Nearly one-third (32%) of healthcare leaders surveyed strongly agree that employee preference is the most important factor in developing their return-to-work plans, compared to 25% across all industries as reported by...Read More »
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially approved the first COVID-19 vaccine, on Monday, August 23, according to a news release stating the approval of the Pfizer vaccine. The vaccine...Read More »
Currently, when we ask clinical validation queries, we do not take a financial impact into account. We only reconcile as "agreed and documented." Our vendor tells us that some facilities are taking a positive financial impact if they are successful in getting the supporting clinical evidence...Read More »
The pandemic turned a new page for CDI professionals. Much of the workforce went remote and payment has shifted towards value-based purchasing and risk-based models. The world of CDI has changed and adapting to new technology is the path of the future.
With more than a million respiratory failure discharges annually, CDI professionals need to consistently refresh their clinical and coding knowledge to compose effective queries. New information related to the use of supplemental oxygen for hospitalized adults, including a chart relating to the...Read More »