The April edition of the CDI Journal has been posted and is available for download. This quarter’s edition includes:
CDI input helps EHR implementation succeed, 1
CDI staff and EHR experts explain how.
Director’s note, 4
Can CDI/coding staff survive computer-assisted coding efforts?
Meet a member, 5
Martha Stanley, RN, MSN, CCM
Local Chapters give back, 6
ACDIS networking groups offer philanthropic opportunities.
Clinical clash, 7
Trey La Charité, MD, reflects on regulatory vs. clinical focus for physicians.
Ask ACDIS, 9
Advisory board looks at pulmonary hemangioma.
Clinical corner, 10
William E. Haik, MD, FCCP, tackles documentation for diagnostic bronchoscopic procedures.
Case study, 12
CDI staff work to solve malnutrition documentation deficiencies.
ICD-10 prep, 15
Look to available ICD-10 guidelines to prepare staff.
ICD-10 benchmarking, 17
2012 survey results illustrate increase in ICD-10 training efforts.
Filed Under: ACDIS
About the Author: Melissa Varnavas, CPC, is a senior managing editor in the Revenue Cycle
Market at HCPro, Inc, in Danvers, Mass., and the Associate Director of the
Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS).
Now celebrating its 5th year, ACDIS is a community in which CDI professionals share the latest tested tips, tools, and strategies to implement successful CDI programs and achieve professional growth. With more than 3,500 members, Its mission is to bring CDI specialists together.
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