Bethany Towater, RN, BSN, CCDS, is a CDI educator at West Tennessee Healthcare (WTH) in Jackson. She’s been in the CDI field...Read More »
by John Zelem, MD, FACS, and Tabitha Hapeman, RN, BSN, RN-BC
Treating this CDI process like garbage is like littering in...Read More »
by Howard Rodenberg, MD, MPH, CCDS
I’ve come to the conclusion that everything has a theme song. This is probably not a revelation...Read More »
One morning, I was playing golf with my golf mate, Mike. As we...Read More »
By Wednesday, March 18, 2020, COVID-19 had begun to rage full force in the United States. Westchester County, New York, where Kerry...Read More »
Risk adjustment primarily uses diagnosis codes related to chronic diseases to heighten reimbursement for sicker patients. CDI staff need to...Read More »
With travel restricted and in-person events postponed and cancelled, CCDS and CCDS-O holders may be on the hunt for some virtual CEU opportunities...Read More »
This sample COVID-19 assessment tool was provided by Erica E. Remer, MD, FACEP, CCDS, founder and president of Erica Remer, MD, Inc. in Beachwood, Ohio...
As healthcare organizations nationwide prepare and begin to deal with the growing COVID-19 pandemic, CDI professionals are faced with new...Read More »
This is the third and final case study in the ACDIS Provider Engagement Series, with an in-depth look at a CDI program that has experienced success with a predominately remote model.
We believe this case study has additional relevance given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It contains ideas...