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impact of staff shortage in healthcare

Impact of Staff Shortage in Healthcare: How Our Services & Solutions Can Bridge the Gap During the Healthcare Exodus

By YES HIM Consulting / November 1, 2023 / Comments Off on Impact of Staff Shortage in Healthcare: How Our Services & Solutions Can Bridge the Gap During the Healthcare Exodus

The healthcare industry has been in a state of constant flux, exacerbated by the enduring impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The departure of tens of thousands of healthcare practitioners has illuminated the urgency of addressing staffing shortages.

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healthcare cybersecurity challenges

What Are the Common Healthcare Cybersecurity Challenges?

By Nick Youmans / October 10, 2023 / Comments Off on What Are the Common Healthcare Cybersecurity Challenges?

The healthcare sector, once considered off limits for security attacks, has become a prime target due to the lucrative nature and lowered opportunity cost of cybercriminal activities. Here are several healthcare cybersecurity challenges to watch out for.

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onshore vs offshore outsourcing

Onshore vs. Offshore: Why More Than Half of Hospitals Report That Onshore Outsourcing is the Way to Go

By YES HIM Consulting / September 18, 2023 /

A recent industry report reveals over half of U.S. hospitals are turning to onshore (vs offshore) outsourcing as a pivotal strategy to navigate the intricate world of medical coding, auditing, education, and consulting.

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healthcare data security

Getting Ready for Q4: Tips to Boost Your Healthcare Data Security Efforts

By Nick Youmans / September 18, 2023 /

Although numerous industry sectors have experienced the brunt of cyberattacks, the healthcare sphere remains a prime focus for malevolent hackers. Here are several measures you can implement to bolster your healthcare data security efforts.

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healthcare cybersecurity

Safeguarding PHI: The Crucial Role of Coding Consultants in Healthcare Cybersecurity

By YES HIM Consulting / August 2, 2023 /

Maintaining the utmost security and confidentiality of PHI is a non-negotiable responsibility in HIM. Let’s review the critical role coding consultants play in securing PHI and upholding healthcare cybersecurity measures.

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health information management jobs

Unlock the Power of Your HIM Degree & Chart Your Path in Healthcare with These Health Information Management Jobs

By YES HIM Consulting / July 26, 2023 /

Health Information Management offers a world of opportunities to individuals who are interested in the healthcare industry but may want to explore something other than patient care. Here’s a brief overview of a few diverse HIM jobs and career paths.

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drg assignment

Mastering MS-DRG Assignments to Enhance Reimbursements

By Amy Davis / June 21, 2023 /

Mastering DRG assignment is essential for hospitals and healthcare organizations to achieve optimal reimbursements and operational efficiency. Let’s explore examples of DRGs and introduce invaluable resources for selecting the correct DRG, including a DRG list and DRG assignment software.

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radiology coding backlog case study

YES Reduces Client’s Radiology Coding Backlog by 86 Percent

By YES HIM Consulting / June 12, 2023 /

Coding backlogs can lead to delayed reimbursements, increased claims denials, and potential revenue loss. This article reviews a recent case study conducted by our Outpatient Coding and Auditing teams, focused on reducing a client’s radiology coding backlog.

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EHR storage

Florida Bans Offshore EHR Storage: Implications for the Healthcare Industry

By YES HIM Consulting / June 2, 2023 /

In a recent development, the state of Florida has enacted legislation banning the offshore storage of EHR. Beginning July 1, 2023, Florida healthcare providers are prohibited from storing patient records and data outside of the U.S., U.S. territories, or Canada.

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healthcare coding & consulting services

What Are the Pros & Cons of Healthcare Coding & Consulting Services?

By Mari Cely / May 30, 2023 /

When managing the complexities of medical coding, decision-makers often contemplate the benefits and drawbacks of hiring healthcare coding & consulting services. In our experience, we’ve found that our expertise can resolve many challenges.

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