Five Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Healthcare Operations
Jan01

Five Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Healthcare Operations

While the practical applications of artificial intelligence (AI) are still being discovered, one area of AI — natural language processing (NLP) — is already helping advance the revenue cycle. Discover how the right NLP can support accuracy, efficiency and revenue integrity by powering comprehensive clinical documentation improvement and coding earlier in the process.

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Device or No Device, the Sequel: Rolling with the Punches
Oct01

Device or No Device, the Sequel: Rolling with the Punches

It is incredibly interesting to see new procedures and technology develop but can be challenging when the ICD-10 coding guidelines and instructions change along with them.

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Coding and Understanding Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy)
Apr13

Coding and Understanding Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy)

According to the WHO, more than 200,000 leprosy cases worldwide were reported in 2015. This month’s Code Cracker post shares some background and coding information about leprosy (also known as Hansen’s disease).

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Potential Impact of the ICD-10 Underdosing Classification System
Feb17

Potential Impact of the ICD-10 Underdosing Classification System

By Kathleen E. Wall, MS, RHIA: The classification of “underdosing of drugs” can provide valuable information regarding not only the fact that a drug was underdosed, but also why. This one piece of data could potentially have significant ramifications with readmission rates.

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Code Cracker: New Year, New Code Set, New Opportunities
Jan13

Code Cracker: New Year, New Code Set, New Opportunities

Now that ICD-10 is officially here and everyone is using it, we can really start to dig into the details and take advantage of all it has to offer. This month’s Code Cracker offers some tips for how to make the most of the year ahead.

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