2020 is nothing like 2019. ACDIS needs to hear from you. The 2020 Salary Survey is now open and your responses matter. They will help others understand how their situation is either similar across the country or whether their current predicament represents an aberration from national norms.Read More »
As part of the 10th annual Clinical Documentation Integrity Week, ACDIS conducted a series of interviews with CDI professionals on a variety of emerging industry topics. Peggy Rice, RN, BSN, MBA, CCDS, CDI specialist at Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George, Utah, and a member of the 2020...Read More »
I have always been the type of person to be “ahead” of things. In school, I always got ahead on my projects and reports to make sure they wouldn’t sneak up on me last minute. I was always ahead of my classmates in the height category, nearing 5’8” by eight grade,...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 »
The Surviving Sepsis Campaign published new pediatric guidelines in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine earlier this month. Sepsis assessment and management in children has its own set of challenges, as most children who have symptoms of sepsis do not actually have sepsis. For example,...Read More »
by Carolyn Riel
Before launching a CDI program, it’s helpful to gather all the stakeholders and form a steering committee. This group will provide strategic oversight for both the program’s initial launch and ongoing growth. Figuring out how to form such a group and whom to...Read More »
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently published a checklist to help physician practices transition to the new evaluation and management (E/M) coding and documentation guidelines slated to take effect January 2021, JustCoding reported.