Career Step and Peak Health Solutions Partner to Expand HIM Education and Service Offerings

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Peak Health SolutionsCareer Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, and Peak Health Solutions (“Peak”), a leading national provider of mid-revenue cycle solutions, are pleased to announce that they have partnered to expand their education and service offerings for the healthcare industry. The combination of revenue cycle management solutions and education will allow organizations to build new skill sets within their teams and provide additional career paths for their staff members.

“We are excited about our partnership with Peak as it combines the strengths of each organization,” said Mike Hodgson, Career Step Executive Vice President of Corporate Training. “The industry is currently facing a number of obstacles, including continuing healthcare changes and 6,000 projected health information management (HIM) job openings. The combination of the Career Step and Peak expert services and education solutions will help customers better meet many of these key challenges.”

Career Step brings its proven three-step education approach—Evaluate, Educate, Expand—to the partnership, while Peak brings its expertise in health information services for medical coding, auditing and compliance. Together these services provide more robust solutions for organizations seeking to provide growth opportunities and expand the abilities of their team members.

“Both Peak Health Solutions and Career Step focus on providing high quality and outstanding customer service,” said John E. Morris, CEO, Peak Health Solutions. “This combined commitment to excellence makes this partnership a powerful solution for our joint customers.”

To further advance industry education and best practices, Career Step Vice President of Corporate Training Laurie McBrierty and Peak Health Solutions Vice President of Health Information Management Operations Mary S. Bessinger will be co-hosting an upcoming informational webinar on April 12. They will be discussing how DRG shifts are affecting case mix index (CMI). For more information on this event and to register today, visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7554953674964926210.

About Career Step
Career Step is an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training. The company has trained over 100,000 students for new careers, has more than 150 partnerships with colleges and universities nationwide, offers a variety of continuing education courses for healthcare professionals and has educated more than 8,000 health information professionals through its Corporate Training Division. Career Step provides training for several of the largest and most respected healthcare employers in the nation and is committed to helping students and practicing healthcare professionals alike gain the skills they need to be successful in the workplace—improving lives, advancing careers and bettering business results through education. More information can be found at www.careerstep.com or 1-800-246-7836.

About Peak Health Solutions
Peak Health Solutions, Inc. (“Peak”) is a leading national provider of mid-revenue cycle solutions to acute care and physician practice markets. The Company’s customizable services, provided by over 350 HIM professionals, include remote medical coding, clinical documentation improvement (CDI), compliance and revenue integrity auditing, denials management, physician training and education, EMR-HIM optimization, preceptor development, and interim HIM staffing. Peak provides both fully and partially outsourced solutions through its domestic and offshore capabilities. Peak’s national client footprint includes multi-facility hospital systems, large IDN’s, teaching and community hospitals, and large physician practices. Peak’s government division supports the United States Armed Forces, including the Department of Veterans Affairs, Navy, Air Force and Army. More information can be found at www.peakhs.com, 1-888-435-6500 or info@peakhs.com.


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