After years of working to engage providers and get them on board with CDI efforts, every seasoned CDI professional knows there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. Some physicians will quickly understand the benefits of improving documentation to help their facility’s...Read More »
When we think about diversity and inclusion, the first things that usually come to mind are gender, race, and cultural background. But of course, there are so many other avenues of diversity. One of those roads is...Read More »
by Alba Kuqi, MD, MSHIM, CDIP, CCS, CCDS, CRCR, CICA, CSMC, RHIA, CCM
CDI plays a pivotal role in the modern healthcare landscape. It ensures that health records accurately reflect patients' clinical status, interventions, and outcomes, according to Tammy Combs, RN, MSN, CDIP,...Read More »
In my experience, the term “quality” means different things to different people, even within the same organization. Additionally complicating the situation, the term is typically used in a narrative discussing related concepts such as...Read More »
Kenzi Brooks, CCS, CRC, CPC, COC, CCDS-O, is an outpatient CDI specialist at WVU Medicine in Morgantown, West Virginia. She has been in CDI since 2019 and started part time before stepping into a full-time role with the department.
ACDIS: What did you do before entering CDI...Read More »
While Dorothy worried about lions, tigers, and bears (oh my!), CDI professionals involved in the denials management process develop a sixth sense around certain diagnoses known to be at high risk of denial. While some courage, brains, and heart will get you...Read More »