Diane Iverson, RN, BSN, BS, ACM, CCM

Diane Iverson, RN, BSN, BS, ACM, CCM

Diane Iverson, RN, BSN, BS, ACM, CCM, is an emergency room (ER) case manager at a major university hospital in Baltimore. Previously, Iverson was a clinical documentation integrity specialist (CDIS) at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Iverson began her healthcare career as a computer programmer, which led to her becoming a bedside nurse, including roles as an agency/travel nurse. Currently, her interest is at the intersection of clinical documentation and case management, with the goal of improving data to more accurately reflect the patient population she serves. As a result, Iverson has been advocating for a revision to the coding guidelines to include documentation from registered nurses (RNs) and social workers for the social determinants of health codes Z55-Z65.