Bringing Lynne on as CDI Education Director was the logical next step for us
Marblehead, MA (PRWEB) February 12, 2010
HCPro welcomes Lynne Spryszak, RN, CCDS, CPC-A, in the new role of CDI education director. In this position, Spryszak will focus on bringing the CDI Boot Camp, sponsored by the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS), to health care organizations across the country. Spryszak is a founding member of ACDIS and serves on the association’s advisory board as well as the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) certification exam board.
“Bringing Lynne on as CDI Education Director was the logical next step for us,” says HCPro revenue cycle publisher Lauren McLeod. “Lynne joins Shannon McCall and Kimberly Hoy—HCPro’s Coding and Medicare Directors—as leaders in providing training programs that ensure accuracy and compliance throughout the revenue cycle.”
Spryszak will also provide guidance on the development of new ACDIS educational programs and speak at the third annual conference in Chicago June 3-4.
“The CDI industry is growing, as evidenced by the tremendous growth in new ACDIS members, professionals earning their CCDS credential, and attendance at the annual conference and CDI Boot Camps,” says Brian Murphy, director of ACDIS. “Lynne brings strong clinical and CDI expertise to the table and we are enthusiastic about working with her to grow the association and increase the quality and frequency of our membership benefits.”
Prior to accepting this position, Spryszak was a CDI consultant with Precyse Solutions and FTI Healthcare. She served as manager of the CDI program at Alexian Brothers Medical Center, a 400-bed acute care facility. Her background includes case management as well as clinical positions in medical/surgical, oncology, and hospice nursing.
About HCPro, Inc.
With more than 20 years of experience, HCPro, Inc. (http://www.hcpro.com), is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. To accomplish this mission, HCPro provides this specialized information in a variety of products, including magazines, newsletters, books, videos, audio conferences, training handbooks, e-mail newsletters, and online courses. As an acknowledged industry authority in healthcare regulation and compliance, HCPro focuses on providing its clients assistance and expertise in the areas of long-term care, accreditation, medical staff affairs, credentialing, privileging, medical record management, regulatory compliance, nursing, quality/patient safety, infection control, and workplace safety. In addition, HCPro is a pioneer in the delivery of Web-based information, resources and content on "The Business of Healthcare" to managers in the healthcare industry. HCPro developed a series of unique Internet-based solutions, including Web sites, online information centers, electronic product distribution, electronic site licenses, and strategic distribution alliances. Through The Greeley Company (http://www.greeley.com), HCPro provides seminars and consulting services to healthcare professionals.
The Association of Clinical Documentation Specialists is the premier healthcare community for clinical documentation specialists, providing a medium for education, professional growth, program recognition, and networking. The group will hold its annual conference June 3-4 in Chicago. For information, please visit http://www.cdiassociation.com.
About CCDS Certification
The Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist credentialing program identifies, recognizes, and supports a high level of experience, proficiency, and know-how among clinical documentation specialists. Established eligibility requirements ensure that only experienced professionals with an ability to perform the functions of a clinical documentation specialist may possess this certification. For information about certification, please visit the ACDIS Web site (http://www.cdiassociation.com) and click on the certification button.