It’s hard to believe that as I sit here writing this, the ACDIS conference is less than a week away! To say we are excited here at the national office is an understatement. In partnership with our incredible events planning team, we have spent...Read More »
Only an estimated 1.5% of diagnoses at four pediatric intensive care units (PICU) were incorrect, according to new research presented at the Critical Care Congress. Earlier data suggested that number could be much higher, according to...Read More »
Q: I recently heard an example where a patient with a principal diagnosis of lower extremity deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and myocardial infarction, which was not present on admission. In the example, they said that this case would go to DRG 282, Acute myocardial infarction (AMI...Read More »
Interested in sitting for the CCDS exam and earning the credential to show your CDI expertise? The first step is to find out whether or not you meet the prerequisite requirements. According to the ACDIS website and the...Read More »
Re-finding your favorite article can be a difficult task. It doesn’t have to feel like banging your head against a wall, though. If you’re logged into the ACDIS website, you can actually “favorite” articles and access them all from one spot when you want to return to them.