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.
The March CDI Scenario covers respiratory failure in a 68 year old male. Also learn clinical indicators and treatment for COPD exacerbation.
The CDI Scenario for February 2022 covers gallstone pancreatitis. A 68 year old female presents with epigastric and upper right quadrant pain.
The use of Artificial intelligence (AI) is expanding and inevitable in health systems. Read excerpts from our panel discussion on January 11.
The CDI Scenario for January 2022 covers complication of a device, specifically with a Foley catheter causing UTIs.
December’s CDI Scenario covers hemiplegia secondary to stroke. A 78 year old diabetic male with a history of falling goes to the doctor.
November’s CDI Scenario covers neurogenic shock and spinal shock. A 58 year old male enters the ER after hitting his head.
October’s CDI scenario covers pneumonia and COVID-19. A 60 year old male patient presents with COVID and worsening hypoxia.
H&P: 58 yr old male with chest pain and SOB presents to the ER. Troponins ordered along with EKG revealing nonspecific ST changes with rising levels. Cardiology consult for NSTEMI with orders for ASA 325mg x1, Nitropaste, and o2. While waiting on consult, patient became lethargic and pale with fingertip cyanosis noted. Repeated VS showed:…
Given the heightened focus on documentation and impacts to healthcare organizations from both a financial and quality perspective, it is imperative that clinical documentation improvement (CDI) leaders implement an effective strategy to develop a physician advisor program. The success of a CDI physician advisor program hinges upon defining the physician advisor’s role. A physician advisor…