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Explore the real life impact that overwhelming administrative burden has on clinicians and how 3M speech understanding can help ease it.
Montefiore Care Management used 3M℠ 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.
A blind study shows with 95 percent certainty that a hospital on board with the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System will have a positive case mix index (CMI) shift between 0.0102 and 0.2069.
This blind case study from a long-time 3M client in the Northeastern U.S. describes how 3M Consulting Services did a 200-record analysis of their professional fee coding and CDI. Thanks to 3M’s analysis, this organization recognized that it risked a potential adverse audit unless changes were made to current professional services documentation and coding practices.
For a broad patient population, 3M recommends the steps outlined in this executive brief to help organizations code to the highest appropriate hierarchical condition categories (HCCs) and risk-adjustment factor (RAF) scores for each patient. These steps involve everyone from office administrators to coders and clinical documentation integrity (CDI) staff, and especially pertain to the provider’s workflow.
This eguide provides a step-by-step strategy that will help payers strengthen their value-based payment program and succeed in a dynamic insurance marketplace.
The move from “blind” case review to computer-assisted CDI uses natural language understanding (NLU) and analysis to help CDI teams focus on the cases that have the greatest impact. Prioritization rules are transparent and can be customized for each hospital.
This eguide provides profiles of seven organizations and their success with 3M Clinical Risk Groups (CRG).
This infographic explores why hospitals are penalized for readmissions and provides insights about the impact of mental health or substance abuse comorbidities on readmissions.
Learn how to combine reliable data and performance management for a successful value-based health care system.
Cheryl Manchenton, 3M project manager and quality services lead, outlines six steps to collaborating across silos to succeed in quality-focused CDI efforts.
Find resources that explore the potential benefits of computer-assisted coding and CDI.
This brief visual history of 3M™ Coding and Reimbursement System (CRS) shows the continuous innovations that have made it a trusted coding solution by medical facilities for more than three decades. Rather than recreate coding books in a software package, 3M CRS applies sophisticated decision trees created by veteran nosologists to help coders find accurate codes more efficiently.
This deidentified case study highlights impressive 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System results, with the organization reporting a 50 percent increase in productivity and a “considerable” increase in case mix index.
Vidant Health implemented the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System across each of its eight hospitals’ HIM departments and successfully centralized coding, CDI and training. Vidant anticipated a 15 percent decline in productivity during the ICD-10 transition, but instead achieved an 8 percent productivity improvement as well as a 2.87 day improvement to DNFB.
Kettering Health Network in Dayton, Ohio, achieved a nearly 100 percent identification rate in PSIs and HACs; the organization also experienced a 98 percent clean claim rate.
By leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) tools within 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System, a Midwestern hospital achieved nearly100 percent identification rate for patient safety indicators (PSIs) and hospital-acquired conditions (HACs).
This infographic provides sample hospital-acquired conditions (HACs) penalties for both large and medium-sized hospitals with HAC scores that place them in the lowest performing 25 percent.
Practices using electronic health records (EHR) must ultimately answer this question – will physicians or coders assign codes? Many experts believe that coding should be a shared responsibility, as this model has been proven to decrease coding backlogs and increase coding accuracy. Here is a practical guide to striking a coding balance.
Learn how Nebraska Medicine has streamlined its coding and billing management process, and is seeing cleaner claims, less coder intervention and more provider education with the 3M℠ CodeAssist℠ System and 3M℠ CodeComplete℠ Services.
This infographic describes how the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ Professional System increases coding accuracy, productivity and compliance while also decreasing denial rates by showing real results from three beta hospitals.
Since 2011, more than 2,000 organizations have selected the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System, and today it’s never been better. See how the system can modernize revenue cycles and improve bottom lines.
See how three organizations are managing staffing challenges and coding overload with 3M outsourced coding services.
There is a massive amount of waste in U.S. health care spending. Finding the "why" is the first step in understanding how to drive actionable change within health organizations.
Physician documentation is a key driver for health care reimbursement and the collection of quality reporting metrics. See how the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ MD System can drive an accurate and efficient documentation process for physicians and CDI teams.
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.
Kettering Health Network partnered with 3M to implement CDI worklist prioritization using the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System, resulting in an expected $2.6 million annual benefit for neurosurgery DRGs alone, along with an 11.6 percent increase in CMI.
Check out this visual overview of the Inpatient Prebill module available in the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ Audit Expert System.
Find a visual overview of the Code Audit module available in the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ Audit Expert System.
Read about how one Southeastern hospital saw real results within eight months of implementing 3M Custom Edits.
In this eguide, 3M offers solutions that can empower health care organizations to avoid common pitfalls while making lasting organizational improvements related to professional fee coding.
Find out how one Level 1 Trauma Center combined its professional and facility coding teams together on one platform to not only improve coding accuracy and continuity, but also provide a foundation for improving compliance.
Read how Children’s Medical Group used 3M™ M*Modal Fluency Direct’s advanced speech recognition to drive efficiency and reduce physician burnout.
