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Local Chapter Events: Meetings for March and April

CDI Strategies, March 14, 2013

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West Virginia: Meets on Wednesday, March 20, 2 p.m. at Charleston Area Medical Center to discuss Recovery Auditor trends and risk reduction, as well as value-based purchasing initiatives. For information contact Shelia Harrison by email at

So. Nevada: Meets Wednesday, March 20, at 5:30 p.m., at Kindred Hospital Flamingo Campus in Las Vegas. For information, call Ailsa Kompare at 702-343-7232.
Tennessee: Meets Friday, March 22, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation in Memphis. The agenda includes:
  • Quality care, documentation, and accurate coding
  • Defending your facility against Recovery Auditor requests
  • Emergency room CDI efforts
  • CDI from a physician’s perspective
  • Value-based purchasing and CDI
  • ICD-10 and its affect on CDI efforts
For information, contact Sherri Clark at
Central Indiana: Meets Wednesday, April 10. For information, contact Angie Green at
Northern Ohio: Meets Tuesday, April 16 at Cleveland Clinic. For information, contact Debroah Lee-Tyiska, RN, MA, CCM at
Central Illinois: Meets Thursday, April 18, 12:30-3:30 p.m., at St. Alexius Medical Center. For information, email Ellen Chang at
ACDIS NW (Oregon): Meets Friday, April 19, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center in Tualatin. Agenda includes:
  • CDI: ICD-10 and beyond
  • Webinar regarding latest ACDIS/AHIMA query guidances
  • Malnutrition and the ASPEN criteria
  • CDI and ICD-10
For information, email Eileen Pracz at
Virginia: The Virginia ACDIS meeting originally slated for January was postponed due to inclement weather and will be held on Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring a presentation by Robert Gold, MD. For information, email meeting host Vivian E. Gannon, at

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