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Name: HMI Corporation
About Author: Dr. Robert West has more than thirty years of executive management experience in health care. Currently Working in HMI Corporation as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer in July of 2011.

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Why Healthcare Employees Leave: And How to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Many healthcare organizations struggle to retain talent. Unfortunately, this leads to big losses. A median turnover in the emergency medical services (EMS) space costs an agency $72,000, according to Prehospital Emergency Care. Meanwhile, the average cost of a turnover for a bedside RN is $52,100, causing the average hospital to lose $4.4 million to $6.9 million. Some healthcare […]

4 More Rural Hospital Success Stories from Small Towns Across America

Rural hospitals are closing across the country. Naysayers may say it’s the end of rural healthcare as we know it. However, many hospitals are flipping this trend on its head. America’s best rural hospitals are thriving in uncertain times by expanding care, taking advantage of telemedicine, and specializing in in-demand areas. By taking this approach, […]

Best Employee Training Opportunities to Enhance Organizational Revenue

Healthcare organizations have many opportunities to train employees and enhance organizational revenue. By taking advantage of these opportunities, healthcare organizations can significantly improve their bottom line. From lean healthcare workshops to continuing education programs to other professional training systems, employee training opportunities can enhance organizational revenue in various ways. Today, we’re exploring some of the […]

4 Success Stories of Rural Hospitals Solving Modern Challenges

Rural hospitals face considerable challenges throughout the country. While some rural hospitals thrive in challenging situations, others falter. Today, we’re highlighting some of the best success stories of rural hospitals across America, including situations where ingenuity, creativity, and flexibility saved small hospitals in rural settings. Rural Hospital in Beatrice, Nebraska Specializes in Healthcare for Older […]

Medical Coding Audit

Our medical coding auditor specialists will validate the CPT©/HCPCS and ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding assignment for outpatient services. The medical record documentation is reviewed against the hospital final billed claim to confirm reporting accuracy. The audit will include an assessment of documentation quality for supporting medical necessity. Supporting medical record documentation including the physician order, physician […]

Contract Medical Coding Companies

Contract Medical Coding Services are provided by our (USA based) medical coding specialists who are qualified to assist our clients in quickly and efficiently reducing medical coding backlogs, providing back-up support during staffing shortages, and performing on-going coding support services. Our contract medical coding companies specialists are experienced in the use of TruCode, Meditech, VISTA, […]

Medical Coding with Artificial Intelligence: The New Frontier of Medical Coding

Artificial intelligence has solved countless human challenges – and medical coding might be next. As organizations prepare for ICD-11, medical coding is about to become more complicated. Healthcare organizations in the United States already manage 140,000+ codes in ICD-10. With ICD-11, that number will rise. Some propose artificial intelligence as a solution. AI could aid […]

How Small, Rural Hospitals Can Benefit from Revenue Cycle Management Consulting

When some think of revenue cycle management, they think of larger healthcare organizations with complex needs. But healthcare organizations of any size can benefit from revenue cycle assessments. Yes, smaller hospitals can benefit from revenue cycle assessments and healthcare consulting. In fact, these assessments could have a greater proportional impact on smaller, rural hospitals. Rural […]

ICD-11 Medical Coding: How to Prepare your Healthcare Organization for ICD-11

Healthcare organizations in the United States and around the world use the ICD-10 medical coding standard. Starting in 2022, however, organizations will switch to the ICD-11 standard. ICD-11 has four times as many codes as ICD-10. That means new challenges for healthcare providers – and new problems with missed revenue, coding errors, and denied claims. […]

5 Ways Physicians Can Benefit from Healthcare Consulting

Most people assume healthcare consulting benefits the organization – not necessarily the physicians within that organization. However, that’s not true. Physicians can and do benefit from healthcare consulting. Physicians experience actionable improvements from healthcare consulting. These improvements can benefit the organization’s bottom line, improve patient care, and make it easier for physicians to do their […]