CMS announced that it is granting exceptions from reporting requirements and extensions for clinicians and providers participating in Medicare...Read More »
ECRI Institute recently published its annual list of the Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns. The goal of this list is to help facilities’ efforts for...Read More »
With special guest Vicki Galyean, RN, BSN, CCDS, clinical documentation excellence (CDE) team leader, and Gina Fones-DiCrocco, MEd, CPC, CRCR, director of coding...
The Surviving Sepsis Campaign published new pediatric guidelines in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine earlier this month. Sepsis...Read More »
Healthcare systems are beginning to make notable investments in community programs to address social determinants of health (SDOH), according to a...Read More »
Every month, you will find a new topic or question along with the committee’s findings posted to this page and publicized in CDI Strategies.
Topics under review for future release include:
Last week, CMS released the final 2018 performance data for the Quality Payment Program (QPP). These final QPP performance results show...Read More »
The federal government has extended the comment period for the proposed rule...Read More »
Hospitals who serve disadvantaged patients in vulnerable communities may be unfairly penalized by the CMS rating system, according to an...Read More »
Safety-net hospitals may not have adequate resources to comply with federal and state sepsis quality improvement standards required of acute care...Read More »