These days it seems sepsis is constantly in the news. Hardly a day passes where the efficacy of some new life-saving drug is being advocated or disputed, a sepsis DRG downgraded, or Sepsis-2 versus Sepsis-3 definitions debated. We’ve also had some major recent news from the likes of the...Read More »
Residency education offers CDI professionals an opportunity to teach the next generation of physicians about the value of complete and accurate medical record documentation before they start practice on their own.Read More »
Healthcare in America is in flux. Although tabled on Friday, March 24, the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) – the attempted replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) –nevertheless raises many healthcare policy questions and uncertainty regarding the status of previous pay-for-...Read More »
Q: If a patient is in a three-tiered DRG, but has a three-day length of stay (LOS), is it correct that the next review need not occur till the LOS equals or exceeds three days? Do we need to capture a possible CC or MCC?
Long-time ACDIS members have come to depend on the resources in its Forms & Tools Library. While these items now fall under the “Resources” category on the ACDIS website, they continue to be a valuable asset to members looking for sample job descriptions, query forms, policies and procedures...Read More »
ACDIS members can join in on the discussion with any articles on the website they find intriguing by using the Discus feature. Just like the ACDIS Forum, this feature allows members to connect, discuss interesting articles, and weigh in on the issues presented.Read More »