Clinical Documentation Integrity, Physician Documentation and Coding Solutions Prepared For:

 

Our experts have thoughtfully curated training recommendations to address the specific needs of your facilities. No matter where you are in the learning and development lifecycle, we will help you improve clinical documentation and the processes that support attaining complete physician documentation, and enhance coding compliance so that your facility’s quality scores reflect the excellent care you give patients and receives the reimbursement it deserves.  

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Your Partner in Achieving Clinical Documentation and Coding Accuracy

 

Expert analysis, advice, and education that targets three areas critical to attaining precise documentation of patient’s complexity and supporting an effective and compliant reimbursement cycle.

 

Clinical documentation integrity (CDI) Specialists. As the Association of Clinical Documentation Integrity Specialists (ACDIS), we are on the leading edge of though leadership, CDI practice guidelines, and strategies to implement and evolve CDI programs. We bring ACDIS-developed best practices and guidance to your organization. 

 

Physicians. Physician-led specialty-specific training that will help providers understand the importance of complete documentation and how to properly document high-impact clinical conditions.

 

HIM Professionals. Attain a higher level of coding accuracy and compliance with ongoing education that keeps teams proficient, attuned to code and guideline changes, and confident in their coding skills.

Our blended learning solution encompasses in-person or virtual instructor-led education, online learning, and advisory services to meet the diverse educational needs of your CDI specialists, physicians, and HIM professionals.

  • Custom training. We work directly with your HIM managers and physician leaders to develop a targeted educational plan for your physicians, CDI and coding staff.  
  • Consistent messaging for all staff. Educators collaborate and align education so that all staff hear one consistent messaging related to compliant CDI, documentation and coding practice while addressing the unique functions of each audience.
  • Rules-based materials. Our training materials are based on source authority rules and regulations, not opinions. Materials include links and references to recognized authorities, such as the ICD-10 Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, The ACDIS and American Health Information Management Association Practice Brief; the American Hospital Association (Coding Clinic© for ICD-10-CM/PCS and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Final Rules.

 

 

Our Brands Include:

Veterans Affairs Solution for Physicians, CDI Specialists, and HIM Professionals

Provider Documentation Training and Resources

 

Physician-led Live Training 
Focused on engagement and your high-impact conditions »

 

Physician-Led Live Training 

 

Custom documentation training based on your facility’s top clinical conditions. Physicians leave understanding the importance of clinical documentation and how documentation more accurately risk adjusts quality metrics, such as clinical outcomes data, utilization profiles, and readmissions data.

 

Online Learning
Convenient, self-paced education »

 

Online Learning

 

Designed for busy physicians, this series of 10-12-minute courses provides a thorough grounding in the basics of compliant documentation and covers definitions of nearly 30 diagnoses and incorporate specific terminology usage to capture proper severity of illness. Mobile-device compatible.

 

Reinforce Accurate Documentation
Support at your physician's fingertips »

 

Reinforce Accurate Documentation

 

A selection of mobile-friendly resources to help physicians remember key documentation points.

Instructor-led Training for CDI Specialists and HIM Professionals

 

Training for CDI Specialists
ACDIS-approved education and best practices »

 

Training for CDI Specialists

Take your CDI program to the next level with ACDIS training. Our CDI curriculum spans the continuum—from establishing new programs and best practices for record review and physician querying to more advanced topics, such as quality and care measures, clinical validation, and risk adjustment.

 

Training for HIM Professionals
Best-in-class coding education »

 

Training for HIM Professionals

Intensive coding classes that enhance coders’ accuracy, productivity, and compliance. An emphasis on hands-on exercises and immediate instructor feedback ensure HIM teams know how to apply coding guidelines and assign the proper code. Inpatient, Evaluation & Management, Risk Adjustment, and Outpatient coding courses available.

 

Live or Virtual Options
Train where and when you need it »

 

Live or Virtual Options

We offer live training both in-person and virtually. No matter which format you choose, we deliver the same course content and materials and promise the same instructor interaction to ensure students are engaged and learning.

Online Educational Platform for the VA

 

Online Learning Modules
Engaging, self-paced learning »

 

Online Learning Modules

 

Unlimited access to our Coding and CDI online learning libraries. Courses cover basic to advanced topics for CDI specialists and HIM professionals. Option to add courses in other focus areas, such as HIPAA and Safety topics for healthcare organizations.

 

Streamlined Learning Experience
A single education hub »

 

Streamlined Learning Experience

 

Built just for the VA, Staff can easily access our training courses and resources on one user-friendly online platform. Students can access the web-based platform from anywhere. Managers can administer courses and track completion status, and document completed training.

 

Training & CEU Benefits
Merits for completion »

 

Training & CEU Benefits

 

Our online courses offer CEUs from the following accreditation bodies: AHIMA, ANCC, CCDS, CCDS-O, AAPC, CME, CCMC, CCB, and BMSC.

Coding & CDI Advisory Services

 

Regular Educational Sessions
Focus on relevant updates »

 

Regular Educational Sessions

 

Through a series of educational calls, experts provide customized education that address your top-of-mind issues and provide timely reviews of coding and CDI guidelines updates.

 

Ask the Expert 
Ongoing access to experts »

 

Ask the Expert

 

Send our CDI and coding experts your most pressing questions via email and receive responses with actionable, rules-based guidance to navigate your challenges.

 

Robust Online Resources
Revenue cycle focus »

 

Robust Online Resources

 

Unlimited access to HCPro’s trusted revenue cycle news and informational websites and curated resources keeps staff informed of breaking regulatory news and analysis and provide much-needed CEUs to help staff maintain professional credentials.

Our Services

As your committed business partner, sharing a depth of knowledge of your operation and your objectives, we operate as an extension of your team through the execution of your Learning & Development initiatives.

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Focused on the VA's needs

"Attendees of our training will understand and appreciate the importance of capturing the complexity of the VA's patients within provider documentation. We illustrate the connection between provider documentation and claims data, reinforcing the need to accurately capture the patient’s comorbidities with a goal of supporting a compliant, well-functioning reimbursement cycle." 

 

LAURIE PRESCOTT, MSN, RN, CCDS, CDIP, CRC
CDI Education Director

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Outcome-based Education for the VA

"Our education is designed to empower your staff to adapt their processes and practice with confidence in order to navigate the complex system of healthcare reimbursement and quality reporting. We stress compliance to regulatory guidance and the application of critical thinking to the process of Clinical Documentation Integrity. The instructors are adept at facilitating conversation to allow for instruction that provides a unique and relevant experience for all attendees." 

 

LAURIE PRESCOTT, MSN, RN, CCDS, CDIP, CRC
CDI Education Director

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Supporting the VA Mission

"After working with the team at Dorn, we walked away appreciating the caring nature of the entire group - no matter their position or job. So many of them are veterans themselves and I was inspired by their attention to the overall mission of the VA. It was truly remarkable." 

 

The Team at HCPro
 

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