3M CDI Innovation Webinar

Effectively addressing CDI beyond the inpatient care setting

Dec. 2 and 3, 2020


To succeed under a valued-based reimbursement model, organizations must commit to the same level of focus on and investment in CDI for outpatient and office settings as they do for inpatient acute care settings. To provide quality care and fully capture the patient’s complete medical picture in outpatient settings, multiple stakeholders— clinicians, CDI specialists and coders—need to be able to collaborate fluidly, easily and in real time. Otherwise vital data can be missed.

In this webinar, 3M CDI leaders will review the evolution of CDI and the importance of outpatient CDI, as well as the challenges many organizations face when standing up a formal outpatient CDI program. Attendees will learn about 3M technology and consulting services that can support organizations’ outpatient CDI program.

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Get to know our presenters

  • Colleen Deighan

    Colleen Deighan, RHIA, CCS, CCDS-O, 3M Consultant

    Colleen is a consultant with 3M Health Information Systems where she provides advisory services for outpatient CDI, clinical coding, and revenue cycle management services to 3M clients. She has 25 years of progressive technical and managerial experience in coding, clinical documentation, compliance and revenue cycle management. Prior to joining 3M Colleen served as Director of Professional coding, Director of CDI, Senior Director of Coding Compliance, and Senior Program Director for ICD-10 implementation at a large academic medical institution in Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Beth Eichorst

    Beth Eichorst, 3M Consulting Services Project Manager

    Beth Eichorst is a Project Manager with 3M Consulting, a business of 3M Health Information Systems. She has over 30 years of experience in health care, including extensive experience in laboratory medicine as a medical technologist. As a member of 3M’s Outpatient Consulting Team currently performs coding validations, coding education, focused training on interventional radiology and cardiology, Outpatient CDI operational assessments, and claims denial management engagements. She also performs HCC and EAPG assessments and education.