SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--3M Health Information Systems has signed a strategic agreement with
Healthland to license 3M coding, grouping, editing and reimbursement
software products. Healthland will integrate the 3M solutions with its
electronic health record (EHR) system and other applications to provide
customers with actionable information that can be used to improve
clinical outcomes, obtain appropriate reimbursement, facilitate quality
reporting and prepare for ICD-10.
“Timely and accurate reimbursements are critical for our clients. We are
dedicated to providing solutions to help meet the financial and
regulatory demands of the rural healthcare market,” said Michael
Karaman, Healthland senior vice president for product. “Our agreement
with 3M will help our clients manage these types of challenges more
efficiently, allowing them to focus on delivering quality patient care
to the communities they serve.”
The agreement includes the 3M
Coding and Reimbursement System, 3M’s market-leading coding software
used by more than 5,000 hospitals worldwide, and 3M
Grouper Plus Content Services, which delivers regulatory and
3M-proprietary content from a 3M-hosted, cloud-computing environment.
Healthland has licensed regulatory data and logic for CMS MS-DRGs,
Ambulatory Payment Classifications (APCs). Long-term Care DRGs, and
Medical Necessity edits.
“By offering data maintained in the cloud, 3M coding experts can make
core regulatory changes as they occur,” said Ray Terrill, senior vice
president, 3M Health Information Systems. “Immediate access to
up-to-date prospective payment methodologies means that Healthland can
quickly enhance its applications and help their clients keep pace with a
dynamic regulatory environment.”
For more information about 3M coding and reimbursement systems, visit www.3Mhis.com
or call 800-367-2447.
Healthland is America’s largest provider of
fully integrated solutions to rural community and critical access
hospitals, serving more than 500 clients across the country. Software
and services from Healthland, including its electronic health record
(EHR) solution, empower community hospitals to deliver the best possible
healthcare by providing a central repository of patient information in
all care settings, be it a hospital, clinic or extended care facility.
With more than 30 years of experience in the rural healthcare market,
Healthland solutions are uniquely suited to the size and needs of rural
hospitals, enabling them to focus on what they do best – care for
neighbors, family and friends. Founded in Glenwood, Minn., population
2,600, Healthland is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., with regional
offices in Glenwood, Minn., Louisville, Ky. and Waco, Texas. More
information is available at: www.healthland.com.
About 3M Health Information Systems
Best known for its
market-leading coding system and ICD-10 expertise, 3M Health Information
Systems delivers innovative software and consulting services designed to
raise the bar for clinical documentation improvement, computer-assisted
coding, mobile physician applications, case mix and quality outcomes
reporting, and document management. Our robust healthcare data
dictionary and terminology services also support the expansion and
accuracy of the electronic health record (EHR) system. With nearly 30
years of healthcare industry experience and the know-how of more than
100 credentialed 3M coding experts, 3M is the go-to choice for more than
5,000 hospitals worldwide that want to improve quality and financial
3M is a trademark of 3M Company.
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