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Case study: Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa and Wellmark ® Blue Cross ® and Blue Shield ® of Iowa

Within one year of joining the ACO shared savings payment model with Wellmark, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa met and exceeded its established targets on quality and financial measures, making it eligible for a quality incentive payment and a share in the savings.

Learn how Wheaton used tools from 3M HIS to achieve quality goals.
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A better road to data interoperability?
Health IT News examines new EHR platforms that are aiding the mover toward ERH interoperability. 3M Health Information Systems president JaeLynn Williams, identifies what market trends will have the greatest impact.

3M Introduces the 3M Health System Performance Suite
As hospitals and health systems navigate the journey from volume- to value-based health care, 3M Health Information Systems is applying the analytic power of its extensive clinical and claims database to help providers assess the costs, outcomes and effectiveness of care delivery. The new cloud based 3M Health System Performance Suite offers advanced analytic tools to aid healthcare organizations.

Improving MD Documentation and Clinical Decision Support Processes in Wheeling, West Virginia
Healthcare Informatics Editor-in-Chief Mark Hagland sat down with several senior executives from Wheeling Hospital in West Virginia to talk about how they are making important strides in improving physician documentation practices by leveraging 3M Health Information Systems technology to improve key documentation processes.

Read more at Healthcare Informatics.

Video: Learn how 360 Encompass MD can help physicians improve documentation.

Life After ICD-10
Rhonda Butler, CCS, CCS-P, senior clinical research analyst at 3M Health Information Systems, has an optimistic short-term outlook with regard to ICD-10 implementation. Mary Butler with The Journal of AHIMA describes how daily life might be like for coders, physicians, and hospitals after the October 1 go-live date.

New Release of 3M ICD-10 Code Translation Tool Includes CPT®/HCPCS Codes
Transitioning from ICD-9 to ICD-10 requires a powerful tool. Not only do you need to prepare for implementation, but accurate translations can help organizations avoid costly legal and financial risks after ICD-10 begins. To help hospital organizations and physician practices convert systems, reports and records into the language of ICD-10, 3M has released a new version of the 3M ICD-10 Code Translation Tool, which has been expanded to include Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) and other HCPCS codes.

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