They say we’ll be together again, soon. While we are praying for those who are sick, those who have lost a loved one, and those whose jobs have been impacted by COVID-19, we are all anxiously awaiting that day.
Estimates from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that hospital reimbursement for treatment of uninsured COVID-19 patients may account for more than $40 billion of the $100 billion designated for hospitals in the latest coronavirus stimulus package.
A Guidehouse analysis found that one quarter of rural hospitals are at high risk of closing due to financial challenges, reported HealthLeaders Media.
That means, more than 350 rural hospitals, accounting for $8.3 billion in total patient revenue, are at risk. The five...Read More »
Speech-to-text transcription solutions have been touted as a way to reduce physician documentation burdens, but a study published in the Journal of Informatics in Health and Biomedicine suggests that such systems are not a complete replacement for human scribes.
According to the ongoing ACDIS poll, 77% of CDI professionals are currently working remotely from home. For those new to the work-from-home life, this new environment may feel isolating, especially when combined with COVID-19 social distancing practices. All these factors mean there’s no better...Read More »
Each and every tool in the ACDIS Resource Library was contributed by an ACDIS member and reviewed for helpfulness and compliance by the Forms & Tools Library Committee. The Library is built by members and for members, so from time to time ACDIS asks for submissions to help fill gaps in the...Read More »
These are difficult times for everyone, especially those working in healthcare environments. While CDI professionals may not be on the frontlines of patient care, many are facing professional repercussions from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Anecdotally, the ACDIS team has heard of CDI teams...Read More »