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Outpatient Clinical Documentation Improvement Collaboration

Blog by David Reece, BSN, RN, CCDS, Consulting Director, Outpatient CDI Solutions, MedPartners University Collaboration between various departments and service lines in the healthcare setting is often a challenging venture due to competing focuses, priorities, software systems, operating in a silo mentality, hospital culture, and people not wanting to share “ownership or control” of a …

AMN Daisy Award: Nominate a Deserving Nurse Today

Together with The Center for the Advancement of Healthcare Professionals, AMN Healthcare has partnered with the DAISY Foundation™ to recognize clinicians for the extraordinary skillful, compassionate care they provide patients and families.

CMS Hierarchical Condition Categories through a different lens

CMS Hierarchical Condition Categories through a different lens Wahiyda Harding MSA, RHIA, CCS Education and Training Mentor  MedPartners | MPU Division Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) were first implemented by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in 2004 as a payment model that adjusts for risk of mortality (ROI) and severity of illness (SOI).