ICD-10 implementation and training

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  • Data exchange: The coming ICD-10 onslaught

    What happens when the goal of health information exchange meets a wave of new payment coding practices? No one in the healthcare industry is quite sure yet, although most agree time is running out to prepare for the ICD-10 conversion. Meanwhile, more... 

  • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

    The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is a professional organization dedicated to helping health care professionals manage personal health information in their effort to provide quality health care to the public. 

  • ICD-10

    The International Classification of Disease tenth revision (ICD-10) is a system of coding created by the World Health Organization that notes various medical records including diseases, symptoms, abnormal findings and external causes of injury. 

  • ICD-10-PCS

    The International Classification of Disease tenth revision Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) is a system of medical classification used for procedural codes that track various health interventions taken by medical professionals. 

  • ICD-11

    The International Classification of Disease, Eleventh Revision (ICD-11) is a system of medical coding created by the World Health Organization (WHO) for documenting diseases, signs and symptoms, diagnoses and social circumstances. 

  • serious reportable event (SRE)

    A serious reportable event (SRE) is an incident involving death or serious harm to a patient resulting from a lapse or error in a healthcare facility. The National Quality Forum (NQF) coined the term to refer to "preventable, serious, and unambiguous... 

  • ICD-10-CM (International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification)

    The International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) is a revision to the ICD-9-CM system used by physicians and other health care providers to classify and code all diagnoses, symptoms and procedures record... 

  • ICD-9-CM (International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification)

    The International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) is the official system used in the United States to classify and assign codes to health conditions and related information. The use of standardized codes i... 

About ICD-10 implementation and training

Many organizations are struggling to achieve ICD-10 implementation by Oct. 1, 2013, as mandated by the federal government. Hospitals and payers alike are finding the ICD-10 transition to be a long, complicated process. Learn how to get coding staff acquainted with ICD-10 codes, find out how ICD-10 adoption will affect clinical and coding workflows and read best practices from organizations with a head start on the ICD-10 implementation process.