At Emerson Hospital in Concord, MA, CDI Specialist Patty Spry, RN, snuck in a little physician education for congestive heart failure (CHF) by including important clinical standards on the reverse side of the facility’s standard CHF query form.

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 In our second Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) membership survey, we take a look at CDI specialists’ compensation, their program structure, and their relative experience, education, and geographic locations. In 2008, a total of 132 individuals completed the...

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