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2013-09-10 12:29:08

The most comprehensive ICD-10 education solution is now available to physician practices WAYNE, Pa., and ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Through its partnership with HealthStream (NASDAQ: HSTM), Precyse University, the most innovative, complete and widely adopted on-site, online and mobile ICD-10 education solution, has launched a powerful and unique ICD-10 education program for the physician office/ambulatory market. Revolutionary benefits and features include: (Logo:...

2013-09-05 23:28:44

Jvion announced the availability of the latest HIMSS podcast “ICD10 Risk Mitigation Planning”. This episode examines the risks faced by providers during the transition to ICD-10 and provides tips to help identify and address possible impacts to an organization’s bottom line. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Atlanta-based Jvion announced today the availability of the latest Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) ICD-10 podcast “ICD-10 Risk Mitigation...

MERS Cases Continue As Hajj Season Approaches In Saudi Arabia
2013-09-04 09:51:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite no new information over the past few days, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health has reported 14 new laboratory-confirmed cases of MERS-CoV to the World Health Organization (WHO) over three days, from August 28-30. Along with the eight confirmed cases reported to WHO on August 28, the Ministry reported two additional cases on August 29 and four more on August 30. The latest patients include a 59-year-old man with an...

2013-09-02 19:14:47

Gap with developing countries grows Measures taken in developed countries to reduce noncommunicable diseases – the leading causes of death globally – have improved the life expectancy of women aged 50 years and older over the last 20 to 30 years. But, according to a study that will be published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization on 2 September, the gap in life expectancy between such women in rich and poor countries is growing. The WHO study, one of a collection of...

2013-08-30 08:25:20

New Dispensers Will Enable Healthcare Facilities to More Readily Comply with World Health Organization Recommendations CHARLOTTE, N.C ., Aug. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed(®), creator of the world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene, introduced today the availability of a new dispenser that provides access to hand sanitizer in the immediate area within the patient zone. The...

Eight New Confirmed Cases Of MERS Reported In Middle East
2013-08-29 09:54:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday of an additional eight laboratory-confirmed cases of MERS coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the Middle East. Together with the latest cases, the WHO has been informed of a total of 102 lab-confirmed cases of infection, including 49 deaths. The latest cases include two men (54 and 51 years old) with underlying medical conditions from Riyadh...

2013-08-28 08:27:09

Talton's Expertise Will Help Guide Healthcare Organizations Through the ICD-10 Transition ST. LOUIS, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- National Medical Billing Services, a national healthcare revenue cycle management company that specializes in servicing ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and their affiliated surgeons, announced today the company's Senior Vice President of Coding, Angela Talton, was appointed by the Missouri Health Information Management Association (MoHIMA) as its sole...

2013-08-26 23:04:12

American Hospital Association (AHA) Central Office director of coding and classification Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, has authored the 2014 edition of the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook, which published this month. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 American Hospital Association (AHA) Central Office director of coding and classification Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, has authored the 2014 edition of the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook, which published this month. Particularly...

2013-08-26 12:25:27

October 1, 2014 is the deadline for implementing the ICD-10 coding, the first change since 2003. Are you ready for ICD 10? Are you aware of how this transition will impact your practice? DURHAM, NC, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to the U.S Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS), the U.S health care system is all set to adopt ICD 10 codes on October 1, 2014. This transition to ICD 10 is likely to impact almost every part of healthcare, right from the providers to...

2013-08-20 23:27:42

Florida-based Health First recently completely their initial ICD-10 financial risk assessment using Jvion’s RevCore solution. This large, Central Florida system identified potential areas of financial and operational losses across their four inpatient facilities, multiple outpatient practices, and payer segments using the advanced capabilities delivered through Jvion’s software. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Health First, the largest and leading healthcare system in Central...


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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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