About Us

About Us

YES HIM Consulting, Inc., also known as YES, is a premier Health Information Management (HIM) coding and auditing consulting firm with recognized and HIM coding credentialed employees serving a variety of clients nationwide.

Our team members average 20+ years of experience in HIM coding and hold numerous credentials including RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CDIP and PMP.

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Our goal at YES is to truly become a partner with our health information management and revenue cycle management clients. We provide our clients with tailored solutions, excellent communication, and the industry expertise to meet their goals. YES is successful ONLY when our clients thrive.

Our teams provide open and honest communications throughout the service provided. Every requirement is unique, and our leadership and subject matter experts are eager to provide support.

What sets us apart

Coding leaders in medical coding compliance

Industry leaders in HIM & Coding

lower coding prices

Higher quality at lower prices

medical coding compliance experience

20+ Years Experience

coding partner

Integrity & True Partnership

coding team

Personalized Attention

medical coding compliance Education

Cutting-Edge Education

US based coding

100% Team Members in the USA

Remote coder

Remote or on-site support

Our Team

Karen Youmans

Karen Youmans, MPA, RHIA, CCS

President, CEO

Karen Youmans is the Founder, President and CEO of YES HIM Consulting. Ms. Youmans has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry and the HIM/Coding profession. Ms. Youmans’ career has also included Executive Vice President of national healthcare consulting firms; Practice Manager and Content Expert at AHIMA; Assistant Professor at the University of Central Florida; and Coding Product Consultant and Client Resource Specialist for an encoder company. Karen is an SME on coding consulting, coding compliance and corporate training. Ms. Youmans has been President of Gulf Coast FHIMA (1987-88), State Advisor at SEHIMA (1990-92), President of FHIMA (1990-91), member of the Board of Directors (1994-97) / Chair (1993-94) / Director (1993-94) at AHIMA.

Walt Youmans

Walt Youmans, BA

Executive Vice President, CIO

Mr. Youmans is a strategic business professional with a broad range of experience in the field of Information Technology.   His expertise in computer systems and networking technology has been an important asset in the growth and expansion of YES HIM Consulting, Inc. and our ability to serve the needs of our clients.  Mr. Youmans has over 30 years of experience in military,  broadcasting, and health related technologies.   Mr. Youmans has a Bachelors degree from Regents College.


Vanessa Youmans, MA, RHIA, CCS, CPC

Director, Outpatient/ProFee Coding & Auditing

Vanessa Youmans holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from St. John’s University and a Masters’s degree from New York University (NYU). Vanessa currently serves as Director of Outpatient and ProFee services. She holds the Register Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), and AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer credentials. Vanessa is currently serving as Secretary for GCHIMA (Gulf Coast Health Information Management Association) 2019-2020.

Elizabeth Kelly

Elizabeth Kelly, RHIA

Director, Auditing Services

Ms. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management from the University of Central Florida. Elizabeth has 25 years of experience in acute care facilities, with a variety of roles within the acute care setting ranging from Transcription Manager, IT Project Manager to HIM Director of a 320-bed acute care facility. She is an experienced leader in HIM with an excellent record of successfully managing multiple facilities volume and operations including JCAHO, coding, cancer registry, medical library, accredited CME program, transcription, as well as privacy officer. She has extensive experience with health information management technology, particularly in the areas of electronic health record, transcription, dictation, CDI and coding, and has expertise in the implementation of computer systems for HIM. She was named Outstanding New Professional and Outstanding Professional by FHIMA and served as Committee Chairman on several FHIMA committees. Elizabeth is a member of AHIMA and past President of SWFHIMA. 


Amy Davis, RHIA, CDIP

Director, Inpatient Coding & CDI

Ms. Davis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health  Information Management from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. She has in depth  knowledge of health information operations with an emphasis on coding and  reimbursement and significant  experience with implementation of quality  improvement systems to comply  with Joint Commission and regulatory agency  standards. Amy has been a  Manager of Coding and Operations in an acute care  setting and has assisted  with implementation and training on the Cerner Document Imaging System and  managing the Recovery Audit process. She has worked  as an independent  coding consultant, coding specialist, case mix manager and  DRG validation  analyst. She has taught coding and medical terminology classes  and  participated in the clinical documentation improvement process. Amy is an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer and a Clinical Documentation Improvement Practitioner.


Mari E. Cely, MBA, PMP

Director, Business Strategy & Client Services

Mari E. Cely is the Director of Business Strategy & Client Services with YES HIM Consulting, Inc. She provides a wealth of experience as a strategist, product manager, and project manager for multinational corporations. Prior to joining YES HIM Consulting, Mari worked for a Fortune 200 Company, with extensive experience in project management, business strategy, data science, and communications. Mari worked for a Fortune 100 Company as a Regional Product Manager, leading product development and revenue share business initiatives. She has previous experience as a Marketing and Consumer Behavior educator, in English and Spanish. Ms. Cely is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), holds an undergraduate degree in Marketing Engineering from ESPOL, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Tampa. She is an active member of AHIMA, FHIMA, and HFMA. Mari currently serves as the FHIMA Social Committee Chair 2020-2022.


Tara Jarvis, MS, RHIA

Director, Client Education Services

Ms. Jarvis has 20+ years of experience working within the HIM profession. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Information Management as well as a Master of Science degree in Health Services Administration from the University of Central Florida. For over 13 years, Tara worked in a variety of roles within the acute care setting ranging from Supervisor to Service Line Manager.  She is a proficient professional with extensive expertise in project management, personnel management and compliance.  For four years, Tara moved into the education setting and was a National Program Director for a Health Information Technology Program and an Associate Dean.  She has served twice as the past President of CFHIMA.  Tara is very active in FHIMA having served many times as a Committee Chairman for a variety of committees, as well as a Director.  In 2003, Tara received the FHIMA Distinguished Service Award.  She is an active member of AHIMA and IFHIMA.

JJ Crumbley

JJ Crumbley, MBA, PMP

Director, Project Management & Operations

JJ Crumbley is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) who serves as the Director, Project Management & Operations at YES HIM Consulting, Inc.  JJ has 11 years of experience integrating project management and client-centered consulting skills to deliver comprehensive solutions specific to our healthcare industry’s needs and challenges. Prior to joining YES HIM Consulting, he worked for a nationwide Hospital and Emergency Medicine staffing company and a large multi-hospital healthcare system in Tampa, FL. JJ has experience managing and executing high-level hospital and health system initiatives including project management activities, strategic planning activities, Clinical Documentation Improvement implementations, large-scale CPOE activations, inventory and finance management, and Cerner EMR management. JJ holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Finance as well as a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Florida Gulf Coast University.

Nikki Trowbridge, HR

Nikki Wright Trowbridge

Director, Human Resources and Employee Services

Ms. Trowbridge has over 20 years of experience in administrative support positions.  She has worked for both medium and large healthcare consulting firms that conduct business nationwide.  She uses her analytical skills to complete complex tasks and solve problems while “thinking outside the box”.  While working in the Health Information Management (HIM) industry, she has received training in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) policies, and understands the importance of privacy and confidentiality and is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer.  Nikki is a great asset to our team.  She is an active member of AHIMA and SHRM (Society of Human Resources Management).

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