H.I.M. ON CALL Hires Karen Karban, RHIT, CCS, Increasing Education and HIM Consulting Services to Clients

Karban joins health information and coding firm as Director of Coding Integrity Division.

Feb 14, 2013, 14:30 ET from H.I.M. ON CALL

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- H.I.M. ON CALL, a technology and outsourced services company for health information management (HIM), coding and revenue cycle, announces the addition of Karen Karban, RHIT, CCS, as Director of Coding Integrity.  The consulting firm specializes in onsite and offsite coding, ICD10 training programs and revenue analytics for hospitals. In her new role, Karban will lead all company coding initiatives and help support H.I.M. ON CALL customers as they transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10.  The announcement was made by Manny Pena, RHIA, President.

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"Ms. Karban brings excellent team-building skills to H.I.M. ON CALL with her creative management approach. Her background as an HIM professional with expertise in coding compliance, Charge Description Master (CDM), Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) and education fit precisely with our company goals," states  Pena. 

Prior to joining H.I.M. ON CALL in 2012, Ms. Karban served as Director of Operations, HIM Services for M*Modal. She also served as Healthcare Consultant at Craneware, Inc. and Chief of Operations – Chargemaster Services at Healthcare Concepts. Ms. Karban's experience includes quality assurance, state survey corrective action plans, coding compliance plans, and operational workflow redesign of coding departments. She spearheaded the Ambulatory Coding Lunch and Learn™ program while VP of Product Development for HP3 and was a founding contributor to JustCoding.com™.   

With almost 40 years of HIM industry experience, Ms. Karban is an active member of AHIMA, contributor to The Journal, speaker at past AHIMA Convention and is a past program chair of CHIMA and AZHIMA. She holds multiple certifications through AHIMA including RHIT, CCS and Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer.

About H.I.M. ON CALL:   
H.I.M. ON CALL is a technology and outsourced services company for health information management (HIM), coding, clinical documentation improvement (CDI) and revenue cycle. They offer data-rich technology tools and outsourcing services to make better coding decisions and prepare for change. Service offerings include coding, coding audits, CDI consulting and ICD-10 education. Their AVIANCE Health™ suite of web-based software applications includes audit management, DNFB management, coding analytics and electronic document management. Founded in 1998 and based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, the company is focused on the future and willing to embrace new ideas; delivering financial value in everything they do.

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