Patient Status Basics

By Cheryl Ericson, RN, MS, CCDS, CDIP Director, CDI, UM/CM, Brundage Group Hospitals require a physician order to guide hospital care. The patient status order (often referred to as “admission order”) determines if hospital care will be delivered as an outpatient or...

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Hiring a CDI Specialist: What to Look For

When scouting for a stellar CDI specialist, you seek someone who will drive excellent patient outcomes. This critical role requires specific skill sets: unmatched expertise in clinical documentation integrity (CDI) and a continuous commitment to learning.  The right...

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