Talk Ten Tuesdays

Burnout: Information for Coders and CDI Specialists

August 06, 2019 Episode 380
Talk Ten Tuesdays
Burnout: Information for Coders and CDI Specialists
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Talk Ten Tuesdays
Burnout: Information for Coders and CDI Specialists
Aug 06, 2019 Episode 380
Chuck Buck | Timothy Powell, CPA | Laurie M. Johnson | Stanley Nachimson | Megan Cortazzo, MD | H. Steven Moffic, MD | Erica Remer, MD
There are some estimates that more than half of physicians have experienced burnout. But what do coders and clinical documentation integrity specialists (CDISs) need to know about burnout among their physicians?
Show Notes

As reported by ICD10monitor, the World Health Organization (WHO) has classified physician burnout as an occupational phenomenon, while noting that it is not a medical diagnosis. 

There are some estimates that more than half of physicians have experienced burnout. But what do coders and clinical documentation integrity specialists (CDISs) need to know about burnout among their physicians? 

Reporting our lead story during this edition of Talk Ten Tuesdays will be Megan Cortazzo, MD, Medical Director for Clinical Documentation Improvement and Health Information Management at UPMC and Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Joining the conversation on burnout will be nationally prominent psychiatrist H. Steven Moffic, MD. 

The live broadcast will also feature these other segments:

  • The Coding Report: Laurie Johnson, senior healthcare consultant at Revenue Cycle Solutions, LLC, has the Talk Ten Tuesdays coding report.

  • RegWatch: Stanley Nachimson, former Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) career professional turned well-known healthcare IT authority, reports on the latest regulatory news coming out of Washington, D.C. 

  • News Desk: Timothy Powell, compliance expert, and ICD10monitor national correspondent, anchors the Talk Ten Tuesdays News Desk. 


  • TalkBack: Erica Remer, MD, FACEP, CCDS, founder and president of Erica Remer, MD, Inc. and Talk Ten Tuesdays co-host, reports on the latest coding and documentation issue that has caught her attention.


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