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I'm a CDS, Now What? - Transitioning into the CDS Role

Samantha Ryan October 25, 2021
Experienced Clinical Documentation Nurse Consultant Samantha Ryan reflects on the leap from clinical nurse to CDS.

CDS - Scope Creep

Dr David Tralaggan June 17, 2021
Are people in your hospital asking you to work beyond the scope of your clinical documentation specialist (CDS) role? You may be experiencing scope..

What Is a Leading Query?

Cheryl Ericson June 14, 2021
It is disheartening that there are still misconceptions about what a leading query is. In my last article, “The Query Conundrum,” I briefly talked..

The Query Conundrum

Cheryl Ericson May 3, 2021
To query or not query that is the question. Querying is the lifeline of clinical documentation integrity (CDI) professionals and many coding..

CDI is a journey, not an event

Dr David Tralaggan May 3, 2021
If you think your hospital has “done” clinical documentation improvement (CDI), it may be time to think again. Improving your clinical documentation..

The science behind clinical documentation improvement (CDI)

Dr David Tralaggan February 23, 2021
Discover why clinical documentation improvement is a behavioural change process that requires a scientific approach. If you’re thinking about..