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2014-03-25 23:35:08

As we move well into 2014, there are some upcoming mandates that could greatly impact your medical organizations collections: ICD-10 and EMR. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 As we move well into 2014, there are some upcoming mandates that could greatly impact your medical organizations collections: ICD-10 and EMR. In October of 2014, the method for healthcare providers reporting diseases will be changed for ICD-9 to ICD10. This will be the largest change to the healthcare industry in...

2014-03-25 23:32:07

Work to address ICD-10’s financial impact has focused primarily on inpatient settings leaving gaps in risk related to professional fee reimbursements. Jvion—the leader in ICD-10 analytics—recently released guidance on the importance of understanding and addressing ICD-10’s potential repercussions for this significant and critical portion of provider revenues. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 With the ICD-10 compliance deadline looming, many providers are kicking their programs...

WHO Pegs Air Pollution As Top Environmental Hazard, Resulting In Millions Of Deaths Annually
2014-03-25 10:34:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to new information released from the World Health Organization (WHO), air pollution is currently the No. 1 environmental hazard around the world – causing around 7 million deaths in 2012. The new WHO estimates on air pollution are driven by a greater understanding of the diseases brought on by both indoor and outdoor air pollution and a better evaluation of human contact with air pollutants via improved measurement capacity...

World Water Day Highlights Relationship Between Water And Energy
2014-03-21 08:39:35

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It’s the United Nations’ annual World Water Day and this year’s theme is the relationships between water and energy, with the UN predicting that the global population will need at least 40 percent more water and 50 percent more energy by 2030. "Water and energy are among the world's most pre-eminent challenges. This year's focus of World Water Day brings these issues to the attention of the world," said Michel Jarraud,...

2014-03-20 23:03:06

Dr. Kwonjune Justin Seung, Medical Director of the Eugene Bell Foundation, has joined the Core Group of the Global Drug-resistant Tuberculosis Initiative of the World Health Organization. Washington. DC (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The Eugene Bell Foundation’s Medical Director, Dr. Kwonjune Justin Seung has been appointed to the World Health Organization’s newly formed Core Group of the Global Drug-resistant Tuberculosis Initiative (GDI). GDI’s mission is to combat multidrug-resistant...

2014-03-18 08:33:33

New Contract Reflects Successful Strategy to Diversify Customer Base ROCKVILLE, Md., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The EMMES Corporation today announced that it has been awarded an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to become part of a clinical studies network established by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to perform studies needed to develop medical countermeasures against agents of bioterrorism, pandemic influenza, and other...

2014-03-13 08:29:49

Premier health information connectivity and management solutions company offers providers comprehensive ICD-10 training WAYNE, Pa., and ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ZirMed®, a leading health information connectivity and management solutions company, has partnered with Precyse/HealthStream to offer its clients a powerful and unique ICD-10 education program for the physician office/ambulatory market. Precyse and HealthStream have teamed together to offer a unique and...

2014-03-11 23:31:35

New partnership to accelerate health care data quality across the health care continuum. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Care Communications, Inc. a recognized leader in data quality services and Records One, developer of the advanced v6 Platform that includes v6 CACDIS for computer-assisted coding (CAC) and clinical documentation improvement (CDI), today announced a new partnership to bring together Care Communications’ comprehensive data quality services capabilities and depth of...

2014-03-07 12:25:38

DUBLIN, Mar. 07, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/93t7dx/europe_ophthalmic ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International European Ophthalmic Surgical Procedure Volumes" directory to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) 'Europe Ophthalmic Procedures Volumes 2013' includes procedure numbers available as a dataset and coded into a unique ICD9 nomenclature. This report...

Sugar Intake Should Be Cut In Half
2014-03-05 14:05:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending that people cut their sugar intake in half in order to combat the obesity epidemic. WHO’s 2002 recommendation stated that sugars should make up less than 10 percent of total energy intake per day. However, the latest recommendations by the organization says that sugars should be less than 5 percent of total energy intake, or about six teaspoons. “Much of the sugars consumed...


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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
2012-06-04 20:04:03

The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is a public health journal established in 1947 and published monthly by the World Health Organization (WHO). The editor-in-chief is Adetokunbo O. Lucas. The journal aims to offer publish health policy and practice guidance based on the best evidence available, while encouraging closer links between scientific investigation and the art of helping populations to lead healthier lives. Articles are published in English and abstracts are available...

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