Category: Healthcare Administration

How the Shift From ICD-9 to ICD-10 Is Changing Medical Coding

On Oct. 1, 2015, medical coding in the United States changed forever when the entire healthcare industry shifted from using ICD-9 to ICD-10 codes, affecting providers, insurance companies and patients. What exactly does medical coding involve? And why was the shift so important? The History and State of Medical Coding According to the World Health Organization,… Read more »

Healthcare Admin: A Booming Career in a Booming Industry

Illustration of businessman whose suit is half black and half blue holding a briefcase in one hand and a medical chart in the other.

Doctors walking around in their crisp white coats, nurses running from station to station and responding to emergency calls, technicians manning sophisticated medical machines… these are the images that come to mind when you think of a career in healthcare. But have you ever wondered who the force behind the smooth functioning of a healthcare… Read more »