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First Steps in Starting an Outpatient Clinical Documentation (CDI) Program

Blog by David Reece, BSN, RN, CCDS, Consulting Director, Outpatient CDI Solutions, MedPartners University Starting an Outpatient Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) program can be an overwhelming task and you may find yourself asking, where do I start? Defining outpatient CDI in of itself is a topic many people have been talking about for awhile now.

The new buzz in auditing – Quality Reviews

Wahiyda Harding MSA, RHIA, CCS Education and Training Mentor MedPartners –MPU Division The new buzz in auditing – Quality reviews To understand the concept behind quality reviews it is important to understand quality of care.

How to Find the Best HIM Employees for Hospitals

Consistently Finding and Keeping Exceptional HIM Professionals Is How the Best Hospitals and Healthcare Systems Stay Ahead of the Rest The healthcare profession, at its heart, is driven by the public needing physicians for care and treatment, but what makes healthcare run are the countless healthcare information management (HIM) professionals that support the system.

Social Workers Past and Present

Social Workers Past and Present Cathy Massaro, MSW. CCM Case Management Education and Compliance Manager, MPU Social workers by definition are responsible for helping individuals, families and groups of people to cope with problems they’re facing to improve their patient’s lives.

You Make a Difference

You Make a Difference By Cathy Massaro MSW, CCM Case Management Education and Compliance Manager, MPU Achieving the professional title of social worker comes after at least 6 years of higher education.