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Efficient and accurate clinical documentation improvement (CDI) queries are vital in pediatric healthcare settings to ensure comprehensive patient information and support optimal care. In this blog post, we will explore how HITEKS’ configurable approach revolutionizes CDI query creation specifically for pediatrics, empowering healthcare organizations to save time, enhance productivity, and enable CDI specialists to focus on nuanced pediatric clinical scenarios.
Streamlined CDI Queries for Pediatric Care
Pediatric healthcare presents unique challenges and complexities when it comes to CDI queries. HITEKS understands the importance of tailored solutions for pediatric CDI query creation, and our configurable approach delivers just that. With HITEKS, pediatric CDI specialists can easily create customized queries specific to a wide range of pediatric diagnoses, including hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, asthma, diabetes mellitus, and more. Our intuitive interface and user-friendly tools ensure that creating comprehensive and accurate CDI queries takes minutes instead of hours, empowering healthcare professionals to focus on delivering quality care to their pediatric patients.
Sample Pediatrics Diagnoses which we monitor in Epic through CAPD360 Insight For NoteReader CDI:
Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HI)
Acute Respiratory Failure (RF)
Diabetes Mellitus (DM)
Hepatic Failure (HF)
Inborn Error of Metabolism (IE)
Acute Neuro (AN)
Drug Overdose (DO)
Renal Failure (RN)
Adrenal Crisis (AC)
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (AR)
Cerebral Palsy (CP)
Urinary Tract Infection (UT)
NICU Respiratory Failure (NR)
Chronic kidney disease (CK)
NICU Hypoglycemia (NH)
Leveraging the Industry's Largest Pediatric CDI Query Library
HITEKS takes pediatric CDI query creation to the next level with the industry’s largest Pediatric CDI Query Library and customization of query logic per age, sex and race demographics. Our extensive collection of pre-configured queries which allow customization by each Children’s Hospital is designed specifically for pediatric clinical scenarios, covering a wide range of diagnoses and conditions. By utilizing this library, pediatricians, neonatologists, pediatric CDI specialists, HIM and Revenue Cycle leaders at Children’s Hospitals can save valuable time and effort that would otherwise be spent on conducting chart reviews and manually linking evidence to each new query opportunity. The Pediatric CDI Query Library captures crucial pediatric-specific diagnoses, ensuring accurate documentation for both quality and revenue-sensitive conditions. It serves as a valuable resource for CDI specialists, allowing them to quickly access queries that address specific pediatric clinical scenarios.
Supporting Pediatric CDI Specialists in Epic
HITEKS takes pediatric CDI query creation to the next level with the industry’s largest Pediatric CDI Query Library. Our extensive collection of pre-built queries is designed specifically for pediatric clinical scenarios, covering a wide range of diagnoses and conditions. By utilizing this library, pediatric CDI specialists can save valuable time and effort that would otherwise be spent on creating queries from scratch. The Pediatric CDI Query Library captures crucial pediatric-specific diagnoses, ensuring accurate documentation and improved patient outcomes. It serves as a valuable resource for CDI specialists, allowing them to quickly access queries that address specific pediatric clinical scenarios.
Pediatric CDI query creation plays a vital role in ensuring accurate documentation and enabling high-quality care for pediatric patients. HITEKS’ configurable approach, coupled with the industry’s largest Pediatric CDI Query Library, empowers healthcare organizations to optimize their pediatric CDI workflows. By streamlining the query creation process, CDI specialists can save time and effort which provides a 25% efficiency, on average. They can also rely on HITEKS to help identify POA conditions and also remove unwarranted PSIs and HACs, improving quality scores. Explore how HITEKS can revolutionize pediatric CDI query creation, enabling enhanced efficiency and enabling quality care in pediatric healthcare settings.
Acute Neuropathy Sample Query:
If these Triggers or Supplements (disorders, findings, labs, meds, vitals or procedures) are found, they are presented along with the Trigger evidence for the CDI Specialist and physician to confirm the diagnosis specificity and/or medical necessity in the documentation.
Combo Rule: Numbness+viral
- Numbness and tingling sensation of skin
- Pins and needles
- Abnormal muscle function
Factor: 2 terms or greater
- Acute viral disease
- sudden onset
Combo Rule: Paralysis +Respiratory Distress
- Feeling of loss of feeling
- Muscle weakness
- Poor muscle tone
- MRI of brain without contrast
- Exchange transfusion
Suggested Diagnoses when the above Trigger rules are discovered in the patient’s record:
- Acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
- Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
- Guillain-Barré syndrome
- Bickerstaff’s encephalitis
- Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis1
With Hiteks’ configurable approach, customized CDI queries take only minutes to create. Learn more about how we’ve created the industry’s largest CDI Query Library, freed-up 25% of CDI Specialist resources for more complex and nuanced queries, satisfied up to 70% of CDI queries before discharge, and support the most users of NoteReader CDI in Epic using both Direct and Silent Modes.