February 2005

Mercy in Durango Among Top 50 Coding Hospitals


Mercy Medical Center, Durango, Colo., was named one of the top 50 hospitals in the country for inpatient coding accuracy and compliance by HSS, Inc. “Coding accuracy and compliance go hand-in-hand with clinical accuracy and compliance,” said Kirk Dignum, president and chief executive officer for Mercy. “The bottom line is a focus on quality, which is part of our culture.” For more information, contact David Bruzzese of Mercy at 970/382-1667.