At first blush, tracking financial return on investment (ROI) for CDI efforts may seem straightforward, but that’s not always the case, says Tamara Hicks, BSN, MHA, RN, CCS, CCDS, ACM-RN, CCDS-O, director of clinical documentation excellence at Wake Forest Baptist Health in...Read More »
We understand that the past year has been difficult for many CDI folks in both their professional and personal life, and we know that these struggles may make it difficult for local chapter leaders to keep up with their duties.
Since the start of 2021, a few local chapters have had to...Read More »
Springtime is a season for renewal and fresh outlooks. As temperatures rise here in Massachusetts and more people receive their COVID-19 vaccines, offering a glimpse of light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, I can’t help but feel hopeful.
Telehealth accounted for 24% of outpatient consultations among privately insured, working-age adults during the first four months of the COVID-19 pandemic, up from 0.3% for the same period in 2019,...Read More »
What are your thoughts on mentoring or allowing outside individuals to job shadow CDI staff at your facility? We were recently approached by a young nurse who heard about CDI and has set her sights on joining the profession once she has enough experience.Read More »