Health Information Management

Local Chapters: Meetings offered in November

CDI Strategies, November 7, 2013

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The following ACDIS chapters are planning upcoming networking events. For additional information visit the Local Chapter page of the ACDIS website or visit the ACDIS Blog and click on the “Local Chapters” category.

Pennsylvania: The Southern New Jersey/Philadelphia Regional ACDIS Chapter meets Thursday, November 7, 8-10 a.m., at LaSalle University, Bucks County Center in Newtown, Pa. For information, contact Mary Ellen Moakes, MBA, LPN, C-CDI, at 781-982-8400 ext. 4544, or via email at

New Jersey: The NJ ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, November 8, 1:30-4:30 p.m., at Reimbursement Review Associates, Inc., in New Brunswick. Deborah Gardner-Brown, RHIT, CCS, C-CDI, CI-CDI, CDIP, and Sandra Phillips Sperry, RN, MPA, APC, CMC, FACHE, present, “A Strategic Review of CDI Applications and Analysis of the 2014 ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Guidelines.” Cost is $69; $59 for NJACDIS members; $39 students. Early bird registrants receive $10 discount. For information, contact Gardner-Brown at

Texas: The Houston ACDIS Chapter meets Thursday, November 14, at noon at the Spaghetti Warehouse, 901 Commerce St., Houston. For information, email or

Connecticut: The CT ACDIS Chaptermeets Thursday, November 14, 1:30-3 p.m., at ECHN Hospital in Manchester. The team will discuss their electronic query process and have a representative from their IT department on hand for the discussion. RSVPs requested. For information, contact Maryann Shanley at

Massachusetts: The Mass. ACDIS Chaptermeets Tuesday, November 19, 1-3 p.m., at the Southcoast Health System’s Toby Hospital Rosebrook Building in Wareham. For information, contact Sarah Eby at or visit

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