Erin Head, MBA, RHIA, CHDA, CHTS-TR

Concurrent reviews and timely abstraction of data are critical to improving patient outcomes. This presentation discussed the integration of CDI professionals into quality department efforts to track Patient Safety Indicators, regulatory...

Sam Antonios, MD, MMM, FACP, SFHM, CPE, CCDS

This session provided the basic explanation for quality measurements in hospitals under the various Medicare programs. Follow a step-by-step approach to understand how documentation affects quality measurement and what resources are...

Mary Elizabeth (M.E.) VanGelder, MREd, BSN, RN, CCDS, & Elisa H. Sninchak, RN, BSN, CCDS, CDIP

Participants obtained the latest information related to the value-based payment initiatives, how CDI efforts can help improve these measures, and how to best educate physicians, CDI...

Jon Elion, MD, FACC, & Jerry Williamson, MD, MJ, CHC, LHRM

Session participants obtained a brief review of the ACDIS Code of Ethics and then delved into a deep examination of the principles that drive effective compliance programs, including a primer on the False Claims Act...

Kathryn DeVault, MSL, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA

As clinical documentation specialists, a thorough knowledge of the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting is critical in documentation accuracy and accurate code assignment. This session included review of both ICD-10-...

Timothy Brundage, MD

Session attendees gained a basic understanding of the data capture for hospital-acquired conditions, infections, and Patient Safety Indicators. With the assistance of case examples, attendees gained an understanding of how provider documentation affects these...

Joe Lintz, RN, BSN, BS, CCDS, and Beth Wolf, MD, CPC, CCDS

Ever wonder why surgeons disagree with your interpretation of clinical indicators? In this session, participants reviewed the thoracic, general, and vascular surgical quality initiative program definitions for common...

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