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Local Chapter Update: Upcoming events and meetings

CDI Strategies, April 14, 2016

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If you are interested in joining a local chapter remember to complete the short online membership roster form. Only those who have completed this form are considered official local chapter members. 
 
Reminder to local chapter leadership: Please return your signed local chapter agreement forms and any additional membership rosters you may be using to Melissa Varnavas as soon as possible via email at mvarnavas@acdis.org.
 
  • The Maryland ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, April 15, at 1 p.m., at the Maryland Hospital Association in Elkridge, Maryland. For information, email Kyle Jossi at jossik@holycrosshealth.org.
  • New Hampshire CDI professionals are welcome to attend a meeting on Friday, April 15, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester. For information, contact swhitefo@cmc-nh.org.
  • The Wisconsin ACDIS Chapter meets Saturday, April 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Wheaton Franciscan Wauwatosa Campus. Registration fee is $35 for WI ACDIS members; $50 for non-members. For information, contact Joan Korn at joan.korn@wfhc.org.
  • The Puerto Rico ACDIS Chapter meets Thursday, April 21, to discuss “Leverage CDI to optimize the revenue cycle in healthcare facility.” For information, email Carmen Y. Ibarrondo atcibarrondo@picconsultantspr.com.
  • The Long Island, Suffolk County, New York, ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, April 22, at 9:30 a.m. RSVP by Friday, April 15, via email to scacdis@gmail.com.
  • The California ACDIS Chapter meets Wednesday, April 27, at 9 a.m. (Pacific) via teleconference featuring Louis Grujanac, Associate Director, for Navigant, discussing the role of the physician champion. For information, email Roni Stoddard at stoddardrv@henrymayo.com.
  • The South Carolina ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, April 29, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Healthfinders, Coastal Grand Mall (near Dillard’s) in Myrtle Beach. Annual dues are $35; meeting dues cost $20, $35 for non-SC ACDIS Chapter members. RSVP to Mary Hopkins atMary.Hopkins@hcahealthcare.com.
  • The Indiana ACDIS Chapter is having their Spring Conference Saturday April 30, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. This conference will include three speakers CCDS continuing education credits. Registration is $22, and everyone is welcome to join the fun. For a complete agenda and any information, email Lee Walton atLAWalton@stvincent.org.     
  • The New Jersey ACDIS Chapter meets to discuss coding and documentation challenges related to sepsis on Thursday, May 5, 1:30-4 p.m., at Centrastate Medical Center, in Freehold. Click here to register, or for information email Deborah Gardner-Brown at deborah@rra-inc.com.
  • The Oregon Northwest Chapter of ACDIS meets Friday, May 6, at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. For information, contact Karen Gray at Karen.Gray@salemhealth.org.
  • The California ACDIS Chapter holds its second annual state-wide conference on June 17, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Good Samaritan Hospital Robert Armstrong Memorial Auditorium in San Jose. To register, visit https://www.quicksurveys.com/s/Xr78Ag. For information, email Rani V. Stoddard at stoddardrv@henrymayo.com.  
  • The Tennessee ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, July 15, at LifePoint Health in Brentwood, Tennessee. For information, contact Sherri Clark SClark@mc.utmck.edu



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