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Mark your calendar for AHDI’s 2016 Healthcare Documentation Integrity Conference, August 4-6, in downtown Milwaukee, WI. Visit www.ahdionline.org/ACE for more information.
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Thursday, August 6 • 3:40pm - 4:45pm
Make an Impact: Optimize Your CDI Program to Encapsulate Quality Metrics and Outcomes

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This session will discuss why CDI programs need to widen their scope of reviews to encapsulate unplanned readmission penalties, mortality measures and other quality indicators where reimbursement penalties are being tied to outcomes.

Session Objectives:

  • Recognize how evolving quality trends will impact CDI programs.
  • Discuss how quality trends will impact hospital reimbursement.
  • Identify how the expanding scope of CDI responsibilities will impact productivity and establish new metrics.
  • Describe the methodology for determining ROI on quality measures attributed to CDI reviews.
AHDI CEC: 1 MTT or 1 PD

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Gates, RN, MSHA, CCDS

Kelly Gates, RN, MSHA, CCDS

CDI Product Manager, Optum 360
Kelly Gates is the CDI product manager for Optum 360. She has more than 25 years of healthcare experience as a nurse, administrator, and consultant specializing in hospital revenue cycle management. Specific to Clinical Documentation Improvement, Kelly has led CDI engagements for both small hospitals and larger integrated delivery networks (IDNs) with multi-site programs. She has a special interest in change management in identifying and reducing... Read More →



Thursday August 6, 2015 3:40pm - 4:45pm
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