CDI Insights

Cytomegalovirus in Transplant Patients CDI Scenario – October 2022

By Sarah Kriegshauser / October 20, 2022

In the October 2022 CDI Scenario, a 60-year-old male patient suffers from Cytomegalovirus after receiving a lung transplant.

Post Procedural Respiratory Failure CDI Scenario – September 2022

By Staff / September 16, 2022

A 67-year-old male presents with post procedural respiratory failure after a laparoscopic colectomy for adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon.

AHRQ Elixhauser Review CDI Scenario – August 2022

By Staff / August 8, 2022

In this CDI Scenario, background information on AHRQ Elixhauser Review is offered to readers, plus a clinical example and documentation tips.

A Conversation with an Ambulatory CDI Program Manager

By Staff / July 11, 2022
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Nancy Koors and Mary Stanfill sit down with ChristianaCare’s Ambulatory CDI Program Manager to discuss UASI’s Risk Adjustment Maturity Model.

UASI’s Risk Adjustment Maturity Model Explained

By Staff / July 11, 2022
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Learn the four RAMM phases (explore, define, implement, optimize) and lessons from ChristianaCare as they progressed through each phase.

Pulmonary Embolism CDI Scenario – July 2022

By Staff / July 7, 2022

July’s CDI Scenario covers the topic of pulmonary embolism. The patient in the scenario is a female with shortness of breath and swollen legs.

Chronic Kidney Disease Outpatient CDI Scenario – June 2022

By Staff / June 2, 2022

June’s CDI Scenario covers Chronic Kidney Disease in an outpatient setting. The patient is a 76 year old female.

Type 2 MI CDI Scenario – May 2022

By Staff / May 17, 2022

The CDI Scenario for May 2022 covers Type 2 MI in a 68-year-old male. The patient has many risk-factors and clinical indicators.

Pancreatitis CDI Scenario – April 2022

By Staff / April 12, 2022

A 41 year old male presents with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain for 2 days goes to the ER as pain was out of control.

Respiratory Failure CDI Scenario – March 2022

By Staff / March 7, 2022

The March CDI Scenario covers respiratory failure in a 68 year old male. Also learn clinical indicators and treatment for COPD exacerbation.