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

Michele D. Johnson RN, BSN, and her team at Wellspan Health in York, PA, created this tool to help them identify and track pertinent medial issues as it affects the patients' working length of stay against the typical length of stay assigned to a given DRG....

Held on May 26, 2011

The ACDIS quarterly conference call of Thursday, May 26 is now available for download. Members can click the link below and listen in. Among other topics, the following items were discussed:

  • ACDIS updates: Clinical Documentation Improvement Week, CCDS
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The attached Unanswered query and query conflict escalation policy is a sample policy for handling unanswered physician queries and/or CDI/coding conflicts that require resolution. The policy is courtesy of Lynne Spryszak, RN, CCDS, CPC-A, CDI education director for HCPro, Inc.

Attached is the powerpoint presentation Organizational Definitions for Common Diseases: Why You Need Them and How to Get Them by Walker Robinson, MD, FACS, FAAP and Jens Yambert, MD, FACP, FACEP, physician advisors and members of the documentation improvement team at Carle Foundation...

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