Brett B. Senor, M.D., is a Physician Associate for Enjoin providing guidance and support for our CDI Quality Initiatives and MS-DRG Assurance programs. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and has served as a Hospitalist and Physician Advisor for a large metropolitan healthcare system in North Carolina. In his current role with Enjoin, he assists in the development of content for CDocT® a web-based resource tool to define and capture conditions impacting hospital quality measures. He also provides education and training to support the quality and risk-adjustment services lines for Enjoin working with providers, clinical documentation improvement specialists and coders.
His vast experience with both inpatient and outpatient CDI program creation and education complements the Enjoin approach to CDI across the continuum. He continues to educate inpatient providers on conditions impacting SOI/ROM and HCCs and perform inpatient chart reviews. He contributes to the education of providers regarding medical necessity capture, and educates CDI and coding staff on clinical indicators. With expansion of outpatient CDI programs, he performs chart reviews for HCC conditions and trains outpatient CDI staff, using all documentation in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Dr. Senor has been a Physician Advisor to the Clinical Documentation Integrity Team for Mission Health System, Asheville, NC since 2010 where he was responsible for providing and shepherding training for approximately 1500 providers on ICD-10 documentation specificity. During his time there, he was the Lead Physician for the Mortality Review Team for three years. He has developed and continues to update smart phone apps used by providers that define impactful clinical conditions to capture CCs, MCCs and CMS-HCCs. In 2015, his role expanded to Ambulatory Physician Advisor to assist in developing the outpatient CDI program across the health system to focus on capture conditions impacting all risk-adjusted measures across the spectrum of care. He also served as the Chairman of Physician Committee for ICD-10 Documentation Integrity, tasked with overseeing ICD-10 training of all physicians and advanced practitioners in the 7-hospital system.
Dr. Senor is a frequent speaker at physician and advanced practitioner meetings regarding Documentation Precision, ICD-10 and HCCs, and has provided several educational presentations including as a co-presenter “Transforming Clinical Documentation Improvement: How a regional system increased productivity and revenue through concurrent CDI and coding programs” at the 2016 AHIMA CDI Summit. Dr. Senor is ACLS certified and is currently working on the Certified Risk Coder credential (CRC).
- Board certified in Internal Medicine
- Graduate of Medical College of Ohio at Toledo, Toledo, OH
- Member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Scholastic Medical Society
- Hospitalist for large health system since 2006
- Outstanding Educator Award, MAHEC family practice residents, 2016
- PRIDE Award for Outstanding Clinician, Genesis Healthcare System, 2006
- Ross Pharmaceutical Award for Outstanding Pediatric Resident, 1996