This is it: my last day on Certification Watch here at ACDIS. It’s been a good run and I’m grateful for the relationships, friendships, and the love. I even learned a lot from the tough conversations, mostly about myself.
The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) monitors healthcare spending and provides recommendations for policy reform. At its most recent meeting on September 11, HPC researchers presented trends in commercial inpatient hospital volume and spending in the state. It found that commercial...Read More »
The Government Accountability Office (GAO), a government watchdog agency, said in a recent report that CMS lacks complete information on how much funding it allocates for quality programs. Additionally, the GAO questioned whether CMS has the...Read More »
Q: My physicians use the term “bacteremia” frequently and are treating it. The patient may be febrile and receiving antibiotics, but they cannot figure out a source. What should they be calling it? Or, better yet, what query should I be sending?Read More »
Every year, ACDIS calls on CDI professionals to participate in its salary survey to gain insight into how those in the field are being compensated for their work and to assess the growth of the roles and requirements related to...Read More »
ACDIS celebrated its ninth annual CDI Week from September 16-20, recognizing CDI professionals across the country for the incredible work they do. Facilities and local chapters nationwide joined the fun, embracing the theme, “CDI Superheroes: The Heroes Hospitals Deserve” fully with posters,...Read More »