When it comes to medical coding terms, there’s a lot to keep track of and a lot to keep straight. From CPT terms, to LOINC to ICD-10-CM codes, it’s hard to overstate the importance of normalization solutions that can unify, clean, and organize clinical terminology.
Developing a clinical interface terminology solution – or any medical coding software – requires a deep understanding of technology, code mapping, EHR integration – the list goes on. But creating a solution that truly works for the end user? That’s where empathy takes the spotlight.
Building a successful relationship takes effort and empathy. The partnership between patient and provider is no exception. Our latest insight brief explores a number of ways in which the electronic health record can be used to strengthen this important bond.
Value sets are powerful tools used to accurately identify patient cohorts. With use cases ranging from population health management, to billing and claims needs, to quality reporting initiatives, it’s hard to find a health system that doesn’t leverage them in some way. Find out how they can be employed when caring for patients with chronic conditions with IMO Precision Chronic Condition Sets.
David Alvin, VP of Product Strategy at IMO, and June Bronnert, MHI, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, IMO’s Senior Director of Global Clinical Services, discuss the value-based care model and how population health initiatives impact reimbursement.
Customer feedback is the unsung hero of quality health IT solutions. It raises awareness of user frustrations and seeds ideas for greater innovation. So, enough with the workarounds. Become an agent of change with these five simple steps.
The transition from paper charts to electronic health records hasn’t been easy, but there’s no denying the power and potential of the EHR. Andrew S. Kanter, MD, and Steven Rube, MD, reflect on the early days of the technology and what the future holds for patients and providers.
Reimbursements, population health, long-term outcomes – the value-based care model is changing how many health systems around the country think about these concepts. It’s a lot to manage, and it takes thoughtful planning to do it right. Get a jump start on designing your strategies with our latest eBook, Managing the financials of population health: Challenges and solutions.
Need a brief refresher on the basics of the ICD-10-CM classification system and how it works? We’ve got you covered. Take a few minutes to brush up on the international guide with our ICD-10-CM 101 guide.
Janice Kelly, MS, RN-BC, President of AORN Syntegrity Inc. and David Bocanegra, RN, Nurse Informaticist at IMO, discuss the steps and guidelines for safely resuming elective surgeries.
Precise value sets are powerful tools that can help identify accurate patient cohorts for a variety of population health and quality reporting initiatives. Find out how they can be employed for cancer care and management with IMO Precision Oncology Sets.
Earlier this year, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized new rules for the 21st Century Cures Act that require health systems to increase their interoperability efforts and facilitate greater EHR integration. Smart strategies for the collection and organization of this data will be critical for success – without them, providers may be overwhelmed, not helped, by the sheer volume of new data.