William Haik, MD, FCCP, CDIP, & Laurie L. Prescott, RN, MSN, CCDS, CDIP, CRC

During this session, attendees heard from two industry experts who served on the committee creating the latest ACDIS/AHIMA physician query practice guidelines. Participants learned what’s changed...

Erica Remer, MD

During this closing keynote address, Remer shared how CDI is charting the course for a better healthcare tomorrow.

Nicole F. Draper, RN, BN, MHA

Join colleagues in an exploration of common physician education pitfalls through interactive role-playing sessions to uncover tools to interact with physicians and provide succinct information about CDI program values.

Ailsa S. Henley, RN, MHA, CCDS, CRCR

During this session, attendees gained an understanding of how CDI fits in the revenue cycle as well as how to effectively interpret and communicate the metrics associated with your CDI program to administration leaders.

Sommer Slavin, RN, MS, MBA, CCDS

During this session, attendees learned how utilization management plays a role in concurrent coding, how to develop service-level documentation guidelines, and interdepartmental collaboration.

Patricia Henry, RN, MSN, CCS, CCDS, & Maryellen McGowan, MS, RHIA, CPC

CDI staff no longer work in silos. It takes an army to run a finance department, and a working understanding of the revenue cycle is essential. In this session, speakers explored how they partnered with...

Alison Leigh Bowlick, BSN, CCDS, CRCR, & Kathryn Vermillion, MSN, RN, CCDS, CDIP, CRCR

CDI leaders from two large healthcare systems— Bon Secours and Mercy Health—explored the challenges and opportunities of bringing together documentation staff and standardizing CDI...

Fran Jurcak, MSN, RN, CCDS

Using CDI program dashboard metrics is a great way to communicate outcomes. This session explored how implementing a standardized review process can validate the integrity of the program and assist in the performance review process for staff. Done...

Johanne E. Brautigam, RN, BSN, CCDS, Sydni Johnson, RN, BSN, & LeeAnn Cheung-Conaway, RN, CCDS

During this session, panelists discussed how to get the most from remote programs, working when the lights go out, engaging physicians despite off-site staff, and more. Flexibility...

Tamara A. Hicks, RN, BSN, MHA, CCS, CCDS, ACM-RN, & Melinda Matthews, RN, BSN, MHA, CCDS, CDIP

This informative session explored how Wake Forest Baptist Health has approached integrating its CDI department throughout its six facilities. This team created useful tools to...

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