In this CDI Summit preview, a presenter from the July 31 to August 1 conference offers tips for refreshing an existing CDI program.
A guideline update has brought some confusion as coding and CDI professionals navigate when to assign a present on admission status to pressure injuries.
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.
Outside of the US, CDI programs are being implemented, leading to increased demand for CDI specialists and a keen interest in the CDIP credential.
CDI professionals need physicians who are willing to provide the key documentation that shows the severity of their patients’ illnesses.