Leading nationwide providers of documentation education and CDI join forces to offer inpatient, outpatient and quality improvement documentation education services

St. Petersburg, Fla. (August 12, 2019) – Brundage Group today announces that Richard Pinson, MD, FACP, CCS and Cynthia Tang, RHIA, CCS, coauthors of the best-selling CDI Pocket Guide, have joined its team of physician advisors and clinical documentation and coding experts. As a leading provider of effective documentation education to relay high-quality care, Brundage Group is expanding its expertise by offering clients on-site physician advisor education, as well as CDI, coding and DRG support from Pinson & Tang.

“Pinson & Tang are regarded as leading CDI experts in our industry. A large majority of clinical documentation professionals use their CDI Pocket Guide as a daily reference. We are delighted that our clients will now have access to specialty services from the experts who literally wrote the book on clinical documentation,” said Dr. Timothy Brundage, CEO and medical director of Brundage Group.

Dr. Richard Pinson has spent 20 years as an emergency medicine physician and is board certified in internal medicine and emergency medicine. He has been engaged in CDI education and publications on a full-time basis for the past 15 years. Cynthia Tang is an HIM, CDI and coding professional who has spent her career building documentation improvement programs, including spending many years as a consultant to hundreds of hospitals. Pinson & Tang’s best-selling CDI Pocket Guide is a comprehensive CDI resource tool for coding professionals, clinical documentation specialists and physician advisors, now in its 12th edition. Pinson & Tang also authored the Outpatient CDI Pocket Guide: Focusing on HCCs, the Pocket Guide for Coding Professionals and the innovative CDI for the Clinician® e-learning solution for physician education.

“We are so pleased to be joining such a highly-regarded and successful organization as Brundage Group. The prospect of working with top-tier physician CDI educators, like Drs. Tim Brundage and Trey La Charite’, and other CDI professionals is an honor and delight. This collaboration allows us the wonderful opportunity to personally share the expertise and experience embodied by our CDI Pocket Guides through direct education for a large audience,” said Dr. Pinson.

Contact Brundage Group to request more information about our services.

About Brundage Group

Brundage Group is the trusted choice of hospitals for effective documentation education to relay high-quality care. We break down departmental silos in hospital organizations through the unification of clinical documentation across quality, utilization, denials and CDI. Our clinical physician advisors and documentation/coding experts support hospitals nationwide with physician-to-physician education, quality documentation improvement and CDI services, denials management, patient status assignment, medical necessity documentation education, utilization review and query improvement.


  • Diane Hughes says:

    Wonderful News! You are the BEST CDI resources. Saw you both at the conference a couple of years ago. Thank you for all you do for us.

  • Karen Saracco says:

    Dr. Pinson & Cynthia Tang are the best and only CDI Program Resource we have used during the past 11 years! They started the CDI program at this hospital in 2008 and it continues to run effectively and efficiently 11 years later due to their expert processes & guidance!! They also do an amazing job preparing our Inpatient Appeal Letters to address the Denials/DRG Downgrades we receive.

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