Learn how 3M™ M*Modal Fluency Direct helped OneOncology save money on transcription and increase physician productivity.
3M™ M*Modal Fluency Direct, virtual assistant solutions and transcription solutions helped physicians at one clinic spend more time with patients and less time on documentation.
Learn more about how physician assistive solutions reduce the administrative burden on clinicians.
Find out how a large radiology group in North Carolina uses 3M™ M*Modal Fluency for Imaging to efficiently create reports for a high volume of exams.
Health care organizations increasingly use hierarchical condition categories (HCC) risk-adjustment models to calculate risk scores and predict potential health care costs. With artificial intelligence (AI) enabled technology and consulting expertise, 3M HCC Management can build a strong foundation for your program.
See how one hospital improved query response time, reduced physician burnout and increased accuracy by using 3M™ M*Modal CDI Engage One™, an AI powered CDI solution.
Prioritizing your trouble CDI cases has never been more important. See how South Shore Health tripled revenue with one tool—prioritization in 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System.
Three health organizations share the impact of 3M™ 360 Encompass™ Audit Expert System — Inpatient Prebill Review, a denials prevention solution featuring custom actionable edits.
A mid-Atlantic pediatric health system used 3M™ 360 Encompass™ Professional System to achieve improved results with single path coding automation. See how they did it.
Explore the far reaching benefits of using AI to embed clinical intelligence into physician and CDI workflows—enhancing documentation integrity upfront, within the electronic health record (EHR), at the point of care.
See how organizations improved CDI financial and quality outcomes by implementing the 3M™ Advanced CDI Transformation program with the 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System.
Discover how a health organization improved documentation accuracy and patient care using 3M™ M*Modal HCC Management, an AI-driven technology.
See how Boone Health alleviated their IT burden with 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System in the cloud.
Find out how Panama City Surgery Center saved time and money by implementing the speech recognition solution 3M™ M*Modal Fluency Direct.
See how 3M M*Modal's ambient clinical documentation solution automatically captures clinical notes during the patient-physician interaction – allowing clinicians to remain focused on the patient.
This infographic explores trends and challenges in radiology reimbursement and shares how Abercrombie Radiology uses 3M™ M*Modal Fluency for Imaging.
Learn how Intermountain Healthcare uses 3M™ M*Modal CDI Engage One™ to improve physician engagement and transform CDI efficiency.
Southcoast Health sought to create a one-touch process to identify potential coding errors at the point of coding. How did they achieve this goal? With the help of 3M™ 360 Encompass™ Audit Expert System - Inpatient Prebill Review.
Find out how 3M™ M*Modal Fluency Direct enabled Owensboro Health to reduce administrative burden, improve documentation and close communication loops.
PeaceHealth streamlined its professional coding workflow using 3M™ 360 Encompass™ Professional System. Explore the results and learn how your organization can improve coding productivity, accuracy and compliance.
Explore how UC Davis Medical Center partnered with 3M to bring together workflows for physicians and CDI teams using 3M™ M*Modal CDI Engage One™.
Read about University of Utah Health’s journey implementing a prospective prebill review process and a retrospective audit process using 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System Audit Expert System — Inpatient Prebill Review and Code Audit.
This eguide reviews recent burnout trends among radiologists and explores how artificial intelligence (AI) can help reduce administrative burden.
This infographic details many of the benefits of moving from on-premises applications to 3M cloud applications, including a reduced IT burden and shorter maintenance windows.
Find out how 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System helped this academic health system take its clinical documentation integrity program to the next level.
Learn how Randolph Health used 3M™ M*Modal CDI Collaborate to enhance their CDI program using artificial intelligence (AI).
Find out how St. Elizabeth Healthcare streamlined its prospective and retrospective reviews and audits into a single system aligned with its coding workflow.
Dealing with budget and resource constraints led Carrollton Regional Medical Center to switch encoders. See why they switched back to 3M™ Coding and Reimbursement System Plus (CRS+).
When Sky Lakes Medical Center experienced a ransomware attack, the 3M team helped get the radiology reporting system back online and integrated with new systems.
Learn more about how to capture the patient’s burden of illness in value-based health care and how documenting HCCs can ensure an accurate RAF score.
St. Claire HealthCare has made radiology reporting more efficient using 3M Fluency for Imaging functionalities like speech recognition, custom templates and CAPD.
Learn how Piedmont Healthcare took its CDI program to the next level by creating a new evolved CDI prioritization process optimizing features within 3M™ 360 Encompass™ System.
Coding automation is evolving and artificial intelligence (AI) is a key component. However, there are misconceptions about how AI technology will impact coders and physicians, so let’s dispel some popular myths.
Combating the rising cost of health care to continue recruiting and retaining the best talent for state government requires innovative solutions. The best solutions not only address cost but also help improve quality of care for your employees and their families.
Discover how Allina Health increased productivity and decreased denials with single path coding.
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