A New Role for CDIs: Residency Education

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
10-10:30 a.m. EST; 7-7:30 a.m. PST
Program 273
Joseph A. Cristiano, MD
 Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Holly Louie, RN, CHBME; Laurie Johnson, MS, RHIA, CPC-H, FAHIMA, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer; Jonathan LaFleur, BSN, RN, CCS: Rhonda Taller, BA, MHA
Rudy Braccili Jr, MBA, CRCE

Who should be involved in residency education? Special guest Dr. Joseph A. Cristiano, a hospitalist at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., will make the case for clinical documentation integrity (CDI) leaders during the next edition of Talk Ten Tuesdays. Dr. Cristiano, who has been involved in improving medical education regarding clinical documentation for four years, is also an assistant professor at the Wake Forest School of Medicine.

Also to be featured on the broadcast:

  • News Desk: Laurie Johnson, who anchors the Talk Ten Tuesdays news desk, will check in with the latest ICD-10 headline news.
  • Dateline Washington: Talk Ten Tuesdays legislative analyst Rhonda Taller will have the latest news coming out of Washington.
  • CDI Report: Jonathan LaFleur with HRS will report on how clinical documentation integrity specialists can help to reduce claim denials.
  • Focus Report: Holly Louie, past president of the Healthcare Billing and Management Association, will report on the findings of the Physicians Foundation 2016 Physician Survey — and the news is not good.
  • TalkBack:  During a new segment on Talk Ten Tuesdays, Dr. Remer will respond to a listener’s coding question when a patient who has history of COPD presents with community acquired pneumonia.
All this and more will be coming your way this coming Tuesday, March 21 at 10 a.m. ET.

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