From Finance to Quality: CDI Departments Expanding Their Reach
Touted for their ability to improve case-mix index and ultimately facility finances, clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs now need to expand reviews for quality indicators related to hospital value-based purchasing and other CMS pay-for-performance programs—not just because it’s the right thing to do but because, with multiple healthcare reform measures in play, such efforts could mean the difference between keeping a facility open or closing its doors.
Download this report to learn:
- The value of going beyond the traditional scope of CDI programs
- Which areas are most effective areas to expand for a successful CDI program
- Key pointers to follow when implementing the expansion program
- Potential risks to the organization and ways to overcome these challenges