Pinnacle Blog

  • Pinnacle is excited to sponsor the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) 2018 Annual Clinical Coding Meeting September 22 and 23 in Miami, Florida.

    AHIMA Sept 2018 Miami

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  • Pinnacle will be attending the CHA 2018 annual meeting on September 12th-14th in Vail

    CHA Vail 2018

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  • Pinnacle is presenting at the Wisconsin Healthcare Purchasing and Materials Management Assoc. (WHPMMA) September 13th and 14th in Wisconsin Dells, WI.

    WHPMMA WI Dells Sept 2018

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  • Pinnacle is presenting at IAHA on September 12th in Chicago. For more information or to register to attend in person, please click on the link below

    IAHA Chicago 090718 (v2)

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  • Pinnacle Congratulates Taylor Burns on becoming an ASA!

    Taylor Burns – ASA – 072318

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  • Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting is a proud sponsor and will be attending the Tennessee Kidney Foundation and Liberty Mutual Insurance Invitational Golf Tournament on June 25th at The Governors Club in Brentwood

    Kidney Foundation Invitation (V3)

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  • Pinnacle is excited to sponsor the AHIA 37th Annual Conference on August 26-29th in San Diego

    AHIA Mailer 082018 (V3)

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  • Congratulations to Kelly Loya, Kristen Taylor, Jodi Nayoski, Kelly Nueske and Lori Carlin that were featured in Becker’s Hospital Review of top female healthcare leaders to know in 2018

    Female vendor RCM leaders to know in 2018

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  • We are Pleased to Announce that Assistive Coding is Now Doing Business as (dba) Pinnacle Integrated Coding Solutions (PICS)

    What does that mean to you as our client?

    – March’s invoice will show both Assistive Coding and Pinnacle Integrated    Coding Solutions.
    – Beginning in April, you will receive an invoice from Pinnacle Integrated Coding Solutions.
    – All communication from our staff will have our new Pinnacle Integrated Coding Solutions logo.
    – Your PICS Team will remain the same.
    – Lori Carlin has been hired as the Director of Professional Coding Services and will lead PICS.

    Why the change?
    Through market research we have identified that Assistive Coding is often confused with Computer Assisted Coding (CAC) products. We are an affiliated company of Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting (PHC) and Pinnacle Enterprise Risk Consulting Services (PERCS) and want to create a brand that is consistent with our full portfolio of services.

    Pinnacle Integrated Coding Solutions (PICS) offers revenue cycle solutions for providers, hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, and health plans.

    • Charge entry and coding services
    • Interim staffing
    • Coding backlog reduction
    • Edit & Denial Management
    • Monitor CAC or Offshore coding programs
    • Subject matter expertise
    • Quality reviews of your provider and/or coders
    • Continuing education, webinars, coding updates
    • Interview/hire internal staff placements
    • Vacation/FMLA coverage
    • New department sourcing

    If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Lori Carlin directly.
    Lori Carlin, CPC, COC, CPCO
    Director, Professional Outsourced Coding Services
    Pinnacle Integrated Coding Solutions
    Mobile: 206-399-7792

    PICS Communication to Existing Clients


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  • Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting is a Proud Sponsor of the Colorado Hospital Association 2017 Annual Meeting at the Vail Marriott on September 13-15th. Please Stop by Booth 12 to Learn More about Our Services and Meet Our Team Members

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