Thu 28 Jul 2022 12:00-13:00

Designed specifically for clinical coders, this one hour, free webinar will offer crucial guidance in improving the accuracy in code for the disease or injury that initiated the sequence of events that led directly to death. Take this opportunity to invest in your clinical coding skills and have your burning questions answered to advance your coding of mortalities. 

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Improving the Accuracy in Mortality Coding Webinar
Online NHS Free 1 hour CPD

1 hour Continuing Professional Development: what you will learn

Navigate the challenges of coding for mortality and book your place to focus on:

  • Recognising what is important for accurate mortality coding to take place
  • Continuing the high quality of clinical coding in the NHS and ensuring accurate payment
  • Advancing your initial coding of mortalities to increase productivity
  • Improving connections with clinicians to advance your coding outcomes

Key learning outcomes

Packed with crucial guidance for improving your mortality coding, plus benefit from:

  • 40 minutes presentation time and 20 minutes Q&A session
  • Important guidance for advancing coding accuracy in mortality and comorbidities
  • Your questions will be answered during the speaker Q&A and discussion with other attendees during this live webinar, using the chat box function
  • Or you can catch up with the webinar content at any time after it takes place
Introduction and instructions
Jane Ennis, Service Development and Coding Manager and Dr Divya Tiwari, Consultant Physician at University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
Improving your accuracy in mortality coding
  • What are we looking for? How to enhance accuracy in recording the correct comorbidities
  • Coding for the correct healthcare resource group (HRG) and improving payment by results
  • Improving National Clinical Coding Standards for diagnostic code
Question and answer session with your speaker
Your webinar host will use this time to answer the questions asked throughout the presentation plus any discussion points raised
Close of webinar

First-hand speaker experience

Be guided by your webinar leaders Dr Divya Tirwari and Jane Ennis, who has been previously described by attendees as ‘extremely knowledgeable’ and ‘clearly an expert in her field.’ Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn from her first-hand experiences of mortality coding.

Job Title:
Service Development and Coding Manager
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

Jane Ennis is the Operational Clinical Coding Manager 

Dorset University Hospitals 

She has over 41 years’ experience in the NHS starting as an RGN with ITU CCU and Vascular experience moving into Management over 26 years ago but to keep up her clinical skills continuing to work at weekends in the Emergency Department giving this up 11 years ago. 

Initially working with the GP Fund holders and then moving into Clinical Coding and Overseas management over 18 years ago. 

She was instrumental in implementing an electronic process for coders taking the deadline for completion from 1 year to 2 days. 

She actively encourages Clinical Engagement at every level especially in relation to validation of Clinicians own activity. 

She has introduced flexi working conscious that the department has to move with the times. Clinical notes are now scanned making the department entirely electronic and all coders work remotely. After years of criticisms regarding remote working this came into its own with the Covid pandemic. Jane continues to take the Coding department forward and after the merger of Bournemouth and Poole hospitals as the Operational Coding Manager is working hard to replicate the developments established in Bournemouth into Poole to ensure that the merged Trust is able to maximise income as well as ensuring Data quality is maintained.

Job Title:
Consultant Physician
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

Free to attend for NHS professionals

Once registered you can view the webinar live or you will receive a link a few days after the webinar to view in your own time.

Expected attendees

Designed to promote best practice and support your continued professional development, this free webinar is for all those working within clinical coding. Including but not limited to : 

 Job title:

  • Clinical Coders 
  • Clinical Coding Team Leaders and Clinical Coding Supervisors 
  • Clinical Coding Engagement Leads 
  • Clinical Coding Managers and Head of Clinical Codings 
  • Coding Operational Managers
  • Clinical Coding Auditor and Trainers 
  • Clinical Coding Improvement Managers

Certification of attendance 

A certificate for Continuing Professional Development will be given to every fully registered participant who attends the live webinar, as a record of your continuing professional training and development. 

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