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Thursday, August 6 • 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Appropriately and Effectively Incorporating Quality in a Clinical Documentation Improvement Program

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This session will discuss the measures that rely on documentation and how existing and enhanced Clinical Documentation Improvement Programs can impact the performance in these metrics. The audience will also learn about key operational and conceptual enhancements that can be made to avoid common pitfalls when incorporating quality into an existing program.

Session Objectives:

  • Describe the CMS inpatient quality metrics and their relation to documentation.
  • Discuss opportunities within a Clinical Documentation Improvement Program for incorporation of quality concepts.
  • Describe operational benefits and potential pitfalls of incorporating quality in a Clinical Documentation Improvement Program.
  • Discuss case examples of integration of quality in a Clinical Documentation Improvement Program.

avatar for Kristen Geissler, MS, PT, MBA, CPHQ

Kristen Geissler, MS, PT, MBA, CPHQ

Kristen Geissler has over 20 years of experience in healthcare systems, both in direct patient care and administrative and consulting roles. She has in-depth expertise in various quality-based reimbursement methodologies, including CMS IQR (Inpatient Quality Reporting) and VBP (Value-Based... Read More →

Thursday August 6, 2015 2:20pm - 3:20pm EDT
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