CDI specialists directly impact patient care
David shares a few stories of how he has seen CDI specialists directly impact patient care by spotting mistakes, errors, or resolving questions in their medical records. Simultaneously, the CDI specialists are able to support, protect, and help doctors and nurses provide the best care for their patients.
Michelle adds that looking at the peer benchmarks, quarterly reviews, and data and metrics on hospital performance once CDI program is implemented is always encouraging. The numbers reveal how better documentation and accuracy are improving performance.
20:18 “We are keeping the patient at the center of healthcare. Great clinical documentation equals out to great quality care and ultimately the patient is benefitting from the whole program.” - Michelle