Coding

Why Computer Assisted Coding Does Not Work for Pediatrics Hospitals

Computer assisted coding solutions adopted at many health systems across North America are not built for specialized clinical populations, like pediatrics. Learn how they are built, why they do not work for a pediatric context, and what the alternative is.

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Semantic

Semantic Health Launches its Medical Coding & Auditing Platform Validated at Leading Hospitals

Launching with an oversubscribed seed round of US$2.7 million and expertise in AI, medicine, and medical coding put Semantic Health in the best position to transform medical coding and auditing while enabling actionable use of clinical data.

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Audit

Most Common Coding Issues That Are Not Caught in Audits

Medical auditing processes used at hospitals across the country are manual and error-prone. In an experiment with two large hospitals, we used AI to identify documentation errors that were missed in audits. The results emphasized that Canadian hospitals have tremendous room for improvement in their auditing practices.

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Coding

What Concurrent Coding Means for Your Hospital

Real-time patient record review is becoming increasingly common because it aligns physician, coder, and CDI workflows and can help achieve revenue cycle efficiency. With retrospective reviews following patient discharge, most healthcare providers miss out on the opportunity for more accurate reimbursements, timelier reporting, and CDI program innovations.

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Coding

Next Generation Computer Assisted Coding: From Rules to Machine Learning

Almost every medical coder has heard that Computer-Assisted Coding (CAC) will replace them in the near future. New evolutions in technology show that this might not be the case. Instead, next-generation CAC has the potential of augmenting coding workflows to let coders focus on high-value, high-complexity charts.

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