The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist's Handbook

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The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist's Handbook

Format:  Paperback,

158 pages

Publisher: Hcpro Inc

Publish Date: Jan 2011

ISBN-13: 9781601467751

ISBN-10: 1601467753

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Improving documentation is no easy task CDI professionals have never had one easy-to-read, inclusive reference to help them implement a CDI program, understand the fundamentals of ICD-9-CM coding, query physicians, and encourage interdepartmental communication. In theory, physicians should document their entire thought process, including ruling conditions in and out. But it's not that simple, and in light of MS-DRGs, it requires significant physician education and retraining. You need a blueprint for success.. Your blueprint has arrived At last, here is a guide for CDI specialists. The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist's Handbook is your essential partner for creating a CDI program, staffing your program, querying physicians, and understanding how documentation affects code selection and data quality As a CDI specialist you need answers now In light of Medicare Severity DRGs (MS-DRG), detailed documentation and accurate capture of complications and comorbidities (CCs) has made the CDI specialist's role more important and more demanding than ever. This handbook will enhance your ability to gather the right information the first time--and every time Author Colleen Garry, RN, BS, has compiled case studies that document best practices and reference several different CDI models so that you can select the one that's right for your hospital's CDI success. In addition, you'll be privy to an executive summary of HCPro's exclusive CDI survey that solicited more than 800 responses. Learn how other hospitals are handling CDI and choosing the model that works best for them. * work with physicians to obtain detailed, appropriate documentation * maintain compliance when performing physician queries * convey return on investment for a CDI program Customizable CD-ROM included Your copy of The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist's Handbook includes a CD-ROM loaded with all of the working tools you'll find in the book. Among them


Publisher: Hcpro Inc
Publish Date: Jan 2011
ISBN-13: 9781601467751
ISBN-10: 1601467753
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 158
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.88
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