Despite their numerous transferrable and relevant skills, it’s hard to find many HIM professionals with “patient advocate” in their job title.
It is imperative that a coding professional feels engaged with their facility. The best way to do this is by acting as an advocate.
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.
It’s not often that we in the HIM industry take the time to pat ourselves on the back or share our accomplishments publicly. But the little things you do every day make a significant difference in other’s lives, and HIM professionals are worthy of recognition for all that they do.
With opportunities suited to any professional level, there truly is something for everyone when it comes to making the choice to get involved as a volunteer in HIM. This article discusses potential benefits and opportunities for volunteering.