2021 Documentation of Stroke Patients-IEM
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Overview: Physician documentation is translated into codes. Codes are used to calculate numerous metrics. Your documentation in stroke patients has important impacts on these metrics!
Patients often are admitted for “Stroke-like symptoms”. It is important to confirm the stroke diagnosis in your documentation once diagnostic criteria are met.
Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers of the Baylor Scott & White Health System
After participating in this activity, the learner should be able to:
•Review how documentation impacts accuracy of hospital coding for stroke patients
•Explain how you can impact the mortality index in stroke patients through your documentation
•Define important clarifications for stroke documentation
- Dr. Elizabeth Aguirre, Clinical Documentation Improvement Program, Inpatient Clinical Documentation Physician Lead
- Dr. Sunita Varghees, Vice President, Clinical Documentation Integrity
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:
Each person in control of content has disclosed that s/he have no financial relationships with any companies who primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
No commercial support was received for this activity.
Accreditation: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation: The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health, designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This CME activity type is an enduring material. Physicians who complete the enduring material may claim the full amount of credit designated for the activity, regardless of the amount of time it took the physician to complete the activity.
- 0.25 American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) MOC Part 2Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 MOC points in the American Board of Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
- 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The A. Webb Roberts Center for Continuing Medical Education of Baylor Scott & White Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 0.25 Attendance