Bridging the Gap between HIM Coding and CDI Professionals
Apr26

Bridging the Gap between HIM Coding and CDI Professionals

Despite clinical documentation specialists and coding professionals working diligently toward common objectives—accuracy, transparency, availability, compliance, information integrity—there is often a disconnect between applications of code methodology.

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Interest in CDI Outside of the US
Mar22

Interest in CDI Outside of the US

Outside of the US, CDI programs are being implemented, leading to increased demand for CDI specialists and a keen interest in the CDIP credential.

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The Key to a Top Notch Clinical Documentation Program
Feb24

The Key to a Top Notch Clinical Documentation Program

CDI professionals need physicians who are willing to provide the key documentation that shows the severity of their patients’ illnesses.

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Evolving CDI Roles Support Quality across the Care Continuum
Feb02

Evolving CDI Roles Support Quality across the Care Continuum

CDI concurrent review efforts result in better accuracy of severity of illness and form the foundation for quality outcomes, fiduciary accuracy, and healthcare team communication during the inpatient stay.

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An Investigative Approach: How Clinical Documentation Teams Improve Communication, Documentation Outcomes and Patient Care
Dec29

An Investigative Approach: How Clinical Documentation Teams Improve Communication, Documentation Outcomes and Patient Care

Clinical documentation programs’ success is a result of the healthcare team keeping a constant vigil on communication while operationalizing outcomes and instilling provider support.

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The Importance of Interdisciplinary Teams
Nov23

The Importance of Interdisciplinary Teams

It is crucial for clinical documentation improvement professionals to work with interdisciplinary teams.

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