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Press Releases

TrustHCS Finalizes Contracts with Mid America Service Solutions (MSS)
A growing need for remote and shared coding services helped drive the agreement
MRA Acquires Cancer Registry Division of TrustHCS
Appreciation of TrustHCS Staff Contributions Central in Decision
TrustHCS Partners with Greenway to Address ICD-10
Partnership to Assist Users of Greenway PrimeSUITE
TrustHCS and ChartWise Medical Systems Announce Partnership
Companies set focus on CDI’s impact on ICD-10
Dr. Robert Marcus Joins the TrustHCS Consulting Team
Success in Training and Leading Physicians at the Center of Decision
TrustHCS Academy Graduates the First Class of Students to Supplement Growing Coder Deficits
First cohort of students includes 50 international coders, employed by India-based, Veldos
Coder Academy Launched to Train and Place Healthcare Professionals for ICD-10
New Partnership between TrustHCS, Career Step and HIM Connections Educates All Levels
Mark Dominesey Joins TrustHCS to Direct Clinical Documentation and Auditing Services
TrustHCS President Joins AHIMA Foundation Board of Directors
Torrey Barnhouse, President of TrustHCS, joins fourteen various industry leaders
HIM Consulting Firms, TrustHCS and Legacy Coding, Merge
Companies Join Forces to Expand Coding, Auditing, CDI Services Ahead of ICD-10 Surge
HCPro Announces Partnership with TrustHCS
To Provide Best-in-Class E-Learning Solutions for ICD-10
TrustHCS Announces Addition of Dianne Haas, PhD, R.N., to Management Team
Haas’s Education, Consulting and Clinical Background Expand CDI Consulting Practice

Articles of Interest

Practicing ICD-10: Eight Tips Every Organization Should Consider
ICD-10 Monitor
November, 2014
Encoder Built with ICD-1o In Mind
Health IT Outcomes
October, 2014
Growing Coders in 2014: Innovative Approaches Meet Ongoing Demand
ICD-10 Monitor
March, 2014
ICD-10 deadline won’t be delayed, Tavenner tells HIMSS
Modern Healthcare
February, 2014
Beware of Poor Coding Habits
For the Record
January, 2014
Taking Coding to the Next Level through Clinical Validation
Journal of AHIMA
January, 2014
Scooby-Doo and Shaggy. Kirk and Spock: CDI-HIM Teams Take Center Stage
ICD-10 Monitor
October, 2013
CDI: Just Tell Me What To Say – Simplifying the Query Process with Direct Step
October, 2013
ICD-10-CM training is a two-way street
HCPro
July, 2013
Don’t let underpayments fly under the radar
HCPro
May, 2013
“State of HIM” survey reveals alarming statistics
HCPro
July, 2013
2013 OIG Work Plan: HHS Targets Three Areas
For the Record
June, 2013
Latest ICD-10 analysis indicates no pick up in prep
Clinical Innovation+Technology
June, 2013
ICD-10-CMS/PCS Status Check
AHIMA
June, 2013
AHIMA: Hospitals lag on ICD-10 planning, steering commitees
EHR Intelligence
June, 2013
ICD-10: Just How Badly Are We Dragging Our Feet?
Clinical Innovation+Technology
May, 2013
Financial Impact, Documentation Linked for ICD-10 Transition
Journal of AHIMA
April, 2013
7 Steps to Ease the Transition to ICD-10 for Physicians, Specialists and Groups
Becker’s Hospital Review
April, 2013
Bring Together CDI and Coding Teams to Drive Optimal Documentation Results
For the Record
March 2013
Breaking Free of Copy/Paste
Journal of AHIMA
March 2013
Clinical Documentation Improvement: What Executives Need to Know and the Financial Impact of Neglect
Becker’s Hospital Review
February 2013
ICD-10’s Heavy Footprint
For the Record
February 2013
CDI: Just Tell Me What to Say
Advance
February 2013
Do both conditions truly meet the definition of principle diagnosis?
ACDIS
February 2013
POA Indicator Accuracy Remains High
HCPro
February 2013
CDI Broadens Its Reach
For the Record
January 2013
Computer Assisted Coding is Not a Quick-Fix Solution for ICD-10
HIT Consultant
January 2013
Tips on Dealing with Copy and Paste EMR Concerns
EMR and HIPAA
January 2013
Best Practices for C-Suite to Manage Both ICD-10 and Meaningful Use
HIT Consultant
January 2013
How to Successfully Optimize Your EMR to Benefit Your CDI Program
HIT Consultant
November 2012
ICD-10 Takes Center Stage at AHIMA 2012: 5 Key Takeaway
HIT Consultant
October 2012
Two Paths to Staffing Augmentation for ICD-10
HFMA Revenue Cycle Newsletter
October 2012
5 Takeaways from AHIMA: ICD-10 a Priority Again
By Ken Congdon, Editor In Chief
Healthcare Technology Online
October 2012
ICD-10-CM coma, stroke codes require more specific documentation
Alice Zentner, RHIA
JustCoding News: Inpatient
August 2012
On the Coding Radar: 3 Reasons Why Hospital CEOs Must Pay Attention to ICD-10
Bob Herman
Becker’s Hospital Review
August 2012
Coders, CDI Specialists and Physicians: Creating A Symbiotic Circle
Alice O. Zentner, RHIA
Advance for Health Information Professionals
July 2012
ICD-10 for Physician Practices: It’s Still Coming
Deborah Robb, BSHA, CPC, & Michael Sanderson
Advance for Health Information Professionals
June 2012
Monday Morning Update
HisTalk
April 2012
What Do You Do Regardless? Five ICD-10 Steps To Continue
By Torrey Barnhouse
HisTalk
March 2012
Preparing for ICD-10
HFM
January 2012
CDI — It Takes Commitment
Lisa A. Eramo
For the Record
January 2012
CDI + ICD10 = CMI
Alice O. Zentner, RHIA
Advance for Health Information Professionals
December 2011
Reasons Why ICD-10 Should Move Forward
Michael Sanderson and Torrey Barnhouse
Advance for Health Information Professionals
November 2011
Will HIPAA 5010 Hurt?
Deborah Robb, BSHA, CPC
Health Management Technology
November 2011
A Value-Based Proposition
Selena Chavis
For The Record magazine
August 2011
CMS Releases Top Overpayment Issues per RAC
Alice Zentner, RHIA
Association for Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists
The Drive to Coding Compliance
Cathy Brownfield, RHIA, CCS; and Alice Zentner, RHIA
Health Management Technology
July, 2011