The Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists is a community in which CDI professionals share strategies for successful CDI programs and achieve professional growth. Its mission is to bring CDI specialists together. Become a member today.




Reserve your hotel room for the 2016 ACDIS conference: Hotel reservations for the 2016 ACDIS Conference in Atlanta, GA (May 24-26) are now open. Call the Omni Atlanta Hotel at the CNN Center at (800) 843-6664 and make sure to mention “ACDIS” to receive our special attendee rate. For more information, or to reserve your room,  click here

To download the full conference brochure, click here. 

Click here to view a list of our 2015 sponsors and exhibitors.

Nominate a peer for the ACDIS Achievement Award! The deadline for 2016 nominations has been extended and we will be accepting nominations in the following categories: 

CDI Professional of the Year
Recognition of CDI Professional Achievement
Excellence in Provider Engagement
Rookie of the Year

Click here to complete the nomination form. (Reminder each award has it own criteria. You must choose which award you are nominating the individual for from the drop down menu on the nomination form.)



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    ACDIS members receive a bimonthly journal with in-depth articles on data mining, improving documentation on disease-specific topics, physician query and communication strategies, case studies, and more. Click here to download the latest issue.

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    CDI Talk is a great way to interact with your clinical documentation improvement colleagues across the country. Click here to get more involved.

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    The job description for a clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialist involves more than simply leaving queries. The role takes many different forms, however, standard competency elements do exist—competencies CDI staff must achieve in order to perform their job well.  A CDI supervisor, or other department head, needs to determine whether his or her CDI team is functioning properly and upholding these standards.

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    9th Annual ACDIS Conference

    Join us in Atlanta May 23-26, 2016, at Georgia World Congress Center and network with more than 1,500 CDI professionals at the nation?s biggest and best conference dedicated to the unique needs of the CDI profession. The 9th annual ACDIS Conference features unparalleled networking, recognition and awards, and five educational tracks that include a diverse range of sessions on the latest trends and cutting-edge techniques to enhance CDI programs.

    Click here to learn more!