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5 ways to help rising CDI stars reach their full leadership potential

To the trained eye of a veteran CDI manager or director, an emerging leader can be easy to spot.

“I look for individuals who are dedicated to their personal growth and excellence, who take initiative and are inquisitive. They communicate well with our providers and align with our strategic goals and plans,” says Abby Steelhammer, MBA, MHA, RN, director of clinical documentation excellence at Novant Health, a system with 15 inpatient medical centers and over 600 outpatient locations throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia.


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