Malnutrition of Elderly Patients: The Silent Threat to Survival


Tuesday, May 23, 2017
10–10:30 a.m. ET; 7–7:30 a.m. PT
Program 282
 
SPECIAL GUEST
Charles Winans, MD
 
ALSO FEATURING
Gloryanne Bryant, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCDS, RHIT, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer;
Glenn Krauss, BBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CPUR, FCS, PCS, CCDS, C-CDI, C-DAM;
Kristi Pollard, RHIT, CCS, CPC, CIRCC, AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer;
and Bill Rifkin, MD, FHM, FACP


The prevalence of malnutrition in the elderly hospitalized patient; the physical, social, and psychological factors contributing to it; the documentation, treatment, and coding of it; and its impact on outcomes will be our lead story in the next edition of Talk Ten Tuesdays. Charles Winans, MD will be reporting on his investigation into what might be considered a silent killer among elderly patients. 

Other segments to be featured on the broadcast include:

  • News Desk: Gloryanne Bryant, past president of the California Health Information Association, will report on the latest guidance in the Coding Clinic published this week. 

  • DocTalk: Bill Rifkin, MD, managing editor and physician relations specialist for MCG Health, will report on clinical variation in healthcare in the United States. 

  • CDI Report: Glenn Krauss will continue his reporting on clinical documentation integrity (CDI), and in this segment he will link CDI to denial management.

  • Coding Report: Kristi Pollard, senior coding consultant for the Haugen Consulting Group, will report on efforts to improve the training and mentoring of coders.

  • Talk Back: Dr. Erica Remer will report on the buzz that continues to be generated from the recent ACDIS conference about the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

All this and more will be coming your way on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 10 a.m. ET.

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