Simplifying physician queries benefits everyone: CDISs, coders and physicians. Directed step queries are one way to get the job done.
Lorettajo Kapinos has been a nurse for 15 years. After receiving her Bachelor of Science at the University of Massachusetts, she explored long-term care, acute inpatient care until she fell in love with emergency nursing. She spent more than a decade in a large, level 1 trauma center. Today, Loretta can be found educating her peers in the community hospital she now calls home. Loretta co-wrote the book, Springfield Tornado: Stories From the Heart. She's also an avid reader and newbie runner addict. Learn more about Lorettajo on her website or Face Book page.