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Local Chapter Update: Connect with peers from your home state at ACDIS

CDI Strategies, May 19, 2016

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It’s tradition. Day 1 of the annual conference is ACDIS pride day, where attendees are encouraged to get all decked out in purple and orange (and this year, teal, too). Day 2, however, is reserved for state-focused fun. For example, folks from Ohio are encouraged to support OSU Buckeyes, and those from Massachusetts are encouraged to don their Red Sox baseball caps, Patriot’s jerseys or Celtics foam fingers. There will also be a number of networking opportunities during lunch on Day 2, and some chapter leaders will host after-hours events for folks attending the conference to get to know one another. Check out the ACDIS Local Chapter map for additional information.
 
Here are some upcoming meetings:
  • New Hampshire meets via teleconference on May 19. For information, email Suzanne Whiteford, swhitefo@cmc-nh.org.
  • The Connecticut ACDIS Chapter meets Thursday, June 9, 1:30-3 p.m., at The Hospital of Central Connecticut in New Britain. For information, email Nancy Napolitano at nancy.napolitano@baystatehealth.org.
  • The NYC5B (New York City) ACDIS Chapter meets Thursday, June 9, at 5:15 p.m., at Bellevue Hospital Center, featuring a presentation by Dr. Wil Lo, MD, CDIP, CCA, and Elise Sweeney, RN, CCS, CCDS. For information, visit http://nyc5b.blogspot.com/
  • The Maine ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, June 10, at Maine General Hospital in Augusta. For information, email Cathy.Seluke@mainegeneral.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/Xr78AgFor information, email Rani V. Stoddard at stoddardrv@henrymayo.com.  
  • The Virginia ACDIS Chapter meets Tuesday, June 21, via webinar. For information, contact Autumn Reiter at autumn.reiter@trusthcs.com.
  • The Illinois ACDIS Chapter meets Wednesday, June 22, 1-3:30 p.m., at AMITA LaGrange Hospital. For information, contact CStukenberg@fhn.org.
  • The Puerto Rico ACDIS Chapter meets Thursday, June 23, to discuss navigation tips in the CDI world. For information contact Carmen Y. Ibarrondo cibarrondo@picconsultantspr.com.
  • The Arizona ACDIS Chapter meets Wednesday, June 29, at 5:30 p.m., at Abrazo Health Care Regional Office in Phoenix. Glenn Krauss, RHIA, BBA, CCS, CCDS, will present “Recognizing, Identifying and Effectively Resolving Documentation Insufficiencies.” For information, email debrab22@cox.net.
  • The St. Louis ACDIS Chapter meets Wednesday, July 13, 6:30-8 p.m., at Barnes Jewish St. Peters Hospital. For information, contact Michael McKelvey mpm2239@bjc.org.
  • The Tennessee ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, July 15, at LifePoint Health in Brentwood, Tennessee. For information, contact Sherri Clark SClark@mc.utmck.edu.
  • The next Florida ACDIS Chapter will be co-hosted by Oak Hill Hospital, Citrus Memorial, Bayonet Point and Medical Center of Trinity on Saturday, July 16, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville. For information, email Deb-dallos@smh.com.  



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