After many years out of school rhythms, fall still has a “new school year” energy about it. Even without an official summer break, the warmer months still feel looser, a bit less structured, sometimes a little more chaotic. When we turn the calendar page to...Read More »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a new infographic containing information regarding Z codes and social determinants of health (SDOH), according to ICD-10monitor...Read More »
A new study conducted by a group of international researchers suggests that exposure to extreme heat during pregnancy is associated with a higher risk of severe maternal morbidity (SMM), according to MedPage Today...Read More »
Q:Can you please weigh in on urinary stent insertion? Our coding department states that a query is needed to determine if the urinary stent is for drainage or dilation. From my own clinical perspective, a urinary stent would typically be placed for dilation...Read More »
The 2023 CDI Week Industry Survey is almost here! But not just yet.
This week, we are teasing some data highlights in a new podcast. We spoke with Sydni Johnson, BSN, RN, CCDS, the associate director of CDI quality and education at Banner Health in Tucson,...Read More »
The summer is drifting away, and fall is rolling right on in, bringing with it a new foliage, a new set of sweaters never to be worn, pumpkins carved in cartoonish fashions, apple ciders, Kit-Kats and Halloween candy galore, and – our favorite – CDI Week!