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2014-07-29 23:03:20

Despite lost momentum, 51 percent of US hospitals report they will be ready to implement ICD-10 with coding education, IT solutions, managed services partners, staff training and physician cooperation. The other half intend to wait until next year to implement outsource technology and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs in a near-deadline effort to optimize reimbursement in the new code set era. Clearwater, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Outsourced coding and Clinical...

2014-07-23 23:16:16

CHE Trinity Health announced today that it is actively and aggressively recruiting experienced ICD-9 coding professionals to support its transition to ICD-10 and beyond. Livonia, Mich. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 CHE Trinity Health announced today that it is actively and aggressively recruiting experienced ICD-9 coding professionals to support its transition to ICD-10 and beyond. "As we prepare for the transition to ICD-10, we are seeking to recruit and train the best and the brightest...

2014-07-15 12:25:50

PHILADELPHIA, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile app created for physicians based on standardized ICD-10 requirements Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of the Elsevier Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) Reference App [http://icd-10online.com/introducing-the-elsevier-cdi-reference-app ] for Apple and Android phones and tablets. The...

2014-07-02 23:06:22

The Medical Management Institute (MMI) is offering very exclusive (and very time-sensitive) certification options in an effort to bring back valued past members in the coding & billing industry. (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 In an effort to raise awareness of brand new membership benefits, networking resources & training programs, the Medical Management Institute (MMI) is offering past members & alumni returning-member enrollment options for MMI's online medical coding training...

2014-06-30 23:08:46

Deadline Extension Being Used for Improved Documentation, Training & Testing Bellevue, Wash. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Edifecs, a global health information technology solutions company, sponsored an ICD-10 preparedness survey revealing a majority of healthcare organizations impacted by the mandate are using time afforded by an extended compliance deadline to invest in clinical documentation improvements, workforce training and partner testing, yet concerns over readiness and financial...

2014-06-24 23:14:32

Flash Code Solutions, LLC, a major supplier of sophisticated electronic coding and compliance solutions to the health care industry, has created an exclusive portal to provide government agencies and military facilities licensee free access to the Flash Code diagnosis coding engine. The project, part of the company’s government services education and procurement program, is designed to assist government agencies and military installations with the conversion from the ICD-9 to the ICD-10...

2014-06-23 16:24:52

Performance Management Company also offers the only HFMA Peer Reviewed HIM Technology and Services Suite WAYNE, Pa. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Precyse, a leader in health information management (HIM) technology and services, is driving health information performance at the Healthcare Financial Management Association's Annual National Institute (HFMA ANI), June 22-26 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Booth #736....

2014-06-05 23:06:58

WEDI submitted a letter to the Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) outlining a high-level ICD-10 transition roadmap. Medicare and Medicaid readiness transparency, expedited testing and expanded education were identified as high-priority needs. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, submitted a letter to the Dept....

2014-06-04 14:55:45

The JAMA Network Journals An examination of the benefit of preventive placement of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) in patients with a less severe level of heart failure, a group not well represented in clinical trials, finds significantly better survival at three years than that of similar patients with no ICD, according to a study in the June 4 issue of JAMA. Although clinical trials have established the ICD as the best currently available therapy to prevent sudden...

2014-06-03 08:32:56

Innovative educational DVD from Harry & Maia Productions teaches communication skills needed for medical coders and billers to win physician buy-in. PORTLAND, Ore., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The average patient has no idea that a recurring sinus infection, broken collarbone, or even a routine physical exam represents only a small piece of a complex healthcare information system known as "medical coding." Every time you visit your healthcare provider, he or she must assign a...


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