Three HIM Stories to Watch for in 2017
Jan01

Three HIM Stories to Watch for in 2017

While the healthcare industry plays “wait and see” as uncertainty looms with regard to the regulatory landscape ahead, the events of this past year offer a few hints as to what we might expect in 2017.

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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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How Do CDI Programs Impact the Patient?
Jul27

How Do CDI Programs Impact the Patient?

We talk a lot about the impact of CDI on healthcare organizations and physicians. But do we take the time to look at the true extent of the impact CDI has on our patients?

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Measuring CDI Productivity
Mar23

Measuring CDI Productivity

When calculating the productivity guidelines for a CDI program it is important to remember both quantitative and qualitative perspectives.

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Understanding CDI Metrics
Feb24

Understanding CDI Metrics

Understanding clinical documentation improvement metrics can be confusing, especially when you first start reviewing them. This month’s Documentation Detective takes a closer look at some frequently reported CDI metrics and how they can reflect program success.

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