Lessons From COVID-19: Looking Ahead to the Future
Erica Remer, MD, CCDS, principal at Erica Remer, Inc., consultants, based in Cleveland, Ohio
Clinical medicine, and indeed life as we knew it, changed drastically in 2020. During this session...

Heart and Soul of the CDI Role: Culture and Professional Growth Pathways
Elisa Sninchak, M.Ed, BSN, RN, CCDS, CDIP, CCS, CDI educator, and Dana Walker, MSN, CCDS, second-level reviewer and auditor, from Novant Health in Charlotte, North Carolina...

Baby Got Back Procedures
Shannon McCall, RHIA, CCS, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC CPC-I, CEMC, CRC, CCDS, CCDS CCDS-O, Director of HIM/Coding, HCPro , a division of Simplify Compliance, Middleton, MA

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to...

CDI Program Expansion: Journey into LTAC
Debbie Breton, RN, BSN, CCDS, ACM, CDI team lead, and Kimberly Higgins, RN, BSN, CCDS, CDI regional manager from AdventHealth in Tampa, Florida
Session attendees will learn how AdventHealth expanded from short-term...

Community-Acquired Pneumonia: A Clinical Update Affecting DRG/HCC Assignment
William E. Haik, MD, FCCP, CDIP, of DRG Review, Inc., in Fort Walton Beach, Florida
As gram-negative bacterial and staphylococcus pneumonias are now included in community-acquired...

There's No Place Like Home: Remote CDI
Autumn Reiter, RN, CCDS, CDIP, CCS, director of CDI services for TrustHCS, and Laura J. Werner, DC, RN, BA, BSN, MSN-ed, CDIP, CSS, senior director, CDI, Huron Consulting Group serving Adventist Health
During this...

Expanding Our Horizons: The Role of CDI in Quality Metrics
Lee Anne Landon, BSN, RN, CCMC, CCDS, CDI network manager, at HonorHealth in Scottsdale, Arizona
During this session, participants will learn how CDI efforts influence hospital-based pay for...

Vascular Surgery & CDI: The Fantastic Voyage
Johanne “Jo” Brautigam, BSN, RN, CCDS, and Joe Lintz, BSN, BS, RN, CCDS, Roper St. Francis Healthcare in Charleston, South Carolina
Learn how to align the worlds of CDI, coding, and vascular surgery in this...

Exploring Why Sepsis Is Such a Problematic Diagnosis
Cheryl Ericson, RN, CDIP, CCDS, Clinical Program Manager at Iodine Software in Austin, Texas
Many CDI departments struggle to define sepsis, questioning whether to use SIRS or SOFA criteria to clinically...

Implementing Query Impact & Proving the Benefit
Andrea Eastwood, RHIA, BAS, HIM director, and Judy Moreau, RN, MBA, Vice President of Mid-Revenue Cycle for Trinity Health headquartered in Livonia, Michigan
Learn how to improve CDI query...

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