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.

The Here and Now of Social Work

Cathy Massaro, MSW, CCM Case Management Education and Compliance Manager  “We stand today united in a belief in beauty, genius and courage, and that these can transform the world.