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The April edition of the CDI Journal is available for download

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.

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Melissa Varnavas About the Author: Melissa Varnavas, is the Associate Director of the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS). 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 5,000 members, its mission is to bring CDI specialists together. To learn more about ACDIS, go to www.acdis.org or call HCPro customer service at 800-650-6787.

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