ACDIS Virtual Summit:
CDI Best Practices

February 13-14, 2024


7 ACDIS credits available!



Deadline to register is February 2, 2024

Learn, network with peers and sponsors, and have fun at this can’t-miss CDI event!


Join ACDIS February 13–14 for the 2024 ACDIS Virtual Summit: CDI Best Practices. This event is open to qualified CDI professionals only.

On Day 1, you’ll learn clinical indicators and treatments for a variety of cardiac diseases as well as how to write compliant queries for these diagnoses. Day 2 includes a session exploring how Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center identifies and codes intra-operative surgical lacerations.


Participants will attend educational sessions in a convenient online format and have the opportunity to participate in our virtual exhibit hall. In addition, attendees will get to play the “Game of Codes,” earning points by visiting exhibitor booths. The top earners will win prizes for participating! 

Up to 7 ACDIS credits are available at this Virtual Summit.


Deadline to register: February 2, 2024*


*This free virtual event is open only to CDI individuals working in hospitals and healthcare systems. If you do not qualify for attendance, your registration information will be removed. 

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Brundage Group

Claro Healthcare

Code Quick

Columbia Southern University




FairCode Associates, LLC


Harmony Healthcare


Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Medovent Solutions


OnPoint Healthcare Solutions

Pediatric Resource Group

RCM Health




Tuesday, February 13, 2024


11:30 a.m.–12:35 p.m. ET

What the Bleep Is Beeping? Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Cardiac Critical Care Review

Presented by: Rhoda Chism, MHL, RN, CCDS, CCS, CPHQ, national director of CDI, Steward Healthcare, and Debra Rush, RN, CCDS, clinical documentation specialist, St. Anne’s Hospital
[1 ACDIS credit]


12:30–2:05 p.m. ET

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening


2:05–3:00 p.m. ET

Unlocking the Value of a Transformative CDI Program and Its Impact on Quality Outcomes and Operational Excellence
Presented by: Shawn Dickinson, Inpatient CDI Product Manager, 3M Health Information Systems; Breanne Goodman, Product Owner, CDI Solutions, 3M Health Information Systems; Kathy Harkness, RN, BSN, CDI Executive Engagement Mgr, 3M™ Health Information Systems; 
and Kristen Viviano, Outpatient CDI Product Manager, 3M Health Information Systems
Session sponsor: 3M Health Information Systems

[1 ACDIS credit]


3:00–3:30 p.m. ET

Networking With Sponsors and Exhibitors in Virtual Exhibit Hall


3:30–4:30 p.m. ET

Achieving Clinical Documentation Excellence with Collaboration & Transparent Prioritization Technology

Presented by: Heather Gladden, CDIP, CCS, Dolbey; Michael Eminger, MSN, RN, CRNA, Dolbey

Session sponsor: Dolbey

[1 ACDIS credit]


4:30–4:35 p.m. ET

 Transition Break


4:35–4:50 p.m. ET

 Day in Review



Day 2: Wednesday, February 14, 2024


11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. ET

The Intraoperative Laceration Conundrum: Is Your Hospital “Lac”king a Comprehensive Approach to This Issue?

Presented by: Jessica Meehan, BSN, RN, CCDS, CDI educator, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Jennifer Cushing, BSN, RN, CCDS, CDI lead, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
[1 ACDIS credit]


12:30–1:30 p.m. ET

Networking With Sponsors and Exhibitors in Virtual Exhibit Hall


1:30–2:30 p.m. ET

Anatomy of the Discharge Summary to Optimize Quality and Revenue Integrity

Presented by: Samy Allam MD, MHA, FACHE, Hospital Physician Manager, Quality Assurance, CDI; Gerasimos Petratos, MD, MS, CEO, Hiteks; and Patricia Chua, RHIT, CCS, CCDS, Innova Revenue Group
Session sponsor: Hiteks

[1 ACDIS credit]


2:30–3:00 p.m. ET

Networking With Sponsors and Exhibitors in Virtual Exhibit Hall


3:00–4:00 p.m. ET

Focusing on Quality Over Quantity in Your CDI Program

Presented by: Robin Matthews, RN, BSN, CCDS, director dlinical documentation management program (CDMP), MaineHealth, and Angie Curry, RN, BSN, CCDS, account executive, healthcare, Nuance, a Microsoft Company

Session sponsor: Nuance, a Microsoft Company


4:00–4:05 p.m. ET

Transition Break


4:05–5:05 p.m. ET

CDI Program Transformation With Pam Stence From Sharp HealthCare

Presented by: Pam Stence, CDI director, Sharp Healthcare and Tyler Moore, senior account manager, UASI
Session Sponsored by: UASI - United Audit Systems, Inc.



5:05–5:10 p.m. ET

Transition Break


5:10–5:25 p.m. ET

Day in Review


WANT TO KNOW MORE? View the Session Details Here!





For more information, please contact Carrie Dry at, or call 630-235-2745.