ezDI, Inc., one of IHA’s Corporate Partners, which focuses on healthcare IT solutions in the areas of Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI), Computer-Assisted Coding (CAC), and Medical Transcription, was selected by Auburn Community Hospital to help improve their revenue cycle processes. Auburn’s objectives were to improve coder efficiency and accuracy while eliminating coding backlogs. As a result, Auburn Community Hospital has experienced significant improvement, as noted by the following results:
• 4.59% increase in their Case Mix Index (CMI);
• 50% decrease in their Discharge Not Final Coded (DNFC) days;
• >40% improvement in coder productivity;
• Elimination of all IT support for coders.
Please take a moment to review the attached case study, specifically the comments shared by Auburn’s Chief Financial Officer, Jason Lesch, and Chief Information Officer, Chris Ryan.
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