Elly Corrigan, RN BSN

Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist


  • Daily record review for inpatient admissions to ensure the medical record accurately reflects the severity of illness and intensity of service, resulting in the appropriate MS-DRG assignment
  • Extensively collaborates with physicians, medical records coding staff, hospital administration, and other patient caregivers to improve accuracy and completeness of acute inpatient documentation.
  • Completes education for all members of the patient care team on clinical documentation opportunities, hospital coding and/or reimbursement issues, as well as performance improvement methodologies.
  • Conduct record reconciliation with hospital coding staff to assign a working DRG.
  • Maintains thorough and current knowledge of clinical care and treatment of assigned patient populations to critically assess appropriateness of documentation.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing at St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA


  • BSN

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Special Interests and Activities:

Working out and learning to have a green thumb! All things DIY and renovations.


Phone: 319-384-6366
email: Elizabeth-corrigan@uiowa.edu

When asked “What inspires you?”

“Being the best version of myself for my family”