North Carolina Chapter of ACDIS welcome all clinical documentation integrity specialist and other healthcare professionalss interested in attending our meetings for professional growth and networking opportunities.
The mission of NC ACDIS is to promote accurate documentation in coding medical and surgical services by providing a medium for continuing educational programs, promoting professional growth and program recognition ultimately providing networking opportunities.
Join us for our Summer Data Analytics Webinar Series
July 22, 2022, 12 noon: Data as a Catalyst to CDI Program Performance and Physician Engagement: A Four-Step Approach with Carrie Willmer and Kaycie LeSage
Kaycie LeSage, MSHCM, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, CPC
Carrie Willmer, RN, CCDS, CDIP
Kaycie LeSage, MSHCM, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, CPC, is a performance outcomes manager with 3M in the Health Information Services Division in Metairie, Louisiana, where she coaches 3M performance data monitoring clients on the relationship between their facility data and their CDI programs. Prior to joining 3M in 2018, she served as a corporate director for a health system in Louisiana with oversight of internal consultants, second-level reviewers, and educators for both CDI and coding.
Carrie Willmer, RN, CCDS, CDIP, is the CDI director for Intermountain Healthcare, previously SCL Health, in Denver, Colorado. She is responsible for the Colorado/Montana region serving seven acute care facilities. Through her time with SCL Health, Willmer has supported the centralization of CDI teams across the system, established program metrics and reporting, developed the internal auditing and education team, oversaw the development of a CDI onboarding curriculum, developed the denials and appeals team, and strengthened the working relationship with HIM/coding. Her nursing experience includes trauma/ICU and critical care. A past ACDIS and AHIMA presenter, she served on the ACDIS Leadership Council, was a member of the 2020–2021 Mastermind Council, and presented at the 2021 ACDIS Leadership Exchange.
August 5, 2022, 12 noon: Quality analytics and your CDI program with Cheryl Manchenton.
Cheryl Manchenton, RN, is a senior quality consultant lead at 3M Health Information Systems based in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has
more than 27 years of experience, including policy and procedure development, ethics oversight, staff training, performance
improvement, and quality initiatives, with a clinical background in GI/GU, ICU, ENT, organ transplant, thoracic, vascular, cardiac,
neurosurgical, and more than 15 years in cardiovascular surgical care. Manchenton is a co-author and co-editor of the DRG Assurance Program and contributor to For the Record and Inpatient Insights and has been a featured speaker for ACDIS, AHIMA, and HFMA.
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