The annual AHIMA Convention and Exhibition kicked off with an electrifying start, drawing in thousands of passionate health information professionals from across the industry to Baltimore, MD. It is evident that this year’s attendees have arrived with unparalleled enthusiasm and dedication to advancing healthcare. From captivating sessions on social determinants of health and the transformative power of artificial intelligence to innovative workforce strategies, AHIMA has been a hive of thought-provoking discussions.
Among the array of organizations excited to make connections and display their services is CSI Companies. With a wide range of offerings that encompass education, clinical documentation, coding, risk adjustment, and more, CSI Companies is poised to articulate its unique approach to enhancing workflows and workforces.
“The pain points clients are facing are consistent across the board,” said CSI’s Director of Clinical Integrity, Jennifer Arend. “Because we offer such a wide range of solutions, we can cater to what’s top of mind and what’s going to make the most impact.”
CSI Companies is making a distinct impression with conversations regarding its education platform, CSI University. Attendees have the opportunity to learn more about CSI’s academies, as well as the immersive learning tools used to help students retain knowledge and gain hands-on coding experience. The platform is creating an interactive pathway for coders to elevate their careers, leading to improved patient outcomes and financial results for healthcare organizations that hire them.
During a captivating presentation on Monday, Lou Ann Wiedemann, CSI’s Director of Provider Coding, emphasized the critical role of skilled coders. She stated, “Coding is all about supporting the patient’s story and painting an accurate picture.”
In addition to showcasing their own insights, the CSI team continues to immerse themselves in the sessions of other industry leaders. In the opening session, the keynote speaker, Zeev Neuwirth, discussed the shocking statistics of avoidable deaths every year (400,000). He goes on to state, “Two out of every three healthcare workers experience burnout.” These types of conversations make CSI even more committed to sharing its solutions and staying at the forefront of healthcare innovation.