AHIMA’s Top 10 ICD-10 Documentation Problems

Article by Chris Dimick, Editor-in-Chief at the Journal of AHIMA. This article was originally published on the Journal of AHIMA website on April 18, 2011 and is republished here with permission. ICD-10-CM/PCS offers organizations better data about their patient populations and the services they provide them. The code set’s greater specificity allows coding professionals to…

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ICD-10 Impact on Productivity

Originally Published by AAPC, March 9, 2011 The implementation of ICD-10 brings an exciting challenge. Some see it as an obstacle but it really is an opportunity to enhance our skills and knowledge in our careers. There will be a learning curve that comes with ICD-10; the codes are very different, the guidelines have changed…

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No Code Left Behind

By Elizabeth S. Roop, For The Record, Vol. 23 No. 5 P. 10 Backed by a powerful engine, computer-assisted coding provides a comprehensive solution capable of reading and interpreting reports. With HIT system acquisition and implementation and the training required to meet a growing number of mandates, it is difficult to envision any hospital shifting…

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Adventist Health System Signs Agreement with Dolbey to Implement Fusion CAC Powered by EMscribe, Computer-Assisted Coding Solution

Dolbey Systems, Inc. and Adventist Health System have signed an agreement to implement Fusion CAC™ Powered by EMscribe™, Dolbey’s computer-assisted coding solution. Dolbey will install Fusion CAC across the Adventist Health System’s 33 hospitals spanning 9 states including the nation’s busiest hospital, Florida Hospital. Fusion CAC will be deployed to enhance both the inpatient and…

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Fusion CAC Release

Orlando, Florida — At the 2008 HIMSS convention in Orlando, Dolbey announced the release of Fusion CAC™ powered by EMscribe™ for the hospital coding market. By utilizing advanced coding technology, Fusion CAC™ increases the efficiency and consistency of a human coder while resulting in a reduction in the amount of time between when a patient…

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