Welcome to Clinical Documentation Improvement Week
Sponsored by CIHI and 3M
Within the health information profession, clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists play a
Featured education sessions
Participate in the CHIMA Clinical Documentation Improvement Community
The CDI community welcomes all individuals who have a vested interest in the advancement of clinical documentation improvement in Canada.
Join this community if you are interested in advancing the clinical documentation improvement best practices and sharing learning resources.
A successful CDI program, no matter how big or small, is a team effort.
Join us for a
CDI: An organizational commitment
A successful CDI program, no matter how big or small, is a team effort that reaches physicians, coders, and CDI specialists working together to achieve the organization’s documentation goals. 3M Canada’s clinical specialist Kim Myrick delves into the roles involved and the technologies available to assist the organization at every step of the way.
Date: Thursday, July 22, 2021
Time: 12:00–1:00 p.m. ET
CPE credits: 1
HIP Week 2020 passes will be gone soon. Gain access to 30 incredible sessions and earn up to 27 CPE credits.
HIP Week 2020 pass
- 5 keynote sessions
- 5 fireside chats on various health information-related topics
- 10 interviews conducted by CHIMA chapter committees from coast to coast to coast
- 10 additional education sessions
HIP Week 2020 pass
Share a social media card or poster this week to show your support for clinical documentation improvement specialists and programs in Canada.
On your lunch break, try to find these CDI-related words.
View our additional CDI-related resources from professional practice briefs to COVID-19 CDI query templates.
Professional practice briefs & quizzes
0046 Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) PPB resource
0046 Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) PPB quiz
0105 An Introduction to Computer-Assisted Coding PPB resource
0105 An Introduction to Computer-Assisted Coding PPB quiz
White paper: An essential guide to clinical documentation improvement
Documentation in the health record has always been important to health care organizations and the people they serve—but hospitals are
COVID-19 CDI query templates
Navigating pneumonia documentation
According to the World Health Organization, pneumonia is a form of an acute respiratory infection that inflames the lungs. When CDI professionals review the record and ensure the documentation of pneumonia is accurate and complete, their work can impact funding, risk-of-mortality scores, and risk adjustment. There are multiple types of pneumonia and etiologies, so CDI specialists must know how to identify and code each one.
Three certified CDI specialists share their expertise
Rita Parmar, CHIMA’s Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) community facilitator, recently connected with three certified CDI specialists
to talk about the key roles they play in the health care system and to learn about the kinds of diagnoses they regularly review.
Thank you to our sponsors
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