New Focus on Process and Measure: Raising Data Quality with a Standard Coding Workflow and Benchmarks
Author: Wilson, Donna D; Hampton-Bagshaw, Kim; Jorwic, Therese M; Bishop, Jean; Giustina, Elizabeth
Source: Journal of AHIMA
Publication Date: March 2008
Establishing a standard coding workflow that incorporates continuous improvement and creating performance benchmarks is key to improving the quality of coded data.
HIM professionals who assign codes or manage coded data take responsibility for translating clinical....