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Membership Update: Conference planning underway; October meetings offered; new materials posted

CDI Strategies, October 11, 2012

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Conference Speaker Application Period Closed: More than 130 applications were received. The 2013 ACDIS Conference Committee has already begun its deliberations and speakers will be chosen before the end of the year. To register for the conference, please visit our webpage:

Local Chapter Meetings Scheduled: Eleven local chapters host events during October. States with meetings include: Ohio, Minnesota, California, Michigan, Oregon, New York, Massachusetts, Virginia, Nevada, and Indiana. For more information, visit:
CDI Journal Posted: The 4th Quarter, October edition of the CDI Journal has been posted. The issue includes the following articles:
The information and education presented in the CDI Journal is a benefit of ACDIS membership. To become a member, call our customer service department at 800-650-6787, email, or visit the CDI Marketplace on the ACDIS website.
Free CDI Week Webinars Available: As part of CDI Week celebrations, ACDIS presented two free webinars, which have now been posted in the CDI Week Toolkit portion of the website. They include:
  •  "Introduction to Clinical Documentation Improvement" with Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN,CCDS, CDIP, CDI Education Director for HCPro Inc., in Danvers, Mass.
  • "Clinical Documentation Improvement: What's in it for the physician," with Trey La Charite, MD, and Timothy N. Brundage, MD 
During the webinar, Brundage also offered the following two order sets which are also available for download on the CDI Week Toolkit page:
  • Sample pneumonia order set
  • Sample sepsis order set

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