About the Course


August 3, 2019
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM AZ time


HonorHealth Scottsdale
Brady Conference Center
9003 East Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85260



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Welcome CDI & Coding Specialists!

Again this year we are holding a joint meeting between AzHIMA & AzACDIS and we are excited!

Registration will start at 8:30 with breakfast.

Sessions will start at 9:00 and we will have four hours of CEU’s again this year.

Looking forward to another great time of learning and networking.


Denise M. Johnson, RHIA, MS, CPHQ

Denise M. Johnson serves as the Vice President of HIM Integrated Services at nThrive with leadership responsibilities for clinical documentation improvement, case management, and HIM Strategic Sourcing operations. She brings extensive leadership expertise in healthcare operations and consulting. Ms. Johnson has served as a consulting practice director, revenue cycle services for a national EHR company, manager for a national consulting firm, vice president of health information services for a national IT and consulting firm, and vice president of quality and utilization management for a multihospital system. She holds a Master of Science in Health Care Administration from the University of Detroit. Additionally, she is an active RHIA and CPHQ. Ms. Johnson is a member of AHIMA, FHIMA, HFMA and NAHQ. She has presented at speaking engagements on various topics for AHIMA, state and local HIM, and state healthcare financial associations.

CEO and Founder of Core-CDI.com

Glenn Krauss is well-recognized and respected subject matter expert in the revenue cycle with a specialized emphasis and focus upon collaborating and working closely with physicians in promoting, advocating for, educating and achieving sustainable improvement in clinical documentation that accurately reflects and reports the communication of fully informed coordinated patient care. His experiences include working with a wide variety of healthcare systems spanning the entire spectrum ranging from critical access hospitals, community hospitals, Federal Qualified Healthcare Centers to large academic medical centers and fully integrated healthcare systems. He possesses twenty-five plus years of progressive practical hands on experience in clinical coding and documentation improvement, subscribing to the philosophy that quality of medical record documentation strongly correlates with overall quality of care achieved and the overall achievement of a high performing revenue cycle. Glenn has demonstrated the unique skill sets and core knowledge of principles and standards in best practices of clinical documentation, effectively and successfully driving physician engagement through proven strategies that create and foster a sustainable model for clinical documentation improvement. What sets Glenn apart in the clinical documentation improvement arena is the recognition of clinical documentation effectiveness, accuracy, completeness and contextual consistency as fundamentally integral and intertwined with all components of the revenue cycle. He is a professional speaker, sought after for speaking engagements throughout the country on a wide variety of cutting edge thought provocative clinical documentation improvement topics and subjects. Glenn has served on the ACDIS Advisory Board as well as founded the WI ACDIS Chapter, leading a very active chapter for six years. The inspiration for creation of Core-CDI was the goal of creating a forum for sharing thought provocative ideas and concepts on all things CDI including an awareness of the opportunity to transform the profession of CDI to one that truly supports the patient and the overall healthcare delivery model.

Lee Anne Landon BSN, CCMC, CCDS

Lee Anne Landon BSN, CCMC, CCDS is the Network Manager of the Clinical Documentation Program for the HonorHealth health care system in AZ. She has over 12 years of experience in CDI. Previously, Lee Anne has worked in multiple roles and settings, including acute care, case management, and UR for hospitals, insurance companies and the New York state PRO.

Her current CDI program includes all payer reviews, MS &APR DRGs, quality, and denial management. The program has established close collaborative relationships with the coding and quality department along with a working relationship with Case management.

Lee Anne is an active member of her local ACDIs chapter and was a co-chairperson for 2 years. She also served 2 years on the ACDIS Leadership Exchange from 2016-2017.


Ms. Stump is a healthcare HIM/Coding consultant focused on outpatient clinical documentation improvement (CDI) strategies. Betty maintains multiple credentials in coding, clinical documentation improvement and auditing as well as having her Master of Science degree in Healthcare Administration. Betty’s clinical documentation experience includes physician professional services, risk adjustment/HCC optimization strategies, ambulatory service audit validations and focused provider education on federal and payer documentation expectations. Her background includes auditing and education for clinicians, outpatient record reviews, and assisting health systems in assessing their needs to develop outpatient clinical documentation improvement programs.

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AzHIMA/AHIMA Members – $25
AzACDIS/ACDIS Member – $25
AAPC Member – $35
Non-Members – $35
Student – $10

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CEU: 4 – Clinical Data Management
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