Performance Improvement

Development and application of quality processes to ensure quality data is generating consistent and timely quality information, and to develop systems that are flexible and adaptable in a constantly changing healthcare environment (for example, e-HIM®, regulatory changes, and new technology).

PSI & HCC: Patient Safety Indicators and Hierarchical Condition Categories

Overview

Presentation will include definitions and overview of Patient Safety Indicators and Hierarchical Condition Categories.
Discussion will take place regarding these topics on the considerations and opportunities for clinical documentation improvement in the inpatient hospital setting.

Learning Objectives for Patient Safety Indicators

  • Identify AHRQ Patient Safety Indicators
  • Understand the implications for CDI
  • Identify CDI opportunities surrounding PSI 90

Learning Objectives for Hierarchical Condition Categories

  • Define Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs)
  • Understand Risk Adjustment
  • Understand the implications for CDI

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Virtual Winter Coding Roundtable

How Coding Impacts Core Measures
Kay Piper, RHIA, CDIP, CCS and Barbara Quick, RN, MS, CPHQ, CMAC, ACM

Coding Productivity/: Is It Your Friend or Foe?
Cindy M. Smith, RHIT, CCS

ICD-CM and PCS: Q and A
Stephanie Mercer, RHIT, CCS and M. Carmella Mercer, CCS, CCDS, CPAR and ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer/Ambassador

CEUs: 3.0

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