If you’re a case manager, you know firsthand how busy and hectic the job can be at times. Between being on your feet all day to working multiple shifts, it’s easy to feel burned out.
If your facility has been experiencing turnover at a skyrocketing level, it’s time to realize it’s probably not your employees with the problem – it’s you.
Once a CDI professional’s clinical skills are at an expert level, their coding expertise must follow suit.
The significant role CDI plays in healthcare has become apparent with the transition from the inpatient to the outpatient environment and from a financial to a quality focus.
When first starting an Outpatient Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) program, it’s important to identify which departments you will need to interact with and who will be impacted through the CDI process.
As its importance was realized, CDI expanded from a single setting reimbursement focus to a quality based, multiple setting focus…
Denial prevention is best practiced via a team approach by including CDI, HIM, Quality, Denials/Compliance, and Medical Staff representation in regular meetings, thus trends and opportunities for denial prevention can be identified early.
Together with The Center for the Advancement of Healthcare Professionals, AMN Healthcare has partnered with the DAISY Foundation™ to recognize clinicians for the extraordinary skillful, compassionate care they provide patients and families.
The Value of Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) and the Two Midnight Rule Nancy Lero BSN, RN, CCDS, CDIP, CBCS MedPartners CDI Specialist Consultant In the good old days, the process of caring for patients and payment for services was quite simple – physicians treated their patients extensively and the length of stay was not an …