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Local Chapter Update: Membership rosters due today

CDI Strategies, March 31, 2016

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A reminder to local chapter leaders to complete the ACDIS Local Chapter Agreement Form and return it to ACDIS Associate Editorial Director Melissa Varnavas via email at

Also, local chapter membership rosters will be due by the end of the day today. Please remind local chapter members to update their contact information using the online membership roster. They will receive an automatic email regarding their national membership discount upon completion of the roster information. Upcoming meetings include:
  • The Georgia ACDIS Chapter holds its spring meeting Friday, April 1, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at Athens Regional Medical Center. For a complete agenda, visit the GA ACDIS Facebook page. Register to Linda Conner by email at   
  • The Heart of Texas ACDIS Chapter (Waco) meets Tuesday, April 5, 4:30 p.m., to discuss CDI efforts in patient safety indicators and hierarchical condition categories. For information, contact Sharon Cole at   
  • ACDIS Greater St. Louis Missouri Chapter meets Wednesday, April 13, 6:30-8 p.m., at Missouri Baptist. For information, contact Michael McKelvey at   
  • The Maryland ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, April 15, at 1 p.m., at the Maryland Hospital Association in Elkridge Maryland. For information, email Kyle Jossi at
  • The Wisconsin ACDIS Chapter meets Saturday, April 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Wheaton Franciscan Wauwatosa Campus. Registration fee is $35 for WI ACDIS members; $50 for non-members. For information, contact Joan Korn at
  • The Puerto Rico ACDIS Chapter meets Thursday, April 21, to discuss “Leverage CDI to optimize the revenue cycle in healthcare facility.” For information, email Carmen Y. Ibarrondo at
  • The Long Island, Suffolk County, New York, ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, April 22, at 9:30 a.m. RSVP by Friday, April 15, via email to
  • The California ACDIS Chapter meets Wednesday, April 27, at 9 a.m. (Pacific) via teleconference featuring Louis Grujanac, Associate Director, for Navigant, discussing the role of the physician champion. For information, email Roni Stoddard at
  • The Indiana ACDIS Chapter meets Saturday, April 30, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Memorial Hospital in Gary. For information, email Lee Walton at   
  • The New Jersey ACDIS Chapter meets to discuss coding and documentation challenges related to sepsis on Thursday, May 5, 1:30-4 p.m., at Centrastate Medical Center, in Freehold. Click here to register, or for information email Deborah Gardner-Brown at
  • The Oregon Northwest Chapter of ACDIS meets Friday, May 6, at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. For information, contact Karen Gray at

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