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2016 ACDIS conference speaker applications open

Share your CDI success story with more than 1,000 CDI professionals at the 2016 ACDIS Conference in Atlanta. Click here to view the speaker application. The speaker application period closes end of day on Friday, August 21. All final decisions will be made by the 2016 ACDIS conference committee and applicants will be notified of their decision in October.

For more information on the types of presentation sought for the 2016 event, visit the ACDIS Blog.

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    Ten things you need to know about ICD-10?and tell your physicians

    by Sylvia Hoffman, RN, CCDS, CCDI, CDIP

    The sky is falling, the sky is falling! ICD-10 is coming, and the world as we know it is doomed! That’s what some in the healthcare industry would have you believe, at least. But in truth, the hysteria created by the proposed ICD-10 changes has caused unneeded stress and resistance among healthcare providers. The following white paper helps to alleviate that stress by providing 10 things your physicians should know to help you and them hit the ground running.

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    Compliant Physician Query Construction: Tools to Eliminate Leading Queries

    Join CDI Boot Camp instructor Laurie L. Prescott, MSN, RN, CCDS, CDIP, and Kathryn DeVault, MSL, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA, as they examine the evolution of the physician query practice. During this unique workgroup-style presentation, participants will dissect sample queries and identify tools to ensure query efforts remain effective, compliant, and non-leading.

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