About the Webinar
With increased emphasis on specific and accurate clinical information, physicians and their practices need to evaluate current documentation practices and identify mechanisms to improve the clinical information in the medical record. Successfully implementing a clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program begins with understanding the importance of clinical documentation in the current healthcare environment. This course will define CDI, outline the impact of clinical documentation throughout the healthcare system, and discuss ways to move towards improving documentation in your practice.
At the conclusion of this session, the attendee should be able to:
- Define the process of clinical documentation improvement (CDI) and CDI programs
- Summarize the importance and impact of clinical documentation in the current healthcare environment
- Identify steps to improving clinical documentation and engaging individuals in a CDI programs
Emily Hill, PA
Emily Hill is the President of Hill and Associates and has a broad professional background in the health care industry. With over 20 years of experience as a health care consultant, she has worked with numerous academic and private practices on coding, reimbursement, compliance, and practice management issues.
Emily has taught coding seminars and served as an advisor on coding and reimbursement issues for many medical specialty societies. She served as a representative to the AMA’s Relative Value Update Committee (RUC) for the American Academy of Physician Assistants from 1993 to 2019.
She is a graduate of the Wake Forest School of Medicine Physician Assistants program and received her BA in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.