About The Instructor
Michelle Wieczorek combines 35 years of healthcare knowledge as a clinician, with subject matter expertise in Clinical Documentation, Risk Adjustment, Coding and Care Management to her role as national solutions leader for CDI at DHG Healthcare.
Michelle is a Registered Nurse, Registered Health Information Technician, Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality and among the first in the United States to earn the Certified Clinical Documentation Improvement-Outpatient designation from the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS). She has served in leadership roles in Critical Care Nursing, Health Information Management, Utilization Review, Clinical Quality, and Information Technology and has practiced in acute, outpatient and managed care settings. She has extensive experience in software development and IT product management, including holding a US patent in Natural Language Processing clinical rules logic as a result of her work in developing a Clinical Documentation Improvement software program with a national IT Vendor.
Michelle is based in Western Pennsylvania and travels nationally leading consulting engagements to deploy best practice tools and methodologies for clinical documentation, risk adjustment and revenue integrity.