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  • Case study: CDI transformation program

    To win over skeptical hospital leaders and clinicians, this health network launched a CDI transformation initiative using tangible, actionable data provided by the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System, enhanced with consulting and education services through the 3M™ Advanced CDI Transformation Program from 3M Consulting Services. In the past, CDI specialists had limited documentation review to DRG assignment, but now their review was expanded to include a full assessment of severity of illness and risk of mortality (SOI and ROM), including a careful review of gaps in the medical record and missing comorbidities.

    07/03/2019 Clinical Documentation Improvement,Consulting and Advisory Services Case study: CDI transformation program
  • Case study: CalvertHealth®

    As a community hospital in Prince Frederick, Maryland, CalvertHealth struggled to keep up with its backlog, holding up revenue. Jerron Brown, coding manager at CalvertHealth offers insight on how CalvertHealth’s coding team leveraged 3M™ Health Data Management System (HDM) to streamline workflows, automate reporting and increase productivity.

    10/01/2018 Coding and Reimbursement Case study: CalvertHealth®
  • Case study: Hospital profile: Large, non-profit healthcare system - Advanced CDI

    To win over skeptical hospital leaders and clinicians, this health network launched a CDI transformation initiative using tangible, actionable data provided by the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System, enhanced with consulting and education services through the 3M™ Advanced CDI Transformation Program from 3M Consulting Services. (PDF, 65 KB)

    06/17/2019 Clinical Documentation Improvement Case study: Hospital profile: Large, non-profit healthcare system - Advanced CDI
  • Case study: Real results with computer-assisted physician documentation

    Physician documentation is a key driver for healthcare reimbursement and the collection of quality reporting metrics. Get our latest case study to see how the 3M 360 Encompass MD system can drive an accurate and efficient documentation process for physicians and CDI teams.

    06/04/2019 Coding and Reimbursement,Clinical Documentation Improvement Case study: Real results with computer-assisted physician documentation
  • Case study: Sheridan Memorial Hospital

    Starting in May 2017, Sheridan launched an ambitious effort to revitalize their CDI program using the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System and the 3M™ Advanced CDI Transformation Program. The hospital put new leaders in place, shifted toward concurrent workflow and installed new tools to accurately track current performance and identify improvement opportunities, including targeted efforts around heart failure, sepsis and debridement. This case study describes that journey.

    04/01/2019 Clinical Documentation Improvement,Consulting and Advisory Services Case study: Sheridan Memorial Hospital
  • Case study: Nebraska Medicine

    Learn how Nebraska Medicine has streamlined their coding and billing management process, and is seeing cleaner claims, less coder intervention and more provider education with 3M℠ CodeAssist℠ System and 3M℠ CodeComplete℠ Services.

    02/19/2019 Outpatient and Ambulatory Case study: Nebraska Medicine
  • Real results: A profile of eight organizations boosted by the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System

    This eguide features 8 hospital systems of various sizes and locations and the benefits they have seen by using the 3M 360 Encompass System. In anonymous one-page summaries, the measurable, reported results for each client are summarized in minimal text and maximum graphics.

    02/01/2019 Clinical Documentation Improvement,Coding and Reimbursement Real results: A profile of eight organizations boosted by the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System
  • Case Study: University of California (UC) San Diego Health

    Cassi Birnbaum, System-wide director of health information management and revenue integrity, and Lisa Doreen, associate director, technical and professional coding discuss how implementing 3M™ 360 Encompass™ Professional System at University of California (UC) San Diego Health has increased their productivity and coding quality.

    01/18/2019 Coding and Reimbursement,Professional Coding,Outpatient and Ambulatory Case Study: University of California (UC) San Diego Health
  • Case study: 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System real results

    This case study highlights impressive 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System results. The 3M 360 Encompass System created a high level of accountability throughout the organization and redefined the level of accuracy in the patient story. The organization reported a 50 percent increase in productivity, and measured a “considerable” increase in case mix index. (PDF, 83 KB)

    09/26/2018 Coding and Reimbursement,Clinical Documentation Improvement Case study: 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System real results
  • Case study: 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System real results - Midwestern Hospital

    This case study highlights impressive 3M 360 Encompass results at a Midwestern Hospital. By leveraging artificial intelligence tools within 3M 360 encompass, this organization achieved nearly 100 percent identification rate for patient safety indicators (PSIs) and hospital-acquired conditions (HACs). In terms of productivity this organization no longer requires contract coders to cover vacations, holidays or the busy summer season. See the full report in the case study.

