Pinnacle Blog

  • Pinnacle Integrated Coding Solutions is Attending HEALTHCON 2019 in Vegas. Stop by and Learn About Our Services at Booth 322

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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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  • Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting is Excited to Announce the Acquisition of Clinical Benchmarking, a National Healthcare Consulting Firm Specializing in Guaranteed Expense Reductions Focused on Physician Preference Item and Facility Reporting. The acquisition of Clinical Benchmarking will Allow Pinnacle to Continue to Expand and Evolve Complimentary Services, while Providing Clients with Excellent Service and Deep Expertise

    PHC Acquires Clinical Bench 080817 (Final3)

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  • Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting was Named One of 50 Colorado Companies to Watch at the Ninth Annual Awards Dinner on June 23 at the Denver Marriott City Center!

    Colorado Companies to Watch 070617

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  • Please Join Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting and Alex Kajan, CFA for the Upcoming Strafford Live CLE Webinar – Healthcare Transactions and Compliance with State and Federal Laws Regulations on August 2nd from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (EDT). Please Register at the Following Link

    August 2 Webinar 073117 (v5)

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