Thanks to Tonia Catapano, RN, CCDS, for donating the attached job descriptions. She is the senior manager of CDI at Yale New Haven Health System in New Haven, Connecticut. She can be reached at tonia.catapano@ynhh.org...

As part of the seventh annual Clinical Documentation Improvement Week, ACDIS has conducted a series of interviews with CDI professionals on a variety of emerging industry topics.

July 12, 2017

With special guests Martin Conroy, RHIA, director of CDI for Temple University Health System (TUHS) in Philadelphia, PA, and Deborah Dallen, BSN, RN, CCDS,...

Kathy Dorich, RN, CCDS, CPHQ; Kelly Tarpey, RN, MS, CPHQ

This session will describe through case study the journey and tools the CDI and coding professionals at 11-hospital system Advocate Healthcare adopted to bring closer alignment across the two teams. Examples, tools, and...

Rani Vivian Stoddard, MBA, RN, CPHQ, RHIT, CCDS

This session demonstrates how a midsized standalone hospital used a variety of tracking tips and techniques to parse CDI data and metrics to reveal useful trends and information. This includes CMI, unspecified code usage, PSIs, and...

Rishi R. Bakshi, DO, MS, BS

This presentation describes how a large academic medical center leveraged the EMR to enhance CDI. It describes how solutions can be built into provider documentation workflow in the EMR for primary capture of diagnoses, allowing for sustainable...

James P. Fee, MD, CCS, CCDS; Michael D. Teague, MD, SFHM, CCDS

This session features a case study of a successful development of a physician advisor program, which includes selecting the most appropriate individual, comprehensive education, and mentoring. Presenters share...

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