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Many healthcare organizations have experienced the benefits of an established and successful CDI
Many healthcare organizations have experienced the benefits of an established and successful CDI
Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists and case managers share a common goal but of
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Yet, collabora
Collaboration between CDI and coding professionals used to be a contentious issue. Coders, who lo
Sure, CDI practices might lead a hospital to the proverbial pot o’ gold hidden in the medic
The new pediatric listserv message board was finished this week. It works just like CDI Talk and
ACDIS membership comes with a lot of benefits. Of course, it provides a one-stop-shop for tips, t
Most of you receiving this edition of CDI Strategies have probably heard about our “
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI CDI specialist
AUGUST 20, 2014
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CDI Week 2015 is just under two weeks away—September 14-18.  It’s your week of n
Due to high demand, ACDIS added an additional CDI Boot Camp to its 2014 roster. CDI specialists can
How do you know whether your CDI program is successful? And even if you believe it to a success,
September 14 - 20 is CDI Week. It’s our fourth annual celebration of the profession and its
Today, CDI is set on an evolutionary path as illustrated in nearly every article of the
APRIL 9, 2014
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JUNE 18, 2014
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CDI for the Clinician ™ was specifically designed to provide physicians and other heal
In 2014, 66% of 318 hospitals surveyed by AHIMA had a CDI program in place. If all surveyed facil
Managing a CDI department can be a daunting task. 
In an ideal world, all coders and CDI specialists would get along well and work together with min
Electronic health records may provide a number of benefits such as improving the continuity of
Whether your new CDI specialist is a nurse who needs to learn coding and reimbursement basics, o
The 2016 edition of the best-selling CDI Pocket Guide by authors Dr. R
The CDI department should have its own set of policies and procedures to govern its functions.
The CDI Pocket Guide 2015 update is under development, and authors Dr. Richard Pinson an
Launch a successful CDI career with help from the experts at ACDIS in the comfort of your home or
CDI salaries increased dramatically in 2015, according to nearly 800 respondents to the recently
CDI specialists are in high demand, and finding experienced staff can be difficult. That often me
ACDIS is proud to announce the promotion of CDI Education Director Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS,
Have you heard that CDI efforts can help in the pediatric setting but don't know where to start?
Q: How can our CDI team prepare for potential productivity losses post-ICD-10 implementati
Provide clinicians with what they need and want for CDI education. CDI for the Clinician ™&
  A collaborative approach to ongoing benefits verification
JANUARY 15, 2016
An outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program should be aligned with a fa
While many case managers today work closely with clinical documentation improvement (CDI) special
JANUARY 5, 2016
by Karen Newhouser, RN, BSN, CCDS, CCS, CCM CDI entered my life in January
Are you in CDI leadership and looking for national networking opportunities? Consider participati
Q: Is there an industry standard metric goal for CDI specialist reviews of Medicare cases?
Coders and CDI specialists don’t always identify the same areas of concern; sometime
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Coders and CDI specialists don’t always identify the same areas of concern; sometime
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
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The 2014 CDI Salary Survey illustrated that while the bulk of CDI specials continues to earn roug
OCTOBER 1, 2015
The Advanced CDI Boot Camp is designed for established clinical documentation depar
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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Many CDI programs understand the need to expand their reviews beyond CC/MCC capture rates. But wh
Many CDI professionals come to the CDI ranks after a career in case management (CM). Many report
Of the more than 300 individuals who responded to a recent ACDIS Website Poll, most CDI professio
Natural language processing (NLP), an emerging technology for CDI professionals, can help drive
What’s the number one financial reason for CDI initiatives? Improving the accuracy o
Does your hospital have an inpatient or outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) progr
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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Members of the ACDIS Advisory Board will conduct a one-hour “CDI Ethics” panel discus
CDI programs—like everything else—evolve over time. But what does it mean to be a &ldquo
Beginning in January, the CDI Journal’s cadence increased to every-other-mont
Q: If a patient uses part of a 100 day benefit for a G-Tube can we ever skill
AUGUST 1, 2014
According to 49.8% of 592 survey respondents, the majority of CDI programs continue to be housed
Coders and CDI specialists don’t always identify the same areas of concern; sometime
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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The July edition of the CDI Journal includes a number of news-related information for CDI
Teamwork. It is one of the cornerstones of the CDI profession, and we like to think it is also on
Although only about 25% of hospitals currently outsource their CDI efforts, roughly 70% plan to p
Emerging legislation and technology has created tremendous demand for CDI that extends beyond inp
The focus for clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists has historically been on the i
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Q: Our CDI specialists will present to our inpatient rehabilitation department (including
As I mentioned in the most recent edition of the CDI Journal, my 96-year-old grandm
ACDIS Associate Director Melissa Varnavas will be traveling to the AHIMA CDI Summit in Alexandria
Q: I am new to the CDI role and looking for suggestions as to how to work with our surgeons to he
ACDIS local chapter leaders frequently offer leadership in more than just CDI-related educational
DECEMBER 16, 2015
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It’s a New Year and, with it, we welcome the latest edition of the CDI Pocket Guide.
By Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS Usually the attendees in the basic CDI Boot Camp are br
By Laurie Prescott, RN- MSN, CCDS, CDIP I am often asked by CDI managers and direc
Q: I am the only CDI specialist in our 150-bed facility. I have held the position for thr
Quality. Mortality. Advanced CDI. Pay-for-performance. Value Based Purchasing (VBP). Last week&rs
Q: A resident exhausted 100 days benefit on 4/11/14. The resident stayed in an LTC se
AUGUST 29, 2014
Research has shown that restrictive diets add little benefit for older adults in long-term care,
AUGUST 29, 2014
Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs need to expand their focus beyond CC/MCC captur
Developing performance improvement goals is an essential part to the CDI program. Goals will be s
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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Does your hospital have a clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program (i.e., a department, s
APRIL 23, 2014
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Does your hospital have a clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program (i.e., a department, s
APRIL 30, 2014
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MAY 14, 2014
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Just as ACDIS and the CDI profession have grown over th
Coders and clinicians seem to speak different languages. CDI specialists often serve as the trans
MAY 7, 2014
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Q: When I started as a CDI specialist, I learned that when a complication code, such as 99
Time's running out. Is your CDI department prepared for ICD-10? Join Coding Boot Camp Instructor
Puerto Rico Carmen Y. Ibarrondo and Sandra E. Cruz host the first CDI networ
JULY 29, 2015
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AUGUST 12, 2015
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AUGUST 26, 2015
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Q: I was reviewing a case with one of our CDI specialists this morning. Briefl
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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JANUARY 6, 2009
There are dozens of local CDI networking opportunities coming up as winter slowly relinquishes it
Does your facility perform outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) reviews?
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
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Does your facility perform outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) reviews?
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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  by Sharme Brodie, RN, CCDS Many coders and CDI specialists have memorized
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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With the ICD-10 transition just a few months away, CDI program leaders are asking themselves, &ld
A special thank you goes out to MedPartners CDI, our exclusive Title Sponsor for the
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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Congratulations to this week’s winner, Terri Cappello, LPN, CPC, COC, CDI specialist B
JUNE 17, 2015
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Many CDI programs are shifting their focus to include some sort of quality review. One of those i
SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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MAY 27, 2015
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JULY 15, 2015
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Collaboration between the CDI team and the coders was key to ensuring accuracy and success with a
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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OCTOBER 29, 2014
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Q: Can CDI programs use information on ambulance forms or trip tickets to abstract from if
The following local networking groups will be holding CDI-related educational events over the nex
MARCH 11, 2015
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AUGUST 12, 2015
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Even as CDI programs begin to expand their focus to areas addressed under the Value-Based Purchas
By Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS, CDIP Many clinical documentation improvement (CDI
JULY 29, 2015
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Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs need to expand their focus beyond CC/MCC capt
DECEMBER 2, 2015
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Productivity decreases post-ICD-10 implementation has been a major concern for CDI specialists, c
Q: The resident is on their Part A benefit and is scheduled for dialysis 3 day
One of the benefits of doing a lot of traveling and having a fairly well-developed case of OCD is
JUNE 11, 2015
MAY 6, 2015
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Q: Our facility is considering having our coders and CDI specialists “go–live&
JULY 29, 2015
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  Coders and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists may not always a
JUNE 17, 2015
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NOVEMBER 4, 2015
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Q: Can CDI programs use the information on ambulance forms or trip tickets to abstract from if
FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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Local chapter activities represent an integral part of ACDIS’ mission to bring together CDI
MARCH 19, 2014
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APRIL 30, 2014
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MAY 7, 2014
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JUNE 11, 2014
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AUGUST 6, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
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SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
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OCTOBER 8, 2014
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OCTOBER 29, 2014
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Nursing home residents might benefit from a new way of diagnosing and treating sepsis made
OCTOBER 24, 2014
If a skilled nursing facility gets high marks on quality measures it may have benefits for patien
DECEMBER 16, 2014
  Two CMS programs benefitting small rural hospitals have been extended through th
JUNE 19, 2014
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MARCH 18, 2015
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JUNE 17, 2015
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The Provider Roundtable (PRT) was established in 2003 to give CMS the benefit of providers' input
JUNE 18, 2014
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ACDIS now has more than 40 local chapters whose volunteer leaders gather CDI professionals for ed
By Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI &nb
JULY 30, 2014
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Coordination of Benefits Contractor (COBC) to remove and no longer apply federal tax informati
Although networked medical devices can offer benefits to patients, they can also present privacy
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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FEBRUARY 12, 2014
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Physician practices that transition to patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) are reaping benefits
Clarifications made to the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual and Medicare Progra
Clarification to Pub. 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual Regarding Antigens
Clarification to Medicare Benefit Policy Manual regarding antigens and deletion of Sect
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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These Occupational Health and Safety Forms provide you with all of the updates for your OSHA Health and Safety Compliance Manual.
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AUGUST 27, 2014
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The inaugural ACDIS Symposium: Outpatient CDI featur
MAY 23, 2017
The benefits of mobility among hospitalized patients are well-known—decreased pressure ulce
AUGUST 16, 2018
The benefits of mobility among hospitalized patients are well-known: decreased pressure ulcers,