Intelligent Medical Objects Announces ICD-10 Extensions to Terminology Products
Intelligent Medical Objects Adds ICD-10-WHO and ICD-10-CA Extensions to Their Clinical Interface Terminology Products
The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision (ICD-10, called ICD-10-WHO here) is maintained by the World Health Organization (WHO) for morbidity and mortality reporting in many countries. This is the coding classification on which other countries are building their own modifications, such as ICD-10-CA in
“As our valued vendor partners expand their reach to international markets, it became imperative to enhance our trusted content offering to match vendor partners new client needs,” says Mr.
IMO is also helping to accelerate the international adoption of SNOMED CT(R) by working with the Millennium Villages Project to provide SNOMED CT(R) and ICD-10-WHO maps using IMO Interface Terminology for their Millennium Global Village-Network (MGV-Net) in 10 African countries. “We are grateful for IMO’s continued support and contribution. By using IMO’s comprehensive Interface terminology in MGV-Net, we can focus on improving care in the villages while the Ministries of Health and MVP’s monitoring and evaluation systems use the mapping to ICD-10 WHO and SNOMED CT(R),” said Dr.
“IMO’s mission for our interface terminology offering is to capture and preserve the clinical intent and allow care providers using an EHR/EMR to focus on delivery of care rather than be bothered by coding compliance,” says Dr.
Intelligent Medical Objects (IMO) develops, manages, and licenses medical vocabularies and software applications using the medical vocabulary for health care organizations. IMO’s Clinical Interface Terminology products, including IMO Problem (IT), provide seamless mapping of diagnostic terminologies to billing codes and medical concepts. IMO provides the tools necessary for health care organizations to authoritatively support uniform labeling of health profiles, services rendered, and outcomes across their enterprise. This intersection of clinical and financial data provides health care organizations with dependable quality information to deliver services, bear risk, and to enable efficient, cost-effective operation and accountability. IMO’s products improve physician satisfaction, facilitate physician adoption, speed the coding process, reduce unnecessary physician-coder communication, and result in fewer rejected claims. More information is available here: www.e-imo.com.
ABOUT Millennium Villages
Millennium Villages offer a scalable model for fighting poverty at the village level and achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Initiatives are based on the findings of the UN Millennium Project and are implemented by the communities themselves. There are currently 79 Millennium Villages located in 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa:
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