To understand the language of data analytics we might just need to spend some extra time in the library. Here are some oldies—but goodies—that every analyst should know.
As the first anniversary of ICD-10-CM go-live approaches, much uncertainty remains. Information on the overall impact of ICD-10-CM is scarce without CMS, insurers, or data-mining entities performing audits or data analysis.
Mastering MACRA, PQRS, and value-based purchasing:
How quality coding impacts quality reporting
How can you capture all of the nuances of HIM in a way that others will understand while also keeping their attention?
Quality of care is recognized through the clinical documentation that supports accurate ICD code assignment. Thus, many clinical documentation improvement programs are now evolving to support quality initiatives.
Last week I took a few more steps down the IG Yellow Brick Road by meeting with our director of patient access. It was a productive meeting; we both learned from each other and agreed to work together.