NPC Creative Services
NPC Creative Services specializes in providing strategic public relations to health IT software and service organizations, ranging from small- and mid-sized businesses to Fortune 500 corporations and professional trade associations.
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Dual Coding: Shifting Focus To Root Operations
As more hospitals undertake dual coding in advance of ICD-10, evidence is emerging that suggests clinical documentation may not be the only weak link in the transition. Many are discovering that coders are struggling with the correct selection of the 31 PCS root operations. Dual coding programs are highlighting for many facilities the significant need for advanced PCS training, especially in cardiovascular, muscular skeletal, and obstetrics. A recent pilot undertaken by Amphion revealed more than half of the surgical procedure code errors were attributed to the incorrect selection of the “root operation.
Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that clinicians worldwide accessed more than 314 million clinical topics in UpToDate® in 2014, and that 94% of UpToDate users report the acclaimed clinical decision support resource improves the quality of care they provide to patients.
New Study Finds that Remote Monitoring Reduces Long-Term Care Days, ER Visits and Hospital AdmissionsRemote monitoring is playing an increasingly important role in helping the elderly and chronically ill live safely and independently in their homes, but the tools also significantly reduce health care costs, according to a new study from Fallon Health®, a nationally recognized innovative health insurer and care provider, and Healthsense®, the fastest growing provider of technology-enabled care solutions.