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Local Chapter Update: Upcoming meetings and events

CDI Strategies, April 21, 2016

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If you are interested in joining a local chapter remember to complete the short online membership roster form. Only those who have completed this form are considered official local chapter members. 

Reminder to local chapter leadership: Please return your signed local chapter agreement forms and any additional membership rosters you may be using to Melissa Varnavas as soon as possible via email 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
  • The Long Island, Suffolk County, New York, ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, April 22, at 9:30 a.m. For information, 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 South Carolina ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, April 29, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Healthfinders, Coastal Grand Mall (near Dillard’s) in Myrtle Beach. Annual dues are $35; meeting dues cost $20, $35 for non-SC ACDIS Chapter members. RSVP to Mary Hopkins
  • The Indiana ACDIS Chapter is having their Spring Conference Saturday April 30, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. This conference will include three speakers CCDS continuing education credits. Registration is $22, and everyone is welcome to join the fun. For a complete agenda and any information, email Lee Walton     
  • 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
  • The Maine ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, June 10, at Maine General Hospital in Augusta. For information, email
  • The California ACDIS Chapter holds its second annual state-wide conference on June 17, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Good Samaritan Hospital Robert Armstrong Memorial Auditorium in San Jose. To register, visit information, email Rani V. Stoddard at  
  • The Tennessee ACDIS Chapter meets Friday, July 15, at LifePoint Health in Brentwood, Tennessee. For information, contact Sherri Clark


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