Despite their numerous transferrable and relevant skills, it’s hard to find many HIM professionals with “patient advocate” in their job title.
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.
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?
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.
Change. In the healthcare information management field, it’s one of the only constants. Hiring the right people into these changing circumstances means taking a step back to understand the education, work experience, and personal qualities that make for the best employees right out of the gate and down the road.
This article explores ways to bridge generational gaps in the workplace, offering insights and strategies for attracting, managing, and retaining Millennials in HIM. As the next generation of industry professionals, Millennials bring different characteristics, life experiences, and expectations to the workplace. HIM leaders need to respect the differences and find creative ways to engage this new generation entering the workforce. Managers have a choice. They can either accept and perpetuate negative stereotypes or choose to see the needs, objectives, and talents of others.