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  • Jocelyn E. Murray
    RN, CCDS

    CDI Clinical Validation and Coding Audits

    What are the similarities and differences between a CDI audit and a coding compliance audit? Why are both even necessary? It is our collective responsibility to provide the insight that defines the two specialties and the critical efforts both bring to the table.

    A CDI audit may incorporate clinical validation

  • Robyn Stambaugh
    MS, RHIA

    Get in the Arena: A Call to IG Competency

    A new season in my life always lends itself to reflection and realignment of goals. With a freshly finished HIM graduate program in the rearview, it’s time to map out where both personal and professional intellectual curiosities will lead. As

  • Jocelyn E. Murray
    RN, CCDS

    Guest Post: It begins and ends in Patient Safety

    My CDI journey began at a level one trauma and teaching hospital in New Mexico. I accepted a permanent recruitment position and relocated out west. I shifted my career role from case management into CDI Implementation. There, I reported directly

  • Jocelyn E. Murray
    RN, CCDS

    2017 CDI Goal: Transformation of Healthcare

    I am not the first CDI consultant to recognize some essential changes needed in the current CDI program structure. I have had the privilege of being an active part of CDI evolution since 2010. Since that time, my understanding of CDI has

  • Jocelyn E. Murray
    RN, CCDS

    Insight is KEY!

    How many of you have heard of CDI specialists with required productivity benchmarks of 25-35 audits per day? If you’ve been in this industry for a period of time, I have no doubt you’ve come across similar productivity numbers. The valid concern