Originally published near the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic’s toll on the United States, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and American Hospital Association (AHA) have updated their list of...Read More »
When I was trained as a new CDI specialist, I was told that I could query for hyponatremia with two low sodium (NA) values as a clinical indicator as it shows that while it is not necessarily being treated, hyponatremia is being monitored.
ACDIS is moving ahead with plans for its 2021 annual conference slated for Dallas, Texas, next May. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ACDIS events staff and the volunteer ACDIS events committee will be working to not only provide the excellent...Read More »
The ACDIS website is full of great resources and articles on a host of CDI-related topics, but those looking for information on a particular topic, diagnosis, or coding rule may feel at a loss when it comes to sifting through the website’s offerings. The good news is that users can easily...Read More »