The MLB is moving to “standardize the medical information that must be shared during trade negotiations,” according to CBS Sports. This move comes on the heels of the 30-game suspension of Padres general manager A.J. Preller, who was sharing a “bare minimum” set of medical information with potential traders while keeping the team’s detailed records internal only.
It is crucial for clinical documentation improvement professionals to work with interdisciplinary teams.
In this month’s post, the author discusses working to gain executive sponsorship from the CMIO for implementing system-wide policies for patient naming, matching, and identification
We have an opportunity in the electronic world to provide more relevance to the exchange of clinical data and to ask ourselves questions such as, “What information should be pulled from other healthcare organizations?” and “When does ‘old’ become ‘too old’?”
Many HIM professionals couldn’t wait until the health record was available electronically, but now that the record is available electronically, physicians, physician offices, quality reviewers, and coding professionals face a multitude of new challenges.