Jennifer Brettler, DO, has been named medical director of Clinical Documentation Integrity. In her new role, Brettler will provide leadership and strategic direction for the clinical documentation integrity program. She will work with clinical leaders to highlight areas of opportunity based on data insights from coded claims. She is tasked with ensuring compliant risk capture to improve externally reported acuity, safety and quality data.
In addition to more than a decade of experience as a hospitalist with ChristianaCare Hospitalist Partners, Brettler served as a senior physician advisor for Utilization Management and Clinical Documentation Integrity. She has also served as co-medical director for the 5E Heart Failure Unit. She has participated in numerous performance improvement and quality improvement activities throughout her career. She most recently provided clinical leadership and developed processes for the accurate reporting of Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs) helping ChristianaCare achieve a top ranking in the Vizient Safety Domain.
A graduate of the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine, Brettler completed her internal medicine residency at ChristianaCare. She graduated from Syracuse University and Drexel University’s post-baccalaureate medical science program. She holds board certifications from the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians.
Brettler reports to Varadarajan Subbiah, M.D., MBA, FACP, vice president of Utilization Management and Quality.