3M On-demand Methodology Training

  • Provides organizations who are adopting and implementing 3M patient classification methodologies with convenient on-demand education and training
  • Highlights the value that 3M methodologies bring to payers, providers and other organizations through self-paced learning
  • Helps organizations focus on their high-priority initiatives by facilitating quicker understanding and adoption of the methodologies

  • Understanding the value of 3M patient classification methodologies

    The 3M On-demand Methodology Training is designed to help smooth the learning curve between understanding a 3M methodology, its proper use and how to best work with the output. The methodologies define and measure risk adjustment, payment, reporting, population health and quality improvement.

    When implementing a methodology, organizations must quickly understand the advantages and the clinical logic at work behind the data. 3M On-demand Methodology Training can build and support that understanding and is like having a 3M consultant on site to help guide your education needs and provide easy access to training materials and reference content.

    3M On-demand Methodology Training can help your organization:

    • Understand 3M methodology fundamentals and how risk adjustment is required to evaluate performance
    • Interpret and use reports that support your organization’s programs and goals
    • Deliver high quality, standardized training content through a seamless learning experience
  • The benefits of self-paced learning

    Your organization can benefit from 3M’s industry-recognized expertise, with more than 30 years of experience developing classification, grouping and reimbursement calculation systems for inpatient, outpatient and professional settings. 3M On-demand Methodology Training reflects and embodies that experience and expertise.

    Online, self-paced learning offers these advantages:

    • Convenience—users learn at their own pace and on their own schedules
    • An established base of common understanding among all users
    • Adaptability to all types of learning styles
    • Faster adoption of new products
  • Training content

    3M On-demand Methodology Training provides tools to help your team successfully use 3M methodologies, and the training is all accessible through a single, web-based learning platform. The content is regularly updated and maintained, keeping your personnel in the know.

    On the learning platform, users will find:

    • Overview video and introduction
    • Foundational self-paced learning modules
    • On-demand recorded presentations
    • Linked reference materials, such as the methodology overview, definitions manual, weights and more
  • Available methodologies

    3M On-demand Methodology Training is currently available for these methodologies:

    • 3M™ Enhanced Ambulatory Patient Groups (EAPGs)
    • 3M™ Clinical Risk Groups (CRGs)
    • 3M™ All Patient Refined DRGs (APR DRGs)
    • 3M™ Patient-focused Episodes (PFEs)
    • 3M™ Potentially Preventable Readmissions (PPRs)
    • 3M™ Potentially Preventable Complications
    • 3M™ Population-focused Preventables including:

      • 3M™ Potentially Preventable Ancillary Services
      • 3M™ Potentially Preventable Emergency Department Visits
      • 3M™ Potentially Preventable Admissions

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