Collaboration Critical for Improving CDI Across Healthcare
July 9, 2018
Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) needs are quickly becoming a top issue for healthcare organizations, especially as the push for nationwide interoperability continues to grow. Improving CDI will have long-lasting effects on the industry, impacting both providers and patients.
Clinical documentation in all forms and formats is a problem and challenge for providers, health plans, and other entities that all need the data, WEDI Chair-Elect Jay Eisenstock told EHRIntelligence.com.
“So much of the data is unstructured because so much of it is not in a standardized format, it becomes challenging in order to exchange that information easily and readily,” he stated. “Certainly, a lot of entities are trying to overcome that, but it's still a challenge.”
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