Brett B. Senor, M.D., CRC, CCDS, 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 performs inpatient chart reviews. He contributes to the education of providers regarding medical necessity capture, and educates inpatient CDI and coding staff on clinical indicators. With the expansion of outpatient CDI programs, he performs chart reviews for HCC diagnoses 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. He has developed and continues to update a smart phone app used by providers that define impactful clinical conditions to capture CCs, MCCs and CMS-HCCs. In 2015, his role expanded to include Ambulatory Physician Advisor to assist in developing the outpatient CDI program across the health system to focus on capture of conditions impacting all risk-adjusted measures across the spectrum of care. In this role, he assisted in the development of a pre-visit planning process. He educated to improve ambulatory CDI staff proficiency in clinical indicator recognition for proposed HCC diagnoses.
Dr. Senor is a frequent speaker at physician and advanced practitioner meetings regarding Documentation Precision, ICD-10 and HCCs. He has presented at national and regional meetings for ACDIS and AHIMA, including at the October 2017 AHIMA conference where he co-presented “Where Clinical Documentation Coding and Care Payment Meet.”
Dr. Senor is ACLS certified and obtained his CCDS and the Certified Risk Coder (CRC) credentials in 2018.
- 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 2007
- 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