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Membership Update: ICD-10 Survey launched; November Conference Call posted; upcoming local meetings announced

CDI Strategies, December 6, 2012

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ICD-10 Survey: Please take a moment to participate in the 2012 CDI Specialist’s ICD-10 Preparation Benchmarking Survey. This 30-question survey asks what role CDI staff play in preparing for the upcoming transition to ICD-10, and gauges where facilities stand in the planning process. The results will be made available in January. 

Quarterly call posted: The November 15 Quarterly Conference Call is available on the ACDIS web site. Click this link to access the page and listen at your convenience. You must be an ACDIS member. Login with your user name and password to access the call. Information regarding how to apply for a CCDS continuing education credit is provided within the recording.
 
Local chapter meeings: Several ACDIS chapter meetings will be held during December and January.
On Friday, December 7, at 1 p.m. EST, CST/2 p.m., the Wisconsin and North Carolina ACDIS chapters will gather to listen to an audio conference regarding the expanded role of CDI in the revenue cycle process as presented by Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDIS, a member of the ACDIS advisory board. For information, contact NC ACDIS Board Secretary Beth Soule at 919-862-5341.
 
The next Maryland CDI meeting is scheduled for Friday, December 21, 1:30–3 p.m., at the Maryland Hospital Association headquarters in Elkridge. Volunteers are needed to help lead the group, as December will be outgoing chair Christine Mobley’s last meeting. For information, contact Mobley at 301-618-6507 or email christine.Mobley@dimensionshealth.org.
 
The next Central Indiana ACDIS chapter meeting will be held via teleconference on January 9.  For information, contact Teresa Leap at Teresa.Leap@wishard.edu; Lisa Farhar at lfarhar@iuhealth.org; or Angie Green at AGreen3@ecommunity.com.
 
The next New York City, Five Burroughs ACDIS chapter meeting will be held January 17, 6-7:30 p.m., at the Hospital for Special Surgery, East 70th Street. For information, contact Wanda Mejias-Gonzalez at 718-302-8542 or email wmejias@wyckoffhospital.org.
 
The Philadelphia ACDIS chapter meets January 16, 8:30 a.m., at Doylestown Hospital. For information, contact Deborah A. Dallen at 215-456-8902 or email dallend@einstein.edu.



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