Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data

Clinical Documentation Improvement

AHIMA Offers Clinical Documentation Tips for Opioid Abuse

November 10, 2017 - Substance use disorders (SUDs) are becoming devastatingly common as the opioid abuse epidemic rages on, but providers may not be creating clinical documentation with a high enough quality to use in SUD research and population health management initiatives. Insufficient clinical documentation and poor data integrity can stymy data analytics projects aimed at identifying risks, understanding...


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Coding, CDI Outsourcing Improve Case Mix, Healthcare Data Integrity

by Jennifer Bresnick

Healthcare organizations that partner with coding and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) outsourcing experts have seen more accurate claims coding, increased case mix indexes, and enhanced operational efficiencies, says a pair of new industry...

Cultivating a Big Data Mindset for Coders, Clinical Documentation

by Jennifer Bresnick

For the past few years, clinical documentation improvement efforts have been mostly associated with the ICD-10 transition – the often-delayed switch to an upgraded classification and coding system that requires enhanced detail and specificity...

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