Author "Dave Blackmer, MSC"

By Dave Blackmer, MSC
May 3rd, 2018
Our numbers can help you pinpoint the best way to code from home. AAPC often hears from people who are interested in healthcare business as a new career path, and frequently these individuals want to break into this industry because they understand t...
By Dave Blackmer, MSC
Apr 1st, 2018
The rewards and benefits of sharing your expertise will outweigh your anxiety. Research indicates that some people fear public speaking more than death. So prevalent is this fear that famed author Mark Twain once said, “There are two types of speakers...
By Dave Blackmer, MSC
Mar 1st, 2018
Be honest; let us know what’s working and what needs fixing. Statistics show that preventive healthcare exams save lives and increase life expectancy. Even though the patient sometimes schedules and shows up at these appointments begrudgingly, nobody ...
By Dave Blackmer, MSC
Feb 2nd, 2018
AAPC offers resources to get your foot in the door. With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expecting our industry to grow roughly 22 percent through the next four years, now seems like the perfect time to take classes, get certified, and land the po...
By Dave Blackmer, MSC
Jan 31st, 2018
AAPC credentials pave the way for many paths to success. With almost 12,000 responses to AAPC’s 2017 Salary Survey, and the data indicating overall higher pay for healthcare business professionals than the year before, 2017 was a good year. For all em...