• Healthcare is a technological paradox. On the clinical side, the bleeding edge of science and engineering present physicians with increasingly greater imaging tools, robotic surgical devices, gene-targeted therapy: the limits of what is technologically possible in healthcare are in lockstep with the limits of human understanding. At the same time, despite two decades of explosive […]

  • Concurrent coding is an alternative audit process to correct documentation and coding errors that immediately follows the physician visit, before a claim is submitted for payment. Physicians are not coders, so concurrent coding finds billing oversights that physicians might overlook in the rush to complete electronic paperwork. Automating concurrent coding is available with the Lumanent Post-Encounter Review module from Health Fidelity.

  • Given the importance of patient charts to an organization’s success in risk adjustment, Health Fidelity's data acquisition technology can alleviate the burden of manual retrieval while also improving ROI.

  • Vast amounts of clinical data are generated daily, but traditional methods of collecting and making use of it are inadequate. Adam Gronsky explores options for risk-bearing entities to invest in technology-enabled solutions that require minimal maintenance and decrease the need for manual retrieval in this month's post.

  • Christina Sung sits down with Dr. Rob Kalfus, Health Fidelity’s Clinical Informaticist, to address some commonly asked questions about Natural Language Processing. Rob delves into the application of NLP technology in risk adjustment and explains how Health Fidelity's technology is uniquely suited to healthcare.

  • With the right technology, the analytical value and insights gained from incorporating clinical data into risk adjustment operations is worth the effort.