Health Information Management

Local Chapter Update: Chapter agreement forms, membership rosters, due soon

CDI Strategies, January 7, 2016

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With more than 40 local chapters and networking groups across the country there’s lots of opportunities for CDI professionals to learn from each other and share best practices. Local chapters are volunteer led, each chapter is required by ACDIS to have three leaders from three different organizations. Leaders must complete the ACDIS Local Chapter Agreement Form on an annual basis, every January. Any change in leadership must be communicated to ACDIS Associate Director Melissa Varnavas by email at mvarnavas@acdis.org as soon as possible.

All local chapter members are required to complete the online chapter membership roster. If you are not currently a member of your local chapter but wish to join a group near you, visit the local chapter pages of the ACDIS website for more information.

The following groups are planning upcoming events:

  • ACDIS Greater St. Louis Missouri Chapter meets Wednesday, January 13, 6-8 pm, at the Barnes Jewish Hospital East Pavilion Auditorium. For information, contact Michael McKelvey mpm2239@bjc.org.
  • The Suffolk County (Long Island, New York) ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, January 15, 9:30-11:30 a.m., at Stony Brook Hospital to discuss ICD-10 challenges and opportunities. RSVP by January 8, to scacdis@gmail.com or call Patti McKenna at 631-447-3001.
  • The North Carolina ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, February 5 at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte. For more information, email ncacdis@gmail.com.
  • The NYC5B (New York City Five Boroughs) ACDIS Chapter meets Thursday, February 25, 5-7:30 p.m., at the Hospital for Special Surgery. For information, visit their blog or email nyc5b.acdis@gmail.com.
  • The South Carolina ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, February 26, at Trident Medical Center, in Charleston. For more information, email PJ Floyd at floyp@musc.edu



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