Valuable insights about Health Information Systems (HIS) departments and hospital data quality across Australia.
Is developing Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) programs in hospitals around Australia just another new procedure to spend money and resources on? Some would argue that the coding and auditing teams have managed pretty well in the past. Let’s look at the basics.
Claims leakage: It’s a term that can cause more than just financial loss for private hospitals, it can also result in a serious amount of administration grief – years after a claim was first sent through.
Both your hospital’s revenue and operations depend on accuracy. It’s well known that many hospitals in Australia have been struggling with a lack of staff – particularly during the impact of COVID-19. But it’s not only medical staff that have been in short supply....
Health information technology (HIT) helps improve hospital management and ensures that the best possible healthcare services are delivered.
While remote clinical coding is not a new concept, the COVID-19 induced lockdowns have fast-tracked the development of remote Health Information Service (HIS) departments across Australia.
Western Health is a 980 bed Public health service in Victoria with 120,000 annual separations. It provides Tertiary Acute care, Sub-Acute Care, Community Services, Day Hospital and Transition Care.
How technology can assist in achieving higher quality clinical coding Hospital information systems in Australia currently face multiple challenges that affect the reliability and timeliness of clinical coding. From incomplete clinical documentation and...
Data governance might sound imposing, but it is a critical factor in today’s modern organisation. We explain why data governance is so important.