    12/28/2018 Coding and Reimbursement,Clinical Documentation Improvement Case study: 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System real results - Midwestern Hospital
  • Case study: Trinity Health

    A drill down on how Trinity Health has managed its medical data to work for them across the 22 states it serves with more than 100 facilities with the help of 3M™ Health Data Management Systyem (HDM). Because of increased agility and transparency using HDM, Trinity was able to recover nearly 90 percent of its at-risk reimbursement.

    09/01/2018 Coding and Reimbursement Case study: Trinity Health
  • Case study: Kettering Health Network

    This case study describes how Kettering Health Network in Dayton, Ohio, implemented the 3M 360 Encompass System and achieved a nearly 100 percent identification rate in PSIs and HACs; the organization also experienced a 98 percent clean claim rate.

    09/01/2018 Coding and Reimbursement,Clinical Documentation Improvement Case study: Kettering Health Network
  • Case study: Kettering Health Network (3M ARMS)

    This case study describes how Kettering has integrated 3M™ Ambulatory Revenue Management Software and the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System to deal with inefficient outpatient coding and billing processes. (PDF, 113 KB)

    08/01/2018 Coding and Reimbursement,Outpatient and Ambulatory Case study: Kettering Health Network (3M ARMS)
  • Case study: University of Utah Health Care

    The University of Utah Health Care used the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System to unite its clinical documentation and coding workflows to achieve a 95 percent identification rate in patient safety indicators and hospital-acquired conditions, as well as a 10 percent improvement in case mix index, in concert with internal tools. (PDF, 142 KB)

    08/01/2018 Coding and Reimbursement,Clinical Documentation Improvement Case study: University of Utah Health Care
  • Case study: Vidant Health

    This case study describes how Vidant Health implemented the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System across each of its eight hospitals’ HIM departments and was able to successfully centralize coding, CDI and training. Vidant anticipated a 15% decline in productivity during the ICD-10 transition, but instead got an 8% productivity improvement and also experienced a 2.87 day improvement to their DNFB. (PDF, 182 KB)

    08/01/2018 Coding and Reimbursement,Clinical Documentation Improvement Case study: Vidant Health
  • Real Results: 3M™ Performance Matrix Platform

    We analyzed Medicare data from hundreds of health systems using the 3M™ Performance Matrix Platform. From just 10 health systems, we found over $1B in cost-savings opportunities.

    06/01/2018 Performance Analytics Real Results: 3M™ Performance Matrix Platform
  • Case study: University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC)

    This case study describes how the University Medical Center of El Paso deployed the 3M™ Performance Matrix Platform to aid its participation in the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program.

    06/01/2018 Performance Analytics Case study: University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC)
  • eGuide: Real results: 3M™ Clinical Risk Groups (CRG)

    This eGuide provides profiles of seven organizations and their success with 3M™ Clinical Risk Groups (CRG). (PDF, 218 KB)

    11/01/2017 Patient Classification Methodologies,Risk Adjustment eGuide: Real results: 3M™ Clinical Risk Groups (CRG)
  • Case study: Uncovering reimbursement opportunities and compliance risk at “Health System”

    This is a blind case study from a long-time 3M client in the Northeastern U.S. that describes how 3M Consulting Services did a 200-record analysis of their professional fee coding and CDI. Because of the uncovered compliance issues, the site is anonymous, described simply as “Health System.” Thanks to 3M’s analysis, Health System recognized that it risked a potential adverse audit unless changes were made to current professional services documentation and coding practices. The organization was also missing opportunities to improve revenue. The 3M solution for this site is 3M 360 Encompass System—Professional. (PDF, 166 KB)

    10/01/2016 Outpatient and Ambulatory,Professional Coding,Coding and Reimbursement Case study: Uncovering reimbursement opportunities and compliance risk at “Health System”
  • Real results with 3M℠ CodeAssist℠ System

    A snapshot of five organizations and the benefits they experienced. (PDF, 163 KB)

    10/01/2016 Outpatient and Ambulatory,Coding and Reimbursement Real results with 3M℠ CodeAssist℠ System
  • Case study: CMO: Montefiore Care Management

    This case study describes Montefiore Care Management’s use of 3M(SM) Healthcare Transformation Suite, 3M™ Population-focused Preventables Software, 3M™ Potentially Preventable Readmissions (PPR) Grouping Software, and 3M™ Clinical Risk Groups (CRGs) to measure and track the success of their Pioneer ACO program and research initiatives. (PDF, 282 KB)

    06/01/2016 Risk Adjustment Case study: CMO: Montefiore Care Management
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