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Podcast: How to Leverage Outsourced Coding to Achieve Your Objectives

Terri Eichelmann, Director of HIM at BJC HealthCare, oversaw an HIM department that was decentralized and was a mix of internal coders and contracted coders from multiple vendors. This presented challenges for both management and the coders themselves. Hear how she centralized coding and established an outsource coding partnership with a vendor that is "almost an extension of us, that we feel is part of our coding team." 

Topics: Healthcare, Outsourcing

Podcast: The Continuing Evolution of HIM

Cortnie Simmons, Director of Strategic Coding at R1 RCM, joins us to talk about the current state of HIM, where HIM is headed, and the current challenges HIM is facing. Hear Cortnie's perspective on the changing roles within HIM, the continuing importance of leveraging the right technologies, and the increased focus on data quality. 

Topics: Healthcare

Podcast: Quality Data Reporting and Meaningful Use of EHR

Posted by Mike Taylor

Diana Flood, Clinical Consultant II at the Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality, joins us to talk about quality data reporting and meaningful use of electronic health records (EHR). Diana provides insights on how to keep up with new government regulations and capture the correct data appropriately.

Topics: Healthcare

Podcast: Bridging the Gap Between Coding and Revenue Integrity

Posted by Mike Taylor

Nancy Hirschl, Vice President of HIM at Streamline Health, joins himagine Radio to talk about bridging the gap between coding and revenue integrity. Nancy shares insights on what needs to be done to make the HIM space smarter, work better, and improve results.

Topics: Healthcare

Podcast: Leveraging Information Governance to Enhance Patient Engagement

Posted by Mike Taylor

Cindy Zak, Executive Director at Yale New Haven Health, joins himagine Radio to talk about information governance. Cindy shares insights on how patient engagement and the quality of care influence information governance. 

Topics: Healthcare

Podcast: Putting the Patient in Patient Portals

Posted by Mike Taylor

Seth Katz, MPH, RHIA, FAHIMA, Associate Administrator of Information Management Systems at Truman Medical Centers, joins himagine Radio to share his passion for getting the patient more involed within the patient portal. He offers best practices for patient engagement strategies and receiving feedback.

Topics: Healthcare

Podcast: Productivity Benchmarks...How Does Your Facility Stack Up?

Posted by Mike Taylor

Andrea Romero, Chief Operating Officer at himagine solutions, joins himagine Radio to share coding productivity data himagine has compiled over the past two years encompassing over 1,000 coders and 200 plus facilities across all coding types. Listen to Andrea to learn how your facility measures up to these post ICD-10 benchmarks.

Topics: Healthcare

Podcast: HIM and Its Integration into the Hospital Revenue Cycle

Posted by Mike Taylor

Kyle McElory, AVP of Health Information Management at Steward Health, joins himagine Radio to share his passion for HIM and its integration into the hospital revenue cycle. He also offers insights on how HIM leaders can expand their revenue cycle knowledge to make a greater impact at their facility.

Topics: Healthcare

Podcast: Addressing the Bifurcated Healthcare System in the US

Posted by Mike Taylor

Former US Senator from California, Barbara Boxer, joins himagine Radio to share her unique insights on healthcare in the US and the challenges we must overcome to improve our system for all Americans.

Topics: Healthcare

Russel Head Joins himagine solutions inc. as Chief Operating Officer

Posted by Mike Taylor

himagine solutions inc., the largest provider of Health Information Management (HIM) outsourcing solutions to healthcare providers in the US, today announced that Russel Head has joined the organization as the new Chief Operating Officer based in Tampa, Florida. In his role Mr. Head will be responsible for all client and revenue generating initiatives including sales and client management, as well as himagine’s industry leading recruiting team.

Topics: HIM, Corporate, Healthcare, Management, Health Information Management