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DRG Validation Services Drive 200% Return on Investment for NY Community Hospital

Accurate code and DRG assignment translates into secure revenue. It impacts the appropriate capture of the patient’s clinical condition, severity of illness, risk of mortality, risk adjustment, and decreases risk for payer denials. Additionally, DRG Validation allows an organization to identify opportunities for process improvement, and then take that information and translate it into ongoing education.

Learn how e4 has been able to demonstrate a return on investment rate in excess of 200% with our DRG Validation Services. Download the case study.

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e4 to Exhibit at the 90th Annual AHIMA Convention and Exhibit

e4 is pleased to announce that we will once again be exhibiting at the 2018 AHIMA Convention and Exhibit, taking place September 22-26 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

e4 has been an AHIMA exhibitor for many years, and we are looking forward to networking with the brightest minds in health information management. With representation in both local and national AHIMA leadership organizations, e4 continues to lead efforts to innovate and advance health information management best practices.

AHIMA attendees can connect with e4 by visiting booth #619, where we will provide goodies, HIM Services information and demo how our innovative analytics tools and LEAN Engineering methodology can transform your HIM department into a data-driven leader. Not attending AHIMA? Just contact e4 today and we’ll schedule a time for a personal demo.

We look forward to seeing you in Miami!

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e4’s Margie Stackhouse Shares Career Advice with University of Pittsburgh HIM Students

Margie Stackhouse, Sr. Coding Consultant for e4 and President of the Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association (PHIMA), recently met with University of Pittsburgh HIM students to talk about non-traditional careers in health information management (HIM) and her experiences in HIM. She also talked about opportunities for the students to volunteer with PHIMA and network with fellow HIM professionals.

We’re proud of Margie and are proud to support PHIMA and their programs that positively impact the future leaders in HIM!

Get to know e4: eMPI Services

e4 distinguishes itself with a unique ability to not only lead and correct eMPI issues, but also to assist in identifying and solving the underlying causes of further DMRN creations. Watch the video below to learn more about our approach.

 

Download our e4 eMPI Services Fact Sheet.

*Cost of duplicate source: Healthcare Financial Management Duplicate Records Compromise EHR Investment, Healthcare Financial Management, August 2009.
*Duplicate rate percentage estimate source: MPI Clean Up: It’s a Must!, American Health Information Management Association, 2009.

 

Get to know e4: HIM Metrics Reporting Dashboard

Got HIM reporting fatigue? As HIM roles continue to evolve, it’s becoming more and more important to track your most important HIM metrics, however many healthcare organizations struggle with presenting this data effectively. Our dashboard pulls information from disparate system reports and presents it in a clean, easy to understand manner that helps you improve HIM productivity.

 

Take your HIM program to the next level. Learn how our unique, effective approach is positively impacting leading healthcare systems right now. Contact e4 today to learn more.

Get to know e4: CDI KPI Reporting

Could you be doing more to mitigate future penalty risk and maximize your reimbursement? Learn how e4caster CDI KPI Reporting integrates disparate system reports to provide you with one central location to track metrics and analyze trends, saving you time and the organization money.

 

Take your CDI program to the next level. Learn how our unique, effective approach is positively impacting leading healthcare systems right now. Contact e4 today to learn more.

e4 Shines at PHIMA

Congratulations to our e4 rock stars, who shined at the PHIMA Annual Meeting! Chris Parfitt (pictured above left) received the gavel this year as incoming PHIMA President for 2017-2018. Chris will pass the gavel to Margie Stackhouse (pictured above right) next year. Jill S Clark, MBA, RHIA, CHDA, FAHIMA (pictured above center) was elected to the AHIMA Board of Directors earlier this year, and also spoke at PHIMA. We couldn’t be more proud of our amazing team!

e4 was also busy at PHIMA sharing our our LEAN-Engineered approach to HIM helps us RAPIDLY identify gaps and waste, employing transparency and accountability to reduce costs, increase revenue realization and improve quality metrics. Learn more here.

Special thanks and credit to Devin Parfitt of Dev Parfait Photography for all photos.