The Essential CDI Pocket Guide®
Keep vital information at your fingertips with the new Second Edition CDI Pocket Guide® for ICD-10-AM. Updated for ACS 12th Edition and with even more DRG Tips, Complex Diagnosis Tables, Key References, and more!
The new CDI Pocket Guide® has everything you need to know to achieve excellence in clinical documentation, coding and DRG assignment.
For over 15 years, the CDI Pocket Guide® has been the essential, go-to resource for anyone involved in clinical documentation improvement – don’t be without it!
We address the issues of both clinical documentation and coding so that coding and CDI specialists can meet the on-going challenges of clinical documentation.
KEEP Up To Date
We capture pertinent changes in clinical diagnostic standards, coding guidelines, ICD-10-AM codes, HACs, etc. and explain in a way that everyone can easily understand.
Easy to Use
The CDI Pocket Guide® is “pocket-sized” so it is easy to search through and learn from. Keeping it simple and focusing on what matters is our motto.
BHlthSc(MedClass) & BHlthInfoMgt
Uplift Group Director, Sam Heynemann, has a strong interest in health classification, casemix analysis, and its application to health care funding. As a qualified Health Information Manager, he has utilised his skills in stakeholder engagement, health classification and casemix funding, data analysis, and reporting. His work has successfully produced comprehensive audit reports and education for both non-clinical and clinical staff and executive teams.
Prior to Uplift, Sam spent several years working as a Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist. He provided education to relevant hospital personnel on casemix and revenue integrity issues relating to documentation deficiencies in both public and private hospital settings.
Sam successfully facilitated the implementation of a pilot CDI program in Australia’s second-largest private hospital network. He looks forward to sharing his frontline experience in Clinical Documentation Improvement programs and promote the idea of how such programs can be impactful for hospital clinical coding and reimbursement opportunities.
Dr. Richard Pinson
Dr. Richard Pinson is a physician, educator, administrator, and healthcare consultant. He practised Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine in Tennessee for over 20 years having board certification in both. Dr. Pinson is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and former Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Vanderbilt, and has assisted hospitals as a physician consultant for the past ten years.
His personal understanding of the mindset of both doctors and managers allows him a unique vantage point from which to promote cooperation between physicians, hospital staff, and administrators toward achieving beneficial and practical changes.
Dr. Pinson is the co-author of the original CDI Pocket Guide® now in its 15th edition.
Her focus is on workflow design and improving clinical documentation with a view to optimising reimbursement, ensuring compliance, and improving quality and pay for performance measures.
Cynthia Tang is the co-author of the original CDI Pocket Guide® now in its 15th edition.
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