According to Adrienne Commeree, CPC, CPMA, CCS, CEMC, CPIP, updating diagnosis codes has been integral to the evolution of our healthcare system. In this article, she reviews the background and basics of ICD-11 in preparation for future implementation of the code set. Note : To access this free article, make sure you first register here if you do not have a paid subscription.
As of December 4, nearly 2,300 cases of lung injury related to vaping have been reported, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In this article, Adriane Martin, DO, FACOS, CCDS , covers guidance, clinical indicators, and ICD-10-CM reporting for vaping-related lung injury.
Safety-net hospitals may not have adequate resources to comply with federal and state sepsis quality improvement standards required of acute care hospitals, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Critical Care .