Patricia King-Musser, DNP, BSN, RN, CCDS, senior director of CDI for Geisinger Health System based in Danville, Pennsylvania, answered these questions. She is a member of the central Pennsylvania ACDIS and AAPC local chapters and of the 2021 ACDIS Furthering Education Committee.
Leyna Belcher, MSN, RN, CCDS, CCDS-O, is the enterprise system CDI educator at WVU Medicine in Carroll, Ohio, answered these questions.
Keisha Downes, BSN, RN, CCDS, director of CDI at Wellsforce in Braintree, Massachusetts, answered these questions.
Brandi Hutcheson, RN, MSN, CCM, CCDS, a remote CDI specialist at Community Health Systems in Franklin, Tennessee, answered these questions.
ACDIS celebrates CDI specialists annually with a full week of recognition for the profession through activities, education, and fun. This year’s CDI Week theme is CDI Kitchen: Recipes for a Successful Program, aiming to go back to the basics of what it takes to make a CDI program great.