Amy Bush, BS, RN, MJ, CCDS, CCS, is currently serving as a Pediatric/Neonatal Inpatient CDIS III at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey, following the successful creation of a pediatric CDI program within a larger adult institution 5 years ago. This endeavor followed a 20-year career at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she held numerous positions in CDI, PICU Case Management, Bed Management-Patient Flow, and Cardiac Center Clinical Coordinator.
Amy has also held positions as a Nurse Advocate, Regulatory Affairs Associate and Compliance Officer, Director of Admissions and Case Management, and Clinical Nursing in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
She obtained her B.S. in Nursing at The Pennsylvania State University in 1994 and a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law at Widener University School of Law in 2001. Amy has presented in various venues on a variety of topics and served as a guest lecturer at two universities.
Currently, Amy is serving her 3rd year in a co-leadership role in APDIS (Association of Pediatric Documentation Improvement Specialists), a national networking group under the direction of ACDIS, and on the ACDIS Chapter Advisory Board. Amy is dual-certified in CDI and coding.