Our President and CEO Karen Youmans has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare environment operating within the Health Information Management/Coding profession. Her current expertise is focused on coding education & training, as well as coding compliance audits.
In addition, both our executive leadership team and team associates are comprised of industry leading experts in their respective healthcare coding, compliance and education fields.
YES provides an unparalleled quality experience for every client we serve. By listening and developing custom approaches for each client, we continually deliver the highest quality of services at lower prices than our competitors.
The attention to detail provided during each engagement allows us to provide the personal attention you deserve. We are dedicated to the success of our clients and will provide the support you need to navigate through your most challenging projects.
Our team members average 20+ years of experience across various Health Information Management/Coding disciplines. At YES, 100% of our coding and auditing staff possess at least one credential including RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CDIP, and PMP. Our staff completes regular education and quality checks to verify we are up to date on the industry pulse, any compliance issues, and coding guidelines.
We are proud to partner with leading industry experts to provide cutting edge education to both our employees and health information management clients. YES has also developed our own internal educational courses and programs such as CPT Academy, ICD-10 Academy, Coding Academy, Outpatient/ProFee Academy and Coder Mentoring Programs.
To date over 3000 HIM/Coding professionals have successfully completed our courses and programs.
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YES HIM Consulting, Inc. Largo, Fl.
Office: (727) 531-3839 Fax: (727) 240-4592
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.
Detra is an AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer who holds a BS degree in Health Information Management, from Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL. She has over 30 years’ experience in HIM and Coding. Her vast HIM and Coding experience ranges from working as a DRG Coder, Supervisor of Research & Quality Control, Supervisor of DRG Control, Associate Director of Medical Records, Assistant Director of Medical Records, Adjunct Instructor, Independent Contract Coder and Coding Consultant. She has previously taught courses in Coding, Third Party Billing, Medical Terminology, Medical Administration Principles, and Foundations of Health Information Technology. Ms. Hickson is an expert in ICD-10 and CPT Coding and Auditing. She’s also an excellent project manager, trainer, and client liaison.
John Franz is the Director of Coding Operations with YES HIM Consulting, Inc. based in Largo, Florida. He has over 30 years of HIM experience with a strong interest in Coding and Management. His previous employers include St. Vincent’s Health Care, Mayo Clinic, Florida Hospital, and HCA.
John attended University of Central Florida where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Record Administration. This was followed by a Master of Business Administration from the University of Tampa. Other credentials include Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), and he holds an ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer Certificate.
JJ Crumbley is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) who serves as the Director, Project Management & Operations at YES HIM Consulting, Inc. JJ has 9 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 named Schumacher Clinical Partners as well as a large multi-hospital healthcare system in Tampa, FL named BayCare Health Systems. JJ has experience managing and executing on 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.
Ann has over 30 years’ experience in HIM and coding. She is a nationally-recognized ICD-10-CM/PCS speaker, author, and educator. Ann graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from Greenville College, Greenville, IL and an Associate of Science degree in Health Information Technology from Belleville Area College, Belleville, IL. Her previous experience includes Professional Practice Manager, Products and Services, AHIMA; Director, Health Information/Utilization Management; Coding Resource Specialist; and Adjunct Faculty, Health Information Management Program, University of Cincinnati. Ann is a speaker and author on coding related topics, including ICD-9-CM, CPT, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and General Equivalence Mappings (GEMs) and is an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer.
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 implementation of computer systems for Health Information Management. 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.
Karen has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare environment and the HIM/Coding profession. Ms. Youmans' stellar career has also included Executive Vice President of a national healthcare consulting firm; Assistant Professor at the University of Central Florida; and Coding Product Consultant and Client Resource Specialist for an encoder company. Her current expertise is focused on Coding Education & Training, as well as Coding Compliance Audits. Karen is a well-known expert speaker and has made numerous presentations at GCHIMA, FHIMA, and AHIMA.