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Overview of Coding Systems

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Coding and Billing for Critical Care: A Practice Tool, Seventh Edition (2017), titled "Overview of Coding Systems." 
 


Diagnosis Related Group Coding and Documentation

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook: Coding and Billing for Critical Care: A Practice Tool, Seventh Edition (2017), titled "Diagnosis Related Group Coding and Documentation." 
 


SCCM Pod-324 Intensive Care Unit Admission, Discharge, and Triage Guidelines

Todd Fraser, MD, speaks with Joseph L. Nates, MD, MBA, FCCM, about the article, “Intensive Care Unit Admission, Discharge, and Triage Guidelines: A Framework to Enhance Clinical Operations, Development of Institutional Policies, and Further Research,” published in Critical Care Medicine.


SCCM Pod-298 Critical Care Organizations in Academic Medical Centers in North America: A Descriptive Report

Michael S. Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCM, speaks with Stephen M. Pastores, MD, FCCM, about the article, “Critical Care Organizations in Academic Medical Centers in North America: A Descriptive Report,” published in Critical Care Medicine.


SCCM Pod-261 44th Critical Care Congress: A Model of NPs and PAs in the ICU: Aligning Goals and Strategies within the Healthcare System

Ludwig H. Lin, MD, speaks with Timothy G. Buchman, MD, PhD, MCCM. Dr. Buchman is the Founding Director of the Emory Center for Critical Care and practices at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a past president of the Society and the incoming editor of the Society’s flagship journal, Critical Care Medicine.


SCCM Pod-235 Study Explores the Impact of 24/7 In-House Coverage in a Pediatric ICU

Margaret Parker, MD, MCCM, speaks with Kyle Rehder, MD, about the article "Survey of In-house Coverage by Pediatric Intensivists (SINCOPI): Characterization of 24/7 In-Hospital Pediatric Critical Care Faculty Coverage" published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.


SCCM Pod-190 CCM: Challenges within Interhospital Patient Transfers

Jeffrey Guy, MD, MSc, MMHC, speaks with Theodore J. Iwashyna, MD, PhD, about his August Critical Care Medicine article, “The Incomplete Infrastructure or Interhospital Patient Transfer.”


SCCM Pod-149 Critical Care Coding and Billing

George A. Sample, MD, discusses current and emerging topics in coding and billing, including the end of consultation codes for Medicare patients and the future of consults for non-Medicare patients.


SCCM Pod-91 PCCM: Outcomes and Admissions in the PICU

Folafoluwa O. Odetola, MD, MPH, discusses an article published in the January 2008 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, "Do Outcomes Vary According to the Source of Admission to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit?"


SCCM Pod-74 PCCM: The Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network

Douglas Willson, MD, discusses an article he published in the July 2006 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, "The Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Network."


SCCM Pod-53 Reducing Medication Errors in the ICU

Yizhak Kupfer, MD, discusses his lecture, to be held during the 36th Critical Care Congress, "Reduction of Medication Errors in the Intensive Care Unit."


SCCM Pod-38 CPOE and Error Detection

Terry Clemmer, MD, FCCM, discusses computerized physician order entry and error detection in the intensive care unit.


SCCM Pod-33 CC: Patient Safety and CPOE

Brian Jacobs, MD, discusses how efforts in computerized physician order entry relate to patient safety. The ICIS system is a computer-based system implemented throughout the hospital through which all medical orders are entered and documented electronically.


SCCM POD-30 CCM: Hospital Mortality Assessment

Jack Zimmerman, MD, FCCM, discusses his article in the May 2006 issue of Critical Care Medicine, "Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (or APACHE IV): Hospital Mortality Assessment for Today's Critically Ill Patients."


SCCM Pod-29 CCM: Rationing in the ICU

Robert Truog, MD, discusses his article in the April 2006 issue of Critical Care Medicine, "Rationing in the Intensive Care Unit."


SCCM Pod-135 PCCM: WFPICCS and Its Global Agenda

Niranjan Kissoon, MD, FCCM, discusses his article published in the September 2009 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, titled “World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies: Its Global Agenda.”


SCCM Pod-127 CCM: Physician Extenders in the ICU

Ruth Kleinpell, RN, PhD, RN-CS, FCCM, discusses her experience as a nurse practitioner as well as her research into the role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the ICU.


SCCM Pod-119 PCCM: Does Fellowship Program Size and Rotations Affect Clinical and Research Time?

Wynne Morrison, MD, discusses an article published in the May issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, which highlighted the results of a national survey of pediatric critical care medicine fellowship clinical and research time allocation.


SCCM Pod-130 PCCM: Telemedicine in Rural Emergency Departments

Amelia Hopkins, MD, FCCM, discusses her article published in the September 2009 issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, “Pediatric Critical Care Telemedicine in Rural Underserved Emergency Departments.”