Exploring the future of the physician query.

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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