Always fully up-to-date and reliable guidance for clinical documentation integrity and coding
BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – August 6, 2020 – Libman Education is pleased to announce the availability of the new CDI Pocket Guide – Online which provides instant access to definitions, clinical criteria, terms to use or to avoid, and other critical information on the 55 diagnostic categories that account for 95% of all documentation improvement opportunities. As a one year online subscription, users have access to fully up-to-date guidance from anywhere with internet access.
The CDI Pocket Guide – Online is authored by Dr. Richard Pinson, MD, FACP, CCS, and Cynthia Tang, RHIA, CCS. According to Dr. Pinson, “The CDI Pocket Guide is simple and easy-to-use but contains exactly the information needed to ensure the completeness, consistency, organization, and accuracy of the documentation in the medical record. The result is documentation you can count on to truly reflect the physician’s clinical judgment and medical decision-making.”
“Libman Education is pleased to partner with Pinson & Tang, and offer the entire CDI Pocket Guide suite of products,” said Susan Pepple, President of Libman Education. “The CDI Pocket Guide has been the ‘go-to’ resource for over thirteen years for good reason: it is an authoritative source of information for coders, CDIS, and providers who are responsible for the integrity of the clinical documentation at their organization.”
“For those who feel they have been ‘spinning their wheels’ our CDI Pocket Guide is the tool you need to approach the CDI function in an organized and rigorous manner,” said Cynthia L. Tang, RHIA, CCS, co-author of the CDI Pocket Guide. “By focusing on the diagnoses that provide the greatest opportunity, the efficiency and effectiveness of the entire clinical documentation integrity effort can be improved.”
For more information on the CDI Pocket Guide – Online, see https://libmaneducation.com/product/cdi-pocket-guide-online/ or call 978-369-7180.
About Pinson & Tang
Dr. Richard Pinson, MD,FACP, CCS, is a physician, educator, administrator, and healthcare consultant. He practiced Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine in Tennessee for over 20 years having board certification in both. Dr. Pinson is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and former Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Vanderbilt, and has assisted hospitals as a physician consultant for the past ten years. Dr. Pinson’s personal understanding of the mindset of both doctors and managers allows him a unique vantage point from which to promote cooperation between physicians, hospital staff, and administrators toward achieving beneficial and practical changes. Cynthia Tang, RHIA, CCS, brings over 30 years of experience in health information management, coding and clinical documentation, and clinical resource management. For the past twenty years, she has traveled to hospitals throughout the country to assess their processes for managing health information and clinical documentation and to provide her much sought after expertise in redesigning operations to promote better patient care and hospital financial health. Cynthia’s focus is on workflow design and improving clinical documentation with a view to optimizing reimbursement, ensuring compliance, and improving quality and pay for performance measures.
About Libman Education:
For over a decade, Libman Education has been recognized as the trusted resource providing workforce-ready training on Health Information Management and Medical Record Coding for individual HIM professionals and their employers. Libman Education offers a catalog of over 60 proprietary online training titles as well as courses written by other education providers carefully selected and curated to be the best. Over 12,000 individuals enroll annually in Libman Education’s WebinarPlus™ self-paced online courses written by leading industry experts.Our focus is on coding from beginner to advanced (ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT), as well as coding credential prep (both AHIMA and AAPC), and other topics where in-depth specialized knowledge of relevant coding systems and their application is essential (Auditing, CDI, HIPAA, Reimbursement, Interventional Radiology & Cardiovascular Surgery, Long Term Acute Care, Skilled Nursing Facilities, and Pediatrics).