Knowledge Library Live from AHIMA Conference 2018
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Live from AHIMA Conference 2018

Unable to attend the AHIMA Conference this year? We have you covered! Come listen to the AHIMA highlights directly from the experts at the show. Wolters Kluwer brings you all of the current subjects, and key AHIMA Conference highlights right from the Wolters Kluwer booth at the conference. Your host, Maria Bounos, Practice Lead, Coding and Reimbursement Solutions, Wolters Kluwer LRUS, plans to uncover real-time updates on AHIMA hot topics as she interviews some of the insightful speakers.

Listen live as Maria interviews healthcare experts on the following topics (not inclusive): Innovation in Data Analytics; Coding Compliance and Best Practices; Clinical Validation/Indicators; Queries/Querying Providers; Modern Age of Release of Info (ROI); and Compliance Audits.  

To listen to the broadcast replays, please click the link below and complete the information. You will receive an email with a link to the broadcasts.

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Maria joined Wolters Kluwer in the fall of 2007 and is currently the Product Manager for Regulatory and Reimbursement software solutions. She is responsible for product development, maintenance and enhancements and business development. She has twenty years of experience in healthcare including nursing, coding, and healthcare consulting.

Specializing in regulatory compliance, reimbursement, and process improvement, she has led improvement projects that have delivered significant financial benefit for large academic medical centers as well as mid-sized community hospitals and critical access hospitals.

Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer, Maria was a Senior Manager with GE Healthcare and led large revenue cycle projects, developed service line offerings and mentored consultants. Prior to GE, Maria was Vice-President Operations for a national management-consulting firm, specializing in reimbursement, operational improvement, and regulatory issues. The firm provided on-site consulting services as well as web-based applications to help hospitals review and maintain their charge description master (CDM), outsource CDM management, perform outpatient and inpatient coding compliance reviews, and assist in answering corporate integrity agreements. In this role, Maria was responsible for developing and maintaining the operating budget, developing and implementing the training program for new employees, sales and implementation of web-based applications, and being the client executive for onsite engagements, as well as, providing consulting services to clients.

Maria has a Masters Degree in Public Management with Concentration in Health Systems from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. degree in Nursing from Carlow College. For calendar year 2006, she was the Greater Pittsburgh Chapter President of the American Academy of Professional Coders.