AHIMA Board President and Chair Kathleen A. Frawley, 63, died unexpectedly on Friday, June 28.
Specialists in the area of clinical documentation are filling a growing need. Amy L. Gardner, RHIT, CDIP, works at Valley Hospital Rockwood Health System in Spokane Valley, WA. She discusses the skills needed to perform well in this position, what a typical day is like, and her advice for communicating with physicians.
The impending transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS will affect professionals in every corner of US healthcare, from physicians and nurses to anyone in support of a hospital system.
Tune in to this monthly online coding column to learn from AHIMA’s coding experts about challenging areas and documentation opportunities for ICD-10-CM/PCS. This month, unravel the intricacies of ICD-10-CM coding for long term care, home health, and hospice settings.