The attached Word document offers quick documentation improvement tips for specifying the acuity and type of heart failure. Created by Cindy Ulrich, RN, MSN, this document can be printed out and hung in physician common areas or documentation rooms.

What's in it for the physician training tool for CDI Week

Physician E/M and medical necessity training tool for CDI Week

Cardiology service line PowerPoint presentation for CDI Week.

Attached is CMS Transmittal 2246, which lists pending new, revised, and discontinued ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes for fiscal year (FY) 2012. CMS lists coding changes its web site on an annual basis. CDI...

The attached PowerPoint was created by the CDI team at High Point (NC) Regional Health System as a teaching tool to help the group communicate the CDI roles and responsibilities to the nurse management team.  

This attached pneumonia documentation newsletter, courtesy of Gina Spatafore of Waterbury Hospital, is designed to help physicians document pneumonia, unspecified to the highest degree of specificity. She uses it in conjunction with the below pneumonia documentation decision tree.

This attached pneumonia documentation decision tree, courtesy of Gina Spatafore of Waterbury Hospital, is designed to help physicians document pneumonia, unspecified to the highest degree of specificity.

This attached powerpoint presentation is to instruct nurse managers in the purpose and benefits of clinical documentation improvement. This presentation is courtesy Janice Davis, RN, BA, CCDS, clinical documentation analyst for High Point Regional Health System.

Jeanie Bellamy Director Documentation Improvement & RAC Coordinator at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville laminates this double sided documentation tip sheet and hands it out to physicians.

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