Power of Clinical Document Specialists: New Role Combines Clinical, Coding Knowledge to Improve Documentation



Incomplete documentation is a fact of life in healthcare facilities. With more than 20 years of experience in HIM, Kathy Sauer, MBA, BS, RHIA, agrees. “Absolutely-across the board!” says Sauer, HIM director at Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago, IL. “I’ve been a director at several facilities....