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HIM Education: Prepare for Healthcare’s Future

Eeny, Meeny Miney Moe...Catch a Kitten, or a Code, by its Toe
September 22, 2014 7:51 AM by HIM Professionals
By Girija Yegnanarayanani, PhD, director of applied CLU research at Nuance Communications. "Eeny, meeny, miney, moe/Catch a tiger by the toe..." It's a familiar nursery rhyme, recited by children looking for a way to select who will be "it" for a game. Read More...
Gearing Up for Change: Target Your Physician Documentation
August 21, 2014 8:21 AM by HIM Professionals
By James P. Fee, MD, CCS, CCDS, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CMS/PCS Trainer, Associate Director, Huff DRG Review Plan-Do-Study-Act. These are the four steps for any educational or quality improvement endeavor-the same process required to ready your physicians' Read More...
Congressional Communication & ICD-10
July 14, 2014 1:55 PM by HIM Professionals
By Michael Baney, president, Woodham HIM Solutions In a letter to CMS dated June 4, 2014, Congress made it clear that it wants providers to adopt the new coding system successfully in 2015. This letter comes in the wake of the federal government's delay Read More...
The Value of Online Self-Paced Training for ICD-10
November 20, 2013 11:52 AM by HIM Professionals
By Pam Wirth, RHIA When it comes to ICD-10, many think the 10 months remaining until the transition deadline provides ample time to get coders fully training on the complex new code set. Not only is that unrealistic, but those that haven't already locked Read More...