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Speakers

Todd Strumwasser, MD
CEO, Swedish Seattle (First Hill & Cherry Hill)
Swedish Health Services

Paul L. Weygandt, MD, JD, MPH, MBA, CCS, FACPE
Vice President, Physician Services
Nuance Communications Inc.

Melinda Tully, MSN, CCDS, CDIP
AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Senior Vice President, Clinical Services & Education
Nuance Communications Inc.

Summary

Recent findings from HFMA's Executive Survey, Clinical Documentation Meets Financial Performance, confirm the transition to ICD-10 is the top clinical documentation priority, with optimizing reimbursement and improving quality metrics vying for second. While improving the accuracy of clinical documentation is the greatest opportunity for financial improvement, disruption of physician workflow and difficulty working with technologies and systems are two of the top barriers respondents noted for improving the documentation process.

During this webinar, the speakers share practical advice on how to improve your organization’s revenue through a strategic end-to-end clinical documentation chain and engage your physicians in the clinical documentation improvement process. This webinar also provides ways to optimize health information management (HIM) resources to focus on key initiatives including an efficient way for clinicians to create more complete and compliant clinical documentation while improving coding, downstream revenue cycle, and quality reporting processes.

After This Webinar You'll Be Able To: 

  • Identify best practices to engage physicians to support ICD-10/coding processes and improve reimbursement and productivity.
  • Optimize the communication points between physicians, clinical documentation specialists, and coders to improve workflow efficiency and physician engagement.
  • Articulate the top five requirements for creating a strategic clinical documentation chain for CDI, transition to ICD-10, and reimbursement.

Tools & Takeaways 

  • HFMA's Executive Survey, Clinical Documentation Meets Financial Performance
  • 10 Clinical Documentation Best Practices for CDI (6-page report)

Recommended For:

CEOs, CFOs, revenue cycle managers, and senior financial executives

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge and Applications
Delivery Method: Group-Internet-Based
Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: General knowledge of revenue cycle operations, ICD-10 components, and HIM requirements
Pre-work: None

Pricing

HFMA members: Free
Non-members: $99
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Note: This on-demand webinar is available until Jan. 29, 2015.