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2014-05-12 23:02:09

The 2014 ICD-10­CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook, an expert resource for coder training, is now available in an eBook format. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The 2014 ICD-10­CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook, an expert resource for coder training, is now available in an eBook format. The Handbook is designed to help train coders to improve their coding accuracy and make the transition from ICD-9 coding to ICD-10 coding easier to understand and execute. The Handbook is written...

2014-05-11 23:00:26

Transparency Market Research report added "Outage Management System (OMS) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/outage-management-system.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 OMS is a tool for identifying and improving the efficiency of restoration and communication with customers. OMS integrates with systems such as Supervisory Control...

2014-05-07 08:34:05

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The government of Equatorial Guinea has reached a 75% reduction in maternal mortality, reaching its UN Millennium Development Goals (MDG) target a full two years before the end of 2015, the deadline set by the UN, said a recent report from the World Health Organization (WHO). The report said, "Sub-Saharan Africa is still the riskiest region in the world for dying of complications in pregnancy and childbirth."...

2014-05-06 23:17:51

Career Step will be exhibiting at the 7th Annual Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) Conference in Las Vegas held May 7-9 with information on its ICD-10 readiness training for CDI specialists and physicians. Provo, Utah (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, will be exhibiting at the 7th Annual Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) Conference in Las Vegas...

2014-05-05 23:10:58

WetKeys Washable Keyboards launches a waterproof computer keyboard cleaning guide providing suggestions on how to properly clean and sanitize computer input devices to help stop the spread of drug-resistant germs and cross-contamination leading to Health Care Acquired Infections (HCAIs). The release of the keyboard cleaning guide coincides with the World Health Organization’s global campaign, “SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands”. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 In support of the World...

2014-05-05 23:10:41

The iDocuMint solution bridges the gaps between what physicians document, and coders need to code. It also offers an easy to use ICD-9 favorites list that provides a simple list of ICD-10 required components for Physician education. VitalWare will be demonstrating the solution at ACDIS in Booth 129 in Las Vegas on May 7-9, 2014. Yakima, Washington (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 VitalWare™, the leader in healthcare intelligence for ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding, today announced a new web site,...

2014-05-02 16:24:52

CAMPAIGN TO ELIMINATE BLINDNESS TARGETS WOMEN AS DRIVING FORCE NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout the world, untreated cataracts are the leading cause of blindness, making up 51% of all cases. Approximately 22 million people are bilaterally blind due to cataracts - with women and young girls bearing two-thirds of this terrible burden. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130403/DC88441LOGO According to the World Health Organization (WHO), population-based...

2014-05-02 16:24:15

Regional and National Healthcare Leaders to Discuss Best Practices for Increasing Patient Safety CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: The upcoming Georgia Association for Healthcare Quality (GAHQ) Patient Safety Summit aims to continually improve the quality of healthcare in Georgia by providing and supporting a strong education and networking process for members. The GAHQ is the state affiliate of the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). Experts will come...

2014-05-01 12:31:49

WHO raises role of hand hygiene in combatting hospital associated infections and antimicrobial resistance AKRON, Ohio, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization (WHO) annually marks May 5 with its SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign. GOJO Industries, a leader in hand hygiene and skin health and inventors of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, is a strong supporter of this campaign and works with the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness and enlist hospitals across...

2014-04-30 23:24:37

With the passage of the “doc fix” bill H.R.4302 on March 31, 2014 which pushed the ICD-10 compliance date out to at least October 2015, providers are scrambling to re-plan and refocus their ICD-10 programs. In their latest whitepaper “Practicality in Uncertainty: What it really takes to navigate the ICD-10 delay” Jvion provides real guidance on how to right-size current programs and get the “ICD-10 problem” under control. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Jvion, the leader in...


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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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