All Posts By Cheryl Manchenton, RN
As a child, I loved playing the game telephone. It was always hysterical to hear the message that the last person heard as compared to the message the originator sent. […]
HCCs are a “problem.” By that I mean no organization can ignore the impact of HCCs. No CDI specialist, HIM professional, quality specialist, provider or billing auditor can remain uneducated […]
Cheryl Manchenton and Audrey Howard discuss 2018 ICD-10-CM coding updates and their impact on quality.
What is your organization’s strategy to journey from volume- to value-based reimbursement? How to create a collaborative CDI team.
This webinar featuring Cheryl Manchenton explains the need to improve awareness of how clinical validity can both negatively and positively affect quality outcomes.
Is your CDI program in a rut? Has your performance plateaued or even diminished? Maybe your program has a case of the “same-ole-itis,” otherwise known as “the way we have always done it” disease. In the words of the song from the musical Auntie Mame,* “Open a new window, open a new door!”
Driving quality outcomes requires a coordinated effort between HIM, CDI, Quality and Compliance departments. Does your organization have a plan?
I have found that the best topics for my blog are those that I care most passionately about (see “Collaborating with Kindness” as an example). As I thought about this […]
As you all know, I am a fairly opinionated blogger. As a person who takes pride in what I do, I certainly can become easily defensive when someone challenges my […]
As usual I have a song in my head and this month is no different (rock ‘n’ roll tunes are so catchy)! As we are about to navigate through uncertain […]