The ACDIS Achievement Awards are bestowed annually at the ACDIS national conference to honor excellence in the Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) profession. All ACDIS Achievement Award winners have made measurable improvements in their organization and have gone above and beyond to advance the interests and best practices of the CDI profession.
The nomination period for the 2018 awards is now closed. The ACDIS conference committee is reviewing nominations and will select the winners.
Please click the links to view each award's specific criteria.
CDI Professional of the Year: This award recognizes an individual who stands out as a consummate representative of the best attributes of a CDI professional. The nominee must have at least five years as a CDI professional at the time of their nomination. To read the bios of the CDI Professional of the Year award winners over the years, click here.
Recognition of CDI Professional Achievement: This award recognizes an individual who has made significant achievements as a CDI professional in their facility or within their broader organization. The nominee must have at least three years as a CDI professional at the time of their nomination.
Excellence in Provider Engagement: This award recognizes an individual who has made a substantive difference within their organization and the broader community through enhancing medical staff understanding, collaboration, and engagement. The nominee must have two or more years of experience in this role at the time of their nomination.
Rookie of the Year: This award recognizes an individual who has served in the CDI profession less than two years from the time of his or her nomination but has made a significant contribution in that time frame.
Pediatric CDI Professional Achievement:This award recognizes an individual who exhibits excellect dedication and service to the pediatric CDI professions and has made significant achievements in their facility or within their broader organization.
Winners will be honored with an award and recognition during the annual ACDIS annual conference, and the CDI Professional of the Year receives free admission. All nominations will be reviewed and voted on by the ACDIS conference committee in conjunction with ACDIS administration.
The ACDIS Honor Roll
2018 ACDIS Achievement Awards
CDI Professional of the Year
BSN, RN, CCDS, CCS, CRC
Cooper University Hospital
Recognition of CDI Professional Achievement
RN, BSN, CCDS, CDIP
Excellence in Provider Engagement
MBBS, MHA, MBA, CCDS, CCS
Baylor Scott and White McLane Children's Medical Center