The term “dysphagia” has many synonyms used by providers in medical documentation. However, not all of these symptoms are able to describe, with specificity, the real problem so it can be translated into its corresponding code assignment.
If you have been in a leadership position, you may have had the opportunity to write a mission statement for your CDI department. But before that, you must develop your personal mission statement—this is step 1. While the principles are the same, your personal mission statement is unique. Think...Read More »
One of the most problematic issues in CDI since its inception has been locating, interpreting, and applying official guidelines and regulations as they relate to the profession. ACDIS has been at the forefront of adjudicating this process for both new and experienced members for years. But, we...Read More »
Chapter events can get complicated quickly—from finding a venue, to finding speakers, to setting up the educational space, to applying for CEU. ACDIS suggests chapter leaders employ an event planning checklist to help keep track of all the to-dos leading up to your next event.Read More »