Meeting the Need for CDI with Brian Murphy
BRIAN MURPHY, is the director of the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), a 6,300 member association headquartered in Middleton, Massachusetts, dedicated to the unique needs of the CDI profession. He oversees management of its award-winning resources, leads association outreach, and develops industry CDI guidance in conjunction with the ACDIS Advisory Board. Murphy also oversees the annual ACDIS Conference, the nation’s first and largest conference dedicated to the unique needs of the CDI specialist that now draws more than 1,900 attendees. Murphy is a former managing editor at HCPro, with experience in developing products and services serving health information management (HIM) professionals. He has extensive knowledge of CDI and HIM, with an emphasis on documentation, coding, Medicare regulations, and the revenue cycle.
Making Your Own Rules with Adrienne Blackstone
Adrienne Blackstone is a practice administrator for a busy neurosurgery practice in
Arlington, VA and a certified medical coding instructor. She holds the following certifications; CPC, CPC-I, CPMA, COC, CRC and is the Vice- President of her local AAPC chapter. She has over 15 years’ experience in healthcare administration and medical coding; specializing in neurosurgery/spine. She also does consulting for medical coding and revenue cycle management.
Her future includes; pursuing a master’s degree in healthcare administration and growing her healthcare consulting business. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, summer festivals and traveling.