As part of the ninth annual Clinical Documentation Integrity Week, ACDIS conducted a series of interviews with CDI professionals on a variety of emerging industry topics. Ashley Chamberland, BSN, RN, CPN, who is the lead ambulatory CDI specialist at Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, and a member of the Maine ACDIS local chapter, answered these questions. Contact her at achamberland@northernlight.org.

Now more than a decade removed from CDI programs’ widespread adoption, CDI professionals have an impact on nearly all aspects of healthcare—from reimbursement, to quality reporting, to denials prevention and appeal writing, to patient care. That’s what the 2019 CDI Week theme celebrates—“CDI...

With special guest Deanne Wilk, BSN, RN, CCDS, CCDS-O, CDIP, CCS, the Manager of CDI for Penn State Health in Hershey, PA. Co-hosted by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS, AHIMA...

August 28, 2019

With special guests Yvonne Whitley RN, BSN, CPC, CRC, CDEO, CCDS-O, Manager for the Novant Health (NC) Ambulatory Clinical Documentation Improvement team, and Jessica M....

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