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.
Tag: Clinical Validation
Simplifying Clinical Validation There are many definitions for clinical validation (CV), but in healthcare, clinical validation is ensuring clinical evidence exists in the medical record for all documented diagnoses/conditions.
There has been much discussion recently regarding clinical validation and with good reason. Every patient, whether in the hospital or the myriad of other venues where one presents for care, has a right to receive high quality health care with a medical record that outlines this process – this is a point all can agree …
The topic of clinical validation has been the source of recent confusion among CDI professionals as they attempt to sort out the facts surrounding their role.