25 statistics on medical coder salaries

By Laura Dyrda for Becker’s Hospital Review The average salary for medical coding professionals varies by location, practice setting and credential. The American Academy of Professional Coders conducts an annual survey to gather information about coder salary and publishes the report on its website. Here are 25 statistics about 2019 salaries, the most recent data available. By…

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Guest post: Counting COVID-19 cases

By Howard Rodenberg, MD, MPH, CCDS for ACDIS CDI Blog I sometimes drift through our office space—often deserted now in the era of COVID-19—and think about how the cubicles represent our spot in the healthcare industry. CDI occupies a single cubicle somewhere on the Revenue Cycle’s floor. It’s our own little niche, a “boutique practice”…

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Mayo Clinic CIO says AI has been key to understanding COVID-19

By Mike Miliard for Healthcare IT News In his opening keynote Tuesday at the HIMSS Machine Learning & AI for Healthcare Digital Summit, Mayo Clinic CIO Cris Ross enumerated some of the many ways artificial intelligence has been crucial to our evolving understanding of COVID-19. Way back in March, for instance, researchers were already using…

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