JACKSON, Mich., May 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MiraMed Global Services, LLC (MiraMed), headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, is pleased to announce the addition of Angela M. Hickman, MS, CPC, CPCO, CEDC, CPMA, AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer & Ambassador as Vice President RA-HCC Program Strategy & Business Development. Ms. Hickman has a depth of knowledge and experience across multiple domains of healthcare. These include electronic health record implementations & optimizations, regulatory compliance, privacy and security best practices, quality and risk analysis to name a few. With over 20+ years of healthcare experience, Ms. Hickman has provided expertise and support to organizations by exceeding expectations and furthering vision through innovative problem solving and effective engagement of key stakeholders.
Prior to joining MiraMed, Ms. Hickman was a Senior Management Consultant with Culbert Healthcare Solutions in Massachusetts. During this period, she worked with several high profile clients such as MIT Medical Center, Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Medical Center, Duke University Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, and Weill Cornell Medical School & New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Hickman has contributed to several notable projects, including co-authoring the BHS textbook, "Coding and Documentation Compliance for the ICD and DSM: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians," which is slated for publication in Fall 2016 by Routledge, Taylor and Francis. Her other projects included ICD-10/DSM-5 conversion for Home of the Innocents (Louisville, KY), ICD-10 conversion for Diamond Healthcare Corporation (Richmond, VA), and on-going SME advising for various ICD-10/DSM-5 conversions.
Ms. Hickman is completing her Master's in HIM this year and has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Statistics from Purdue University. She also holds numerous industry certifications, has delivered presentations, published 45 articles and trained almost 6,000 physicians on ICD-10 standards, and developed 44 specialty and subspecialty physician trainings for the medical industry and her clients.
Tony Mira, President and CEO of MiraMed, remarks, "With her extensive experience in the medical industry, Ms. Hickman will be an asset to MiraMed and its future growth strategy."
Headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, MiraMed Global Services stands as the premier global provider of business process outsourcing solutions to healthcare organizations nationwide. MiraMed partners with hospitals, health networks, physician practices and related industry service organizations to provide a broad portfolio of customizable solutions, uncover and capitalize on hidden financial opportunities, improve productivity and ultimately increase profits. MiraMed has offices in Jackson, Michigan, Chicago, Illinois, Portland, Oregon, Thousand Oaks, California, Dallas, Texas, Boston, Massachusetts, Greenville, South Carolina, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Chennai, India and Manila, Philippines.
MiraMed pairs healthcare industry experts with world-class processes, infrastructure and technology to deliver meaningful and measurable results. This proprietary model enables sustainable change by delivering a complete, customizable enhanced revenue cycle solutions devised to meet a client's own unique financial and organizational needs.
Contact: Tony Mira
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