Conifer Health Solutions to Conduct AHIMA Seminar on Nov. 16, 2010

Conifer to discuss ongoing challenges with Pay for Performance Quality Initiatives

FRISCO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A senior leader from Conifer Health Solutions will provide an overview of the latest information on hospital-acquired conditions (HACs), present on admission (POA)indicators, and never events during an upcoming executive seminar, “Ongoing Challenges with HACs, POAs, and Never Events.” The audio seminar will focus on operational considerations, such as ethical coding principles and techniques for successful implementation, for serious reportable events. It will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 12:00 p.m. CST and is being sponsored by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Tammy Love, RHIA, CCS, director of the National Coding Center for Conifer HIM/Clinical Revenue Cycle Services, will co-present the audio seminar with Cheryl D’Amato, RHIT, CCS, director of Health Information Management for Ingenix Hospital Solutions.

For more information and to register for the event, visit the AHIMA Web site at https://www.ahimastore.org/ProductDetailAudioSeminars.aspx?ProductID=14458.

About Conifer

Conifer Health Solutions provides Revenue Cycle and Patient Communications services to more than 100 hospitals and health systems nationwide. Conifer utilizes proprietary workflows and technology to offer comprehensive Revenue Cycle Solutions ranging from patient pre-registration to Health Information Management and Clinical Revenue Cycle services to the processing of governmental, managed care and self-pay claims. The company also provides best-in-class Patient Communications services that include physician referrals, patient education, marketing services and pre-admission clinical appropriateness reviews.

Born from healthcare, Conifer Health Solutions is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and employs more than 2,400 people. For more information, call 1-877-CONIFER or visit the company’s Web site at www.coniferhealth.com.

Conifer Health Solutions, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC). Some of the statements in this release may constitute forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on our current expectations and could be affected by numerous factors and are subject to various risks and uncertainties, certain of which are discussed in Tenet’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended Dec. 31, 2009, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and periodic reports on Form 8-K. Do not rely on any forward-looking statement, as we cannot predict or control many of the factors that ultimately may affect our ability to achieve the results estimated. We make no promise to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of changes in underlying factors, new information, future events or otherwise.



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Conifer Health Solutions
John Hoffmann, 972-335-6104
[email protected]

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