The Impact of Computer-Assisted Coding Software on CDI
VP of Clinical and Quality Services Allison Van Doren, RN BSN CCDS CDIP CRC talks with Digital Voice Solutions (DVS) Account Executive Kristi Fahy, RHIA. The pair discusses computer-assisted coding (CAC) and the impact on clinical documentation integrity (CDI).
Computer-assisted coding is defined as software that suggests codes to human coders to validate the results before processing the codes to billing. The process increases productivity while sponsoring better revenue capture through additional code capture. By utilizing patented machine learning technology, Fusion CAC accomplishes this and much more. Fusion CAC can increase productivity, decrease variability, identify problem documentation for a quick return on investment.
Intellis teams with DVS, a premier Dolbey® partner, to deliver best in KLAS coding and CDI technologies.
Allison Van Doren, RN BSN CCDS CDIP CRC, serves as Vice President of Clinical and Quality Services for Intellis. She brings over 15 years of cardiac and surgical care nursing experience at academic medical centers as well as extensive experience with CDI, quality initiatives, HIM, and EHR. Allison’s passion for CDI focuses on both education and quality. As a recognized industry expert, she possesses a deep understanding of clients’ complex needs. She is committed to providing knowledge-based training and delivering valuable CDI program services and solutions.
Kristi Fahy, RHIA, serves as an Account Executive with DVS. Her career has focused on HIM and supporting initiatives for clinical documentation improvement, coding, and information governance. In her current role, Kristi is committed to positioning healthcare organizations for success through computer-assisted coding and CDI technologies. Prior to working at DVS, Kristi was a subject matter expert at AHIMA and developed key resources to promote and support the HIM profession. Kristi is an experienced presenter and has had the opportunity to speak at several national and local AHIMA conferences.