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Blog articles written by the 3M HDD team on terminologies, healthcare interoperability, medical informatics and other topics that may be of interest.

So you want to be an analyst?

  • Tuesday, 15 March 2016 03:00
  • Paul LaBrec

    Spring is near! We just pushed our clocks forward. Midwesterners are starting to thaw out.  It’s also th

Spring is near! We just pushed our clocks forward. Midwesterners are starting to thaw out. It’s also the time of year when college students are lining up internships for the […] The post So you want to be an analyst? appeared first on 3M Inside Angle.

Lessons from 3M’s Executive Summit: New care delivery models

With the transition from volume to value-based delivery of care, health systems are exploring innovative models to improve the quality of care and patient safety while reducing costs. Last week, […] The post Lessons from 3M’s Executive Summit: New care delivery models appeared first on 3M Inside Angle.

ICD-10 and the changing role of the healthcare technologist

As a technologist, I can recall with some detail the anxiety and friction around the year 2000. The technology industry was in a state of panic driven by speculation that […] The post ICD-10 and the changing role of the healthcare technologist appeared first on 3M Inside Angle.
Exactly one month ago, I came face to face with the fury of El Niño in Chennai, a sprawling city in India of more than 7 million people. The storms […]

Taking flight: How the right metrics can improve computer-assisted coding

Recently, I boarded a Delta Boeing 757 plane. The plane held 180 passengers with a cruising speed of 517 mph. My flight to Portland, Oregon lasted just under two hours, […] The post Taking flight: How the right metrics can improve computer-assisted coding appeared first on 3M Inside Angle.
What are the risks of copy-paste? Keep compliant while taking advantage of copy-paste efficiency. The post Infographic: EHR copy-paste is here to stay. Compliance issues don’t have to. appeared first on 3M Inside Angle.
The July release of HDD Access, the open public version of the 3M Healthcare Data Dictionary, included LOINC® (version 2.50), the standard terminology for lab and clinical observations. We thank […]