Picis Inc. has introduced software to document medical necessity decisions when a patient is held for observation in the emergency department or admitted to the hospital.

The LYNX CareBridge application integrates with version 5.0 of the Wakefield, Mass.-based vendor's Picis ED PulseCheck emergency department information system. CareBridge enables hospitals to document the decision of where to place a patient and bill appropriately, with documentation later available to defend admissions decisions if an audit is started, according to the vendor.

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