Posted on November 07, 2019
The quality improvement principles of lean are particularly well-suited to the healthcare industry because of their potential to build efficient care pathways that put patients first.
Posted on October 30, 2019
When a hospital’s leadership team is diverse, good things happen. A frequently cited McKinsey study focuses on the financial returns of a successful diversity strategy. But in healthcare, it’s about so much more than financial returns.
Posted on October 14, 2019
Combination codes are hardly a new concept for provider organizations, but the inception of the ICD-10 coding system upped the ante, introducing more codes that provide increasing levels of specificity of acuity. As if that’s not complicated enough, the guidelines for how to use combo codes keep changing, says Julie Seaman, CCS, CCS-P, coding and CDI director for eCatalyst Healthcare Solutions.