• An Important Week for the TrustHCS Recruiting Team
    by Dalton Patterson on September 30, 2019 at 3:40 pm

    3 Key Takeaways from AHIMA and The Stevie Awards   The week of September 16th was a busy one for the TrustHCS recruiting team! Starting at the 2019 AHIMA Conference in Chicago and ending at the 2019 Stevie Awards for Great Employers, there was a lot happening. Both Danielle Richmond-Gabelli and Gina Richmond shared the The post An Important Week for the TrustHCS Recruiting Team appeared first on TrustHCS.

  • Coding Tips: Chronic Atrial Fibrillation
    by Nena Scott on September 25, 2019 at 6:27 pm

    The TrustHCS education team provides regular in-service coding tips to our team of credentialed coding professionals. This month, chronic atrial fibrillation was highlighted. Compiling coding clinic information and various guidelines, the following covers the tips provided to the TrustHCS team. Coding clinics were recently published to clarify coding atrial fibrillation. Be on the lookout for The post Coding Tips: Chronic Atrial Fibrillation appeared first on TrustHCS.

  • Meet the TrustHCS CDI Superheroes
    by Dalton Patterson on September 16, 2019 at 8:25 am

    A 2019 CDI Week Tribute Each year, the third week of September is a week dedicated to recognizing unique skills and expertise of CDI specialists. September 16th through the 20th the industry is taking time to recognize “CDI Superheroes” who are the heroes hospitals deserve. We asked our TrustHCS CDI leaders to select a few The post Meet the TrustHCS CDI Superheroes appeared first on TrustHCS.

  • The TrustHCS 2019 Stevie Awards Finalists
    by Dalton Patterson on September 6, 2019 at 1:59 pm

    On September 20th, the winners will be announced for the 2019 Stevie Awards. This year, the TrustHCS on-boarding and recruiting teams were not only nominated but listed among the finalists for award consideration! While we wait for the final award announcement, we wanted to provide the details of what the TrustHCS team accomplished to necessitate The post The TrustHCS 2019 Stevie Awards Finalists appeared first on TrustHCS.

  • Interesting Responses on HIM and CDI Employment
    by Danielle Richmond on August 1, 2019 at 6:55 pm

    We asked, you answered In June, the TrustHCS team asked you to provide an answer to one, simple question to better understand how historic unemployment numbers are at play in our space. From the single question “What is your employment status?” we obtained the following feedback from 71 respondents. While unemployment in May was at The post Interesting Responses on HIM and CDI Employment appeared first on TrustHCS.

  • Coding Tips: Obstetrical Procedures
    by Nena Scott on July 31, 2019 at 5:09 pm

    The TrustHCS education team provides regular in-service coding tips to our team of credentialed coding professionals. This month, obstetrical procedures were highlighted. Compiling coding clinic information and various guidelines, the following covers the tips provided to the TrustHCS team.   General Reminders The following are good reminders when coding obstetric procedures. Obstetric section (1) is The post Coding Tips: Obstetrical Procedures appeared first on TrustHCS.

  • From 2012 to 2019, Where Are We Now?
    by Kylie Ennis on July 19, 2019 at 3:11 pm

    HIM: Then, Now, and Beyond As Health Information Management Professionals ponder the thought of where the field is going, it is evident that there are concerns of the department as we know it withering away entirely. With the use of electronic records, we are beginning to see job roles change. Some facilities have not made The post From 2012 to 2019, Where Are We Now? appeared first on TrustHCS.

  • The Question Around HIM and CDI Unemployment
    by Danielle Richmond on June 20, 2019 at 7:29 pm

    Inquiring minds want to know!   May of 2009, unemployment was at 9.4% according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In May of 2019 the rate was down almost 6% to a total 3.6%. Within a decade the outlook on employment has changed dramatically. Looking deeper into the Health Information Management and Clinical Documentation Improvement The post The Question Around HIM and CDI Unemployment appeared first on TrustHCS.

  • Expanding Clinical Documentation Improvement Programs
    by Autumn Reiter on June 11, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Starting with a Solid Foundation Author: Autumn Reiter – Live notes from CHIA 2019, Tuesday, June 11   One statistic that caught our attention from the ACDIS 2018 CDI Week Industry Overview Survey hit on those who are now reviewing outpatient or ambulatory records within their CDI programs. 53.20% of the annual survey respondents noted The post Expanding Clinical Documentation Improvement Programs appeared first on TrustHCS.

  • Would you like a $9 million impact from your CDI program?
    by Dalton Patterson on May 31, 2019 at 7:47 pm

    The Story of CoxHealth’s CDI Expansion   Are you considering the buy, or technically speaking, “outsourced” option for your new CDI program?  So whether you are implementing a new program or enhancing your existing program, partnering with a reputable vendor may be the best option for your facility.  The following is an example of a The post Would you like a $9 million impact from your CDI program? appeared first on TrustHCS.