Lightning Round Session - 2021 ACDIS Online

Impact of leveraging EZDI's Computer-Assisted CDI at El Paso Children's Hospital

By Robert J. Morris, BSN, RN, CCRN, CDEI

El Paso Children’s Hospital is a 122 bed facility with 4,000 annual discharges and 22K Annual ED Visits. The facility faced several challenges with CDI like manual processes, poor performance tracking, poor metrics, and less reimbursement.

By implementing EZDI’s Computer-Assisted CDI Software, the facilty observed:
  • 5% increase in CMI
  • 50% increase in CDI Productivity
  • 20% Reduced Denials

Watch how the facility was able to resolve all the challenges using intelligent worklist, automatic query suggestion, and Real-time reporting and Analytics.

Meet the Speaker

Robert J. Morris, BSN, RN, CCRN, CDEI

Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist at El Paso Children's Hospital
Robert is a registered nurse with 24 years of certified clinical nursing experience in critical care. He has a solid background in ICU, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, and Interventional Radiology with countless hours spent in each one of them. He is an AAPC Certified Clinical Documentation Expert (Inpatient) and has been a CDI specialist for more than 2 years.