Healthcare quality and data come from clinical documentation.Bricks and mortar are the foundation of many a structure. Clinical documentation and coding are similar, as they are also the supportive building blocks in healthcare and can be thought of as foundational as well. In healthcare, over the past 25-30 years we’ve…
New developments in interoperability and mobile health technology were presented at the Translational Medicine Conference in Northern Ireland where the new Patient Buddy app was revealed. I attended the innovative eighth annual Translational Medicine Conference (http://www.c-tric.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/c-tric_conferenceprogramme_tmed8_v19w.pdf) this past week in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland, an event hosted by the Clinical Translational…
There are wide-reaching benefits to clinical data and patient care within the core of the ICD-10-CM/PCS code set, and that is why supporting ICD-10 is the right thing to do. As a health information management (HIM) leader and professional for more than 35 years, I’m extremely passionate about the move…