SOURCE: VitalWare

VitalWare

June 06, 2013 12:13 ET

VitalWare VP, Jill Wolf, to Address Attendees at the HIMSS ICD-10 Forum June 17 in Washington DC

YAKIMA, WA--(Marketwired - Jun 6, 2013) - VitalWare™, the leader in business intelligence for ICD-10 and beyond, today announced that Jill Wolf, RHIT, CCS, VP of Compliance, will speak at the ICD-10 Forum on Monday, June 17th at 12:30pm. 

The ICD-10 Forum is presented by HIMSS media and takes place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, DC.

The session, titled Finding True DRG Shift Through Ten-Coding: How to Get Beyond the Realm of Predictive Modeling, will discuss the shortfalls in relying on predictive modeling to assess and analyze how the transition to ICD-10 might impact financial forecasting for FFY-2014 and beyond.

Ms. Wolf will discuss the following during her presentation:

  • The benefits and limitations of predictive modeling.
  • Methods to determine the factors that will influence DRG shift under ICD-10.
  • How to structure and conduct an actual ten-coding process to determine a facility's financial risks and specific clinical documentation and improved coding opportunities.

About Jill Wolf
Ms. Wolf, RHIT, CCS, began her healthcare career in 1972. Over the past 40+ years, she has held a variety of positions ranging from production staff to executive leadership in a variety of healthcare settings including profit/non-profit, teaching/non-teaching acute care hospitals, and consulting and software vendor environments. Ms. Wolf is recognized for her coding, compliance, and revenue cycle expertise and has presented on these topics in a variety of professional venues. She is a published author having her articles appear in both professional and proprietary journals and newsletters. She is a long time member of AHIMA and CHIA and became an AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer in 2011. Ms. Wolf also enjoys active membership in other professional organizations including HFMA, HCCA, AAPC, and NCRA.

About VitalWare
VitalWare leads the market in transforming healthcare intelligence into useful and actionable information, thereby allowing their clients to focus their time and resources on core business. Headquartered in Washington State, VitalWare was established to help organizations with the overwhelming task of navigating the many regulatory changes taking place in today's healthcare environment. For more information visit www.vitalware.com, email info@vitalware.com, or call 855.464.2310.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Leslee Paganelli
    Email Contact
    (855) 464-2310 ext 650