Exploring the future of the physician query.

Artifact Health joins ACDIS Radio to discuss CDI Technology

Marisa MacClary, CEO and co-founder of Artifact Health joins ACDIS Radio as a special guest to discuss the future of CDI Technology. Topics include the current landscape of technologies available to CDI specialists, how technology has changed the CDI profession, and could the CDI profession be repla...

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mHealth Tools Help Hospitals Improve the Physician Query Process

From the article in mHealth Intelligence: Documentation queries are the perfect application for mHealth, Brotman says. They’re not so time-sensitive that they justify an interruption of the clinical workflow - yet it is best to answer them before a case can be coded and billed and while a patient ...

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Automated Physician Queries Improve Clinical Documentation at WMHS

From the article in RevCycle Intelligence: Decreasing duplicative efforts and automating the physician query process increased the response rate from 65 to 100 percent. The streamlined process also resulted in the average time to answer a clinical documentation and coding question dropping from ab...

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Chart Conundrums: How to Improve the Query Process

From the article in For The Record magazine: Query workflows at most hospitals fuel physician burnout. Fortunately, new mobile technology is changing the process for the better, incorporating a simplified query workflow that's so easy physicians say they actually enjoy answering queries. [Click he...

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Press Release: More than 60 Hospitals Embrace Artifact Health’s Mobile Technology to Accelerate Physician Query Workflow

Artifact Health, which provides the first and only mobile platform that streamlines the physician query process, announced today that in the last 12 months, 64 hospitals across the country, including five hospitals within John Hopkins Medicine, have gone live with Artifact’s mobile query platform to...

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Press Release: Jellico Community Hospital Chooses Artifact Health Mobile App to Automate Physician Queries, Improve Patient Documentation and Recover Money for Appropriate Reimbursements

Artifact Health, which provides the first and only mobile app that streamlines the physician query process, announced today it has been selected by Jellico Community Hospital to implement Artifact’s mobile technology for automating physician queries and capturing full reimbursements. Jellico Commun...

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Press Release: Western Maryland Health System Chooses Artifact Health’s Mobile Platform to Simplify and Automate the Physician Query Process

Artifact Health, which provides the first and only mobile platform that streamlines the physician query process, announced today that Western Maryland Health System selected Artifact’s solution to make it fast and easy for physicians to answer queries that improve the quality of patient records, ens...

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Press Release: Children’s National Health System Selects Artifact Health Mobile Query

Artifact Health, which provides the first and only mobile app that streamlines the physician query process, announced today that Children’s National Health System, ranked among the top 10 children's hospitals and #1 in the nation for Neonatology by U.S. News & World Report, selected Artifact’s solut...

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Industry professionals weigh in on CDI practices that present ethical concerns

From the article in For The Record magazine: Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) processes have made significant inroads in recent years. Now a mainstream strategy within any forward-looking hospital, CDI teams are critical players in the greater quality management picture as it relates to su...

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Physician query software featured in BestPractice News publication

The Office of Johns Hopkins Physicians (OJHP) features Artifact Health’s physician query application in their BestPractice News publication. The OJHP ensures that the necessary resources and coordination are in place, allowing all physicians to better care for patients and support the mission of Joh...

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Artifact Health featured in Johns Hopkins Technology Innovation Center 2016 Annual Report

Johns Hopkins Technology Innovation Center (TIC) features Artifact Health’s transformation of the physician query process in their 2016 Annual Report. A professional software development group, the TIC, integrated Artifact’s mobile query platform with Johns Hopkins’ electronic medical record system....

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Press Release: Artifact Health chosen by Johns Hopkins Medicine to ease documentation burden on physicians

Artifact Health Inc., a leading innovator in physician-centric clinical documentation improvement (CDI) solutions, is pleased to announce a collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine that uses Artifact’s physician query management and education platform to give physicians an easier way to respond to ...

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Artifact Health and PwC US Team to help physicians and hospitals improve the accuracy of coded data

Artifact Health Inc., a leading innovator in physician-centric clinical documentation improvement (CDI) solutions, and PwC US, a professional services firm, today announced a collaboration to help physicians and hospitals drive high-quality documentation, proper reimbursement and more accurate publi...

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Press Release: Artifact Health selected by Johns Hopkins Medicine to bring innovative CDI solution to market

Artifact Health Inc., a leading innovator in physician-centric clinical documentation improvement (CDI) solutions, today announced a collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine to bring to market a cloud-based mobile application for physicians that leverages the expertise of CDI specialists and medica...

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CDI's uphill battle to boost query response rates

At a recent CDI conference, a presenter proudly announced, "Our hospital achieved a 100% physician query response rate in surgery." The audience of seasoned CDI specialists seemed impressed but skeptical. Hospital CDI programs rarely achieve high physician query response rates. Physicians find que...

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Physician Advisors: Applying peer-pressure to stop the bleeding

Over the years, I’ve interviewed and attended countless presentations by hospital coders and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists to study physician query workflow and its challenges. I’m always struck by the use of the Physician Advisor as the last resort, the big brother who steps-...

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Hospital Reimbursement 101: Help your docs answer every query

Hospital reimbursement starts with physician documentation. Physician documentation must be complete, accurate and precise to support optimal reimbursement and accurate quality reporting. Increasingly, hospitals are funding clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs and dedicated staff to ed...

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Pardon me, Doctor. Do you have 20 minutes to answer this query?

The physician query has become the primary tool for hospitals and practices to clarify physician documentation for proper reimbursement and accurate quality reporting. However, today the process for query creation, delivery to physicians and response tracking remains cumbersome, inefficient and diff...

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