Slideshow: Revive Your CDI Program in Five Steps
Jul01

Slideshow: Revive Your CDI Program in Five Steps

In this CDI Summit preview, a presenter from the July 31 to August 1 conference offers tips for refreshing an existing CDI program.

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Third Parties and Your Health Data: What’s the Fine Print?
Jul01

Third Parties and Your Health Data: What’s the Fine Print?

Third parties are getting increasingly involved with consumer health data. But all of these technologies require the exchange of sensitive information—the protection of which consumers frequently overlook when they sign up for these online services and devices.

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HIM and Patient Advocacy
Jun29

HIM and Patient Advocacy

Despite their numerous transferrable and relevant skills, it’s hard to find many HIM professionals with “patient advocate” in their job title.

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The Importance of Retaining Well-Trained and Experienced Coders [Sponsored]

The long transition to ICD-10 has thus far been challenging across the entire healthcare industry. Perhaps by now, the most complicated pieces of the change are complete, but there are still significant improvements to be made.

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Has CAC lived up to its promise? Providers, vendors weigh in
Jun01

Has CAC lived up to its promise? Providers, vendors weigh in

In the months leading up to the ICD-10 go-live, many hospitals implemented CAC in the hopes that it would offset anticipated productivity losses and boost coding accuracy. Did CAC fulfill its promise?

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Profile: One HIM Professional’s Road to the C-Suite
May10

Profile: One HIM Professional’s Road to the C-Suite

The journey from coding professional to C-suite executive isn’t really as far as it seems—just ask Cheryl Harmon, MBA, CFO of St. Vincent Health. Last year, Harmon was named one of the CFOs of the year by the Indianapolis Business Journal.

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