partner to healthcare providers.

10) Reader’s choice

Rather than add another top read to the list, we invite you to search, scroll, and explore on your own. Thank you for spending time with IMO Ideas this year. We look forward to creating more content that matters to you in 2021 – and delivering it straight to your inbox.   

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