registered health information technician (ahima) eager to contribute proven executive-level administration,
quality improvement, strategic analysis, and team building talents toward maximizing an employer s bottom-line results.
ø create and implement best practice methodologies and continuous improvement programs to achieve cost-effective alignment with healthcare objectives; offer strong negotiation, communication, and problem-solving skills.
ø expert with meditech, quantim / 3m / ingenix encoders, kronos timekeeper, cpsi, mckesson star navigator / hpf / hpp, and cris; contributes in-depth knowledge of icd-9-cm and cpt coding, as well as hipaa compliance.
ø decreased discharged-not-final-billed (dnfb) by as much as $1.4 million within a two-week period, as well as maintaining required level of less than $4 million on a consistent daily basis; reduced dnfb time within accounts receivable by promoting expeditious processing of unbilled accounts.
ø eliminated two-year loose filing backlog which reduced expenses by 21%, including once decreasing backlog from 2,100 pieces to single digits within a six-month period.
ø reduced delinquency rates from as much as 49% to as little as 6% within three- to eight-month periods, along with decreasing yearly budgets by 37% while concurrently increasing operational productivity.
ø enhanced diagnosis-related groups (drg) reimbursement rates by increasing case mix from 1.01 to 1.32.
ø removed assembly and analysis backlog of 312 charts within five weeks of hire.
ø saved over $48,000 annually in monthly transcription outsourcing costs by recruiting highly skilled personnel.
ø re-engineered a department to reduce full-time equivalent (fte) from 26 to 21 while optimizing performance.
ø achieved $500,000 in annual revenue $240,000 within first six months to attain a $1-million annual savings by creating and developing a cost-effective in-house billing process for release of information.
ø applied dynamic leadership talents toward preparing him departments for jcaho accreditation by creating solid policies and procedures, reorganizing operational structures, and providing key consultations to executive-level facility management for critical quality improvement efforts for medical recordkeeping.
ø strategically steered the planning, organization, and implementing of coding processes for 35 high-volume clinics.
ø maximized employee productivity by reclassifying job titles / descriptions, along with organizing comprehensive policies, procedures, and training programs for staff in compliance with hipaa and mckesson hpf (emr) protocols.
ø expertly reorganized analysis, coding, and chart completion processes, including performing coding of ancillary and same-day surgery records; supported planning efforts for a newly purchased emr system.
ø created and implemented a deficiency process for physicians; organized a proactive revenue cycle committee.
ø demonstrated strong organizational abilities by directing him, utilization review, and clinical documentation program activities within a new, state-of-the-art facility.
2007 c 2008
interim him director, norwegian american hospital, chicago, il
interim project manager, tufts medical center, boston, ma
interim him director & privacy officer, lawrence & memorial hospital, new london, ct
interim director him / utilization review & chief privacy officer, monroe hospital, bloomington, in
interim him assistant director, pikeville medical center / precyse solutions, pikeville, ky
2001 c 2005
director, health information / administrative support & privacy officer, st. luke s health system, kansas city, mo
document imaging specialist supervisor & hipaa site coordinator, st. luke s hospital, kansas city, mo
~ additional professional roles held prior to 2001 ~
b.s., healthcare administration, national american university
a.s., health information technology, hutchinson community college
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i am currently seeking a challenging and rewarding [insert job title] role within your progressive company, and am submitting my resume for your review.
i am eager to apply my broad background in executive-level healthcare administration, quality improvement, strategic analysis, and team building toward maximizing your company s bottom line and enhancing organization-wide productivity.
as a registered health information technician (ahima), i have demonstrated the ability to create and implement best practice methodologies and continuous improvement programs to achieve cost-effective alignment with operational objectives, including attaining significant business results for such high-profile organizations as norwegian american hospital (chicago, il), tufts medical center (boston, ma), and st. luke s health system (kansas city, mo), among others.
you will find me to be a results-driven, solutions-focused leader who is able to contribute strong negotiation, communication, and problem-solving skills. in addition, i have the talent to foster cooperative teamwork across a multitude of personnel levels, while making solid decisions to profitably ensure optimal operational performance and corporate well-being. for these aforementioned reasons, i believe i will prove to be an incredible asset to your team.
i look forward to hearing from you in order to discuss an available opportunity for which i am qualified. i may be reached as indicated, and thank you in advance for your time and consideration.
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i would like to thank you for providing me the opportunity to interview with you and discuss the title of position applying for position currently available within your organization. having gained a deeper insight into the job requirements and your objectives, i am confident that you will find me to be an incredible asset toward achieving your company s set goals.
as previously discussed, i am a results- and solutions-focused registered health information technician (ahima) who offers solid experience in executive-level healthcare administration, quality improvement, strategic analysis, and team building. i have the ability to multitask within high-pressure, deadline-driven environments, as well as strategically plan, prioritize, and coordinate workflow to maximize productivity, efficiency, and quality.
during my employment, i have excelled at maximizing productivity by expertly creating and implementing best practice methodologies and continuous improvement programs to achieve cost-effective alignment with operational objectives, including attaining significant business results for such high-profile organizations as norwegian american hospital (chicago, il), tufts medical center (boston, ma), and st. luke s health system (kansas city, mo), among others. for these reasons, i am confident that i can achieve extraordinary success in a rewarding role within your company.
should you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience. i would like to extend my thanks once again for the enlightening interview, and look forward to a positive response from you.
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