3M Quality Webinar

Exploring comorbidity indices

September 2021

Understanding how comorbidity indices are used to measure the likelihood of adverse events such as readmissions and mortality is essential for risk adjustment. This session will compare the various comorbidity indices with particular emphasis on the importance of accurate present on admission (POA) assignment and the criteria for each index.

Key learning objectives:

  • Compare and contrast various risk adjustment methodologies
  • Identify where POA status is used in risk adjustment
  • Discover tools and strategies for improving hospital quality profile

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Get to know our presenters:

  • Cheryl Manchenton

    Cheryl Manchenton, BSN, RN, senior inpatient consultant

    Cheryl has been a nurse for more than 31 years and has worked in clinical documentation integrity (CDI) for more than 11 years. She is a senior inpatient consultant for 3M Health Information Systems and a frequent contributor to For the Record magazine as well as a featured presenter at AHIMA, MHIMA and ACDIS.