Many people come to a CDI position and need to educate themselves in areas with which they have limited experience, leaving many new to the field wondering what they’ve gotten themselves into. Deciding which areas need education often depends upon the...Read More »
Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) fell 91% and post-op venous thromboembolisms fell by 76%, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) recent report “...Read More »
In 1999, the Institute of Medicine reported that medical errors represent one of the leading causes of mortality in the United States and noted that medical error–related deaths resulted in more than 50,000 preventable deaths and $20 billion in associated costs annually. Since then, the...Read More »
In the latest twist of the ongoing saga of Medicare claims denials and appeals, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ordered Medicare must clear its backlog, which currently approaches one million claims,...Read More »
The deadline for poster presentation applications closes today, Thursday, December 15, at 5 p.m., eastern. Poster presentations allow participants to read and review details regarding an individual or facility CDI success story. Volunteers must commit to attend the 10th annual ACDIS...Read More »
ACDIS provides continuing education units (CEUs) for CDI-related training and education activities that meet guidelines outlined on our recertification page (https://acdis.org/certification/recert) on the website.