Tag Archives: documentation

Vanderbilt tries new version of Dragon documentation software

Voice-enabled virtual assistant software from Nuance expected to make it easier to record information. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an early adopter of new voice-enabled virtual assistant software from Nuance Communications being offered to all users of its Dragon Medical One cloud-based clinical documentation platform. Vanderbilt is an existing client of the vendor’s virtual assistant… Read More »

Quality is more than documentation designed to meet billing and data metrics

Austin Cannon | Policy | February 1, 2019 As I walk into the well-upholstered elevator lobby of the hospital and make my way toward the stairs for another night of covering the ICU, I am again inundated with plaques, advertisements and a six-foot-tall cardboard cutout depicting an executive in a suit reminding us that this… Read More »

ICD-10-CM Codes: How Medical Documentation Can Improve Health Care for Trafficking Victims

January 23, 2019 This article originally appeared here. Share this content: Gaps in previous iterations of ICD codes failed to allow clinicians to accurately identify victims of human trafficking. Gaps in previous International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) codes failing to “capture the profoundly exploitive nature of [human] trafficking” have led to… Read More »