by Jonathan Elion @ Fierce Healthcare

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “bandwagon” as

  • an ornate and high wagon for a band of musicians, especially in a circus parade,
  • a popular party, faction, or cause that attracts growing support—often used in such phrases as jump on the bandwagon,
  • a current or fashionable trend.

I had to check the definition to make sure that I am using the word correctly when I say, “Everyone seems to be jumping on the ‘ambulatory CDI’ bandwagon.” It has become a common topic of conversation in the clinical documentation improvement (CDI) world, but most of the time when I ask people what they mean when they mention it, I am not able to get a discrete answer.

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