Sepsis Chatter – A Review of Abstraction Challenges 

Our newest video presentation is titled: Sepsis Chatter-A Review of Abstraction Challenges. This presentation encompasses a variety of abstraction topics that have generated in depth interpretation discussions over the past six months. The following sub-topics will be covered in detail: Each of the covered topics will include specific abstraction guidance that is defined in the current CMS Specifications Manual for National Hospital Inpatient Quality Measures. We…

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Sepsis Chatter – Septic Shock: Repeat Volume Status & Tissue Perfusion Assessment Performed

Welcome to the September 2023 Edition of Sepsis Chatter! Our newest video presentation is titled: “Sepsis Chatter-Septic Shock: Repeat Volume Status and Tissue Perfusion Assessment Performed”. This presentation begins with a review of the data element “Repeat Volume Status and Tissue Perfusion Assessment Performed” then continues to explore if and when a repeat volume status and tissue perfusion assessment is required to be performed. The following…

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Sepsis Chatter – Septic Shock: Onset of Persistent/New Hypotension and Vasopressor Administration

Welcome to the June 2023 Edition of Sepsis Chatter! Our newest video presentation is titled: Sepsis Chatter-Septic Shock: Persistent/New Hypotension and Vasopressor Administration This presentation builds upon the information in the previous Sepsis Chatter presentations titled: Sepsis Chatter- Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Crystalloid Fluid Administration Parts I and II. The following topics will be explored: Each of the covered topics will include specific abstraction guidance…

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Sepsis Chatter – Severe Sepsis & Septic Shock: Crystalloid Fluid Administration Part II

Welcome to the March 2023 Edition of Sepsis Chatter! Our newest video presentation is titled: Sepsis Chatter-Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Crystalloid Fluid Administration Part II This presentation builds upon the information in the previous Sepsis Chatter presentation titled: Sepsis Chatter – Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Crystalloid Fluid Administration Part I The following topics will be explored: Each of the covered topics will include specific…

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