Hospital CDI managers always look for process improvement. Essentia Health’s outpatient CDI operation provides a practical case study. EDITOR’S NOTE: This the final installment in a two-part series on the clinical documentation integrity department at Essentia Health, a health system that serves Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Idaho.Becker’s Hospital Review…
EDITOR’S NOTE: This the first in a two-part series on the clinical documentation integrity department at Essentia Health, a health system that serves Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Idaho.Previously, Essentia Health’s clinical documentation improvement (CDI) department consisted of three segregated, separated, regional teams. Employees had minimal interaction with each other.…
Last week Tracy Boldt contacted me to ask a question about outpatient clinical documentation integrity (CDI), and we are lucky to have her on the Talk-Ten-Tuesdays broadcast today, detailing Essentia Health’s successful outpatient CDI program. She also mentioned that she had been awaiting the third installment of my three-part series…