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Join us on the podium at the 2012 ACDIS Conference

2012 ACDIS Conference Speaker Application

We are currently seeking speakers to present at the 2011 ACDIS fifth Annual Conference, to be held May 10–11, 2012 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego.

Is that special person you or a colleague?

We seek speakers to present on all aspects of clinical documentation and encourage case studies of successful programs. Here is a list of additional topics that would make great conference sessions:

  1. Career ladder for CDI specialists: Motivation and recruitment strategies
  2. ICD-10: Implementation plans and diagnosis and query specifics
  3. Healthgrades and physician report cards: Specifics on navigating websites
  4. Complex chart review situations
  5. Value-Based Purchasing and/or Accountable Care Organizations
  6. Mismatches with coding/coding conflicts: Experienced inpatient coders welcomed as presenters.
  7. Legal issues in CDI: Speakers with legal background/credentials preferred.
  8. RAC defense and appeals
  9. Metrics: How CDI can impacts quality outcomes, not just CMI
  10. Physician buy-in: Creative examples of increasing physician participation
  11. CDI in other settings—LTAC, outpatient, ED/observation, other units/settings
  12. Updates to the IPPS, MS-DRGs, CC/MCC lists
  13. Reviewing for quality measures/AHRQ
  14. Physician/NP/PA presenters on specific diagnoses or complex cases
  15. Challenges of EHR, specifically electronic querying

For additional information on these topics, please e-mail ACDIS Director Brian Murphy at

Please complete all of the fields below.

First Name
Last Name
E-mail Address
Zip Code
Please describe your suggested 2012 ACDIS session topic. If you are writing to recommend a colleague or peer as a presenter, please explain why you think this person would be a great addition to the podium.
Please explain why you are qualified to speak on your proposed topic.
Please summarize your background/qualifications in the field of clinical documentation improvement.
Please list any previous speaking or presentation experience.
Please specify whether your topic is intended for a basic, intermediate, or advanced audience.

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If faxing this form, please address the cover page to Brian Murphy's attention.


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