AHIMA’s CDI Summit, Day 2: CDI Specialists Outline How They Revolutionized Documentation Queries
Jul16

AHIMA’s CDI Summit, Day 2: CDI Specialists Outline How They Revolutionized Documentation Queries

Want to energize a room full of clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists? Try poking holes in physician documentation on a complex Medicare Advantage patient.

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From the 2019 CDI Summit: Understanding Methodology Behind Quality Report Cards Is Key
Jul15

From the 2019 CDI Summit: Understanding Methodology Behind Quality Report Cards Is Key

At AHIMA’s two-day CDI Summit, July 14-15 in Chicago, during the Sunday session “Navigating Public Quality Report Cards,” Kristen Geissler, MS, PT, CPHQ, of the Berkeley Research Group, broke down the differences between healthcare quality report cards, how CDI can impact specific report card quality measures, and the factors that can help put the report card in context for stakeholders.

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From the 2019 CDI Summit: Auditing the CDI Auditors Promotes Accountability and Meaning
Jul15

From the 2019 CDI Summit: Auditing the CDI Auditors Promotes Accountability and Meaning

On Sunday, at AHIMA’s CDI Summit, Rachel Mack, RN, MSN, CCDS, CDIP, CCS, CDI, Iodine Software, did something unusual to kick off a conversation about audits.

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From the 2019 CDI Summit: Want Physicians to Pay More Attention to CDI? Explain Why It Matters
Jul15

From the 2019 CDI Summit: Want Physicians to Pay More Attention to CDI? Explain Why It Matters

A big part of knowing how to work with physicians is knowing how to get their attention, understanding their skepticism, and overcoming it. That message was the focus of opening sessions on Sunday morning at AHIMA’s two-day CDI Summit: Advancing the Documentation Journey, continuing through today in Chicago.

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Problem Lists, Leading Queries Top CDI Concerns
Jul02

Problem Lists, Leading Queries Top CDI Concerns

Ethical and compliant physician queries is the heart of clinical documentation improvement, and William Haik, MD, FACCP, CDIP, director of DRG Review, is concerned about an emerging ethical issue in the profession.

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