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Practice — Professional Development Tidbit

RT Welter & Associates is excited to present our helpful career advancing tips and strategies to sharpen the skills prospective employers look for in a coder! I’m sure you’ve all heard the old adage: Practice makes perfect! As simple as it sounds, most of us don’t make or take the time to adequately practice, especially when approaching a new project, subject or task. It takes an incredible amount of hours to master a subject…10,000 hours to be exact!

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Hiring People

One of the best life lessons I ever learned is always hire higher! Hire people better than yourself! Some managers are intimidated to do this, thinking they may be replaced, they may lose control, etc. If that could happen it will anyway! Always recruit and hire people better and when possible more knowledgeable than yourself!

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Staffing, Personnel Recruitment

The staff is everything! We cannot do it without them. Our (and your) most valuable asset is the staff, their abilities, their training, their insights, their work ethic. If this is true, why do so many do it so poorly? When we buy a copier, lease space, buy a car, etc. we do research, we ask around, we make comparisons.

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MIPS and MACRA

Another set of scary acronyms! As with all of these roll outs, take it one step at a time! It is really not scary IF you have been keeping up on coding and documentation and have a reasonably up to date EMR.

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