Best Practices for Improving Clinical Documentation (PR4)

 HFMA Peer Review® Session with Conway Regional Medical Center and Precyse

Date & Time

Tuesday, November 4 — 7:00 – 8:00 a.m.

Speakers

Steven P. Rose, FHFMA, CPA
CFO
Conway Regional Health System

Denise Johnson, RHIA, CPHQ
Senior Director, HIM Consulting
Precyse

Summary

By implementing a comprehensive clinical documentation improvement program, using both training, interim management and technology, Conway Regional Medical Center was able to improve key performance indicators including physician response rates, documentation that reflects patient severity of illness/risk of mortality, and quality of care.

After This Session, You'll Be Able To:

  • Identify steps for increasing physician engagement
  • Assess how outsourcing the CDI function can have positive financial effects
  • Recognize how leveraging technology can increase efficiency and effectiveness