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Local Chapter Update: Fourth quarter educational sessions planned

CDI Strategies, October 29, 2015

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The following groups are holding meetings this fall. For additional information regarding chapter events, visit To register for a local chapter in your state, fill out this online electronic membership roster.

New York
The next quarterly Suffolk County Long Island ACDIS chapter meeting was postponed until Thursday, November 5, 1-3 p.m., at CHS Melville Headquarters. For information, email or call Patti McKenna at 631-447-3001.

The New York City Five Boroughs (NYC5B) Chapter also meets Thursday, November 5, at 5:15 p.m., at NYU Lutheran Medical Center Auditorium in Brooklyn. John Zelem, MD, FACS, vice president, for Executive Health Resources will present “Engaging Physicians for Improving Documentation.” RSVP by email

The Central Indiana ACDIS chapter meets Wednesday, November 11, 10-11:30 a.m., at Elkhart General Hospital. RSVP to Angie Green

The next ACDIS of Central PA meeting takes place Friday, November 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Reading Health System. Speakers are currently being sought for this program. To volunteer to speak, or to RSVP, email or

The Florida ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, November 20, 12- 1:30 p.m., via webinar with guest presentation by ACDIS Associate Director Melissa Varnavas regarding ICD-10-CM/PCS implementation news, and recent industry developments and guidelines. For information, contact Joannie Crotts, at

The Virginia ACDIS Chapter meets Saturday, November 21, via webinar. For information, contact Autumn Reiter

The Massachusetts ACDIS Chapter meets Wednesday, December 2, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Nursing Excellence, in Boston. Agenda includes:

  • ICD-10 Early Lessons, by Gina Mannion, director of coding at North Shore Medical Center
  • Lunch, networking, chapter business/announcements
  • Group discussion on ICD-10 topics
  • ICD-10 Challenges, by Kelley Sears CDI specialist at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

For information, RSVP to Cindy Labins by email at

The Georgia ACDIS Chapter meets, Friday, December 11, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Lanier Tech in Cumming. Speakers are currently being sought and the agenda is being finalized. For information, contact Julie Bell at

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