Apr 16th, 2018
Mayo Clinic has given an estimated 400 medical transcriptionists at its Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla., and Scottsdale, Ariz., campuses until May 19 to accept a voluntary separation package, or risk unemployment due to job attrition. Alternatively, they can apply for a different position within the company. The offer coincides with the medical practice and research group’s ...
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: those who get nervous and those who are liars.” Overcoming that fear can be ...
With a little persistence and a lot of networking, that dream coding job could be yours. By Melissa Kirshner, CPC, CRC, CPC-I, AAPC Fellow You spend months studying and taking notes, preparing for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) exam. You spend 5 hours and 40 minutes taking the exam. And then, it happens. After hitting ...
Know the type of work and requirements, and debunk the myths surrounding coding/billing from home. By Robin Moore, CPC, CCMA You see jobs for remote coding and billing advertised everywhere: schools promote it, recruiters tempt you with it, and your coworkers says it’s their dream to work from home. It sounds great, but is working ...
Explore and weigh your options to determine what work environment is best for you. By Jen Flohr, RHIT, COC, CPMA, CPCO, CCS, CAPM, ICD-10 Certified Trainer Over the years, more healthcare organizations have chosen to outsource some, if not all, of their health information management (HIM) roles to staffing companies, eliminating plenty of direct-hire positions. ...