Dignity Health: Improving Productivity, Decreasing Labor Cost, and Protecting DNFB While Transitioning to ICD-10

Date & Time

Tuesday, October 29 — 10:15 – 11:30 a.m.


Brian Dessoy
Corporate Director HIM & Revenue Services
Dignity Health


Dignity Health will discuss their multi-pronged approach to mitigating potentially negative impacts of implementing ICD-10, including productivity and management tools, training approaches, and handling other miscellaneous issues related to payer billing, case mix index shifts, and impact on employed physician practices.

After This Session, You'll Be Able To:

  • Prepare for the transition to ICD-10 through department restructuring, including HIM and other revenue cycle departments.
  • Create a plan for mitigating impacts on coder labor costs and productivity while protecting DNFB.

Tools & Takeaways

Sample ICD-10 Thought Leadership Group structure and its use within a project management office to drive change