ICD 10 implementation and training
- January 11, 2017
It turns out the transition to ICD-10 didn't go quite as smoothly as previously thought, particularly for the small practice physicians who were most anxious about the changeover from ICD-9 on Oct. ...
- February 10, 2016
The American Health Information Management Association now has an ICD-10 code for the birth defect-causing Zika virus: A92.8. On Feb. 5, as 11 states had reported travel-associated cases of the ...
- December 09, 2015
RSNA 2015, the biggest North American healthcare tech conference, featured an international crowd and medical imaging innovation. Meanwhile, the ICD-10 transition has been smooth.
- November 30, 2015
Many were fearful of the switch from ICD-9 to ICD-10, however, it seems there have been few problems. Two industry sources explain what they're hearing on the issue.
- November 02, 2015
Cerner Corporation president Zane Burke, said the vendor is ready for the $4.3 billion DoD EHR contract. SearchHealthIT's HIT Squad discussed Burke's proclamation in this podcast.
- October 16, 2015
AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon talked about the ICD-10 transition and said information governance is needed to control the "tsunami" of information created by EHRs.
- September 30, 2015
This page will be updated throughout the day on Oct. 1 -- the ICD-10 implementation date -- to include tweets on how the coding update is going.
- September 30, 2015
At an AHIMA conference dominated by the ICD-9 to ICD-10 transition, the ecosystem of third-party vendors assisting providers with the changeover thrives.
- September 24, 2015
The ICD-9 to ICD-10 transition has been a long time coming in the U.S. This guide examines the increase in codes and what providers did to prepare.
- September 14, 2015
As the Oct. 1 ICD-10 implementation date nears, larger provider organizations appear to be ready, with testing, training and double coding complete.
- September 09, 2015
On Oct. 1, the ICD-10 release date, four states' Medicaid programs will not be converting to ICD-10 codes, according to CMS. Everyone else, however, will.
- September 01, 2015
In this HIT Squad podcast, SearchHealthIT reporters discussed the benefits and problems of ICD-10 coding as seen by experts.
- August 21, 2015
With the heat on physician practices to prepare for the impending ICD-10 implementation date, two analysts discuss how best to avoid negative outcomes.
- August 18, 2015
In this podcast, SearchHealthIT's HIT Squad talked healthcare IoT, CIO John Halamka's farm, ICD-10 opinion and Allscripts news from its user conference.
- August 14, 2015
Though it has been delayed twice already, some providers and physician organizations fear the industry isn't prepared for the coming ICD-10 deadline.
- August 13, 2015
As the Oct. 1 ICD-10 implementation date looms on the horizon, three experts question whether ICD-10 will provide value to physicians or patients.
- August 11, 2015
Jeff Smith, public policy VP of the American Medical Informatics Association said informatics pros and health IT CIOs have some common interests.
- August 04, 2015
A new poll by physician social network SERMO shows that most doctors say they are not ready for ICD-10, which goes into effect on Oct. 1, 2015.
- May 04, 2015
Albert Oriol, CIO of Rady's Children's Hospital, says the expansion of medical codes coming with ICD-10 should help produce more detailed data.
- February 13, 2015
The CEO of HL7 discusses the lack of a national patient identifier and the organization's global approach to standards development.
- September 26, 2012
Recent news on fraudulent coding – and HHS’s crackdown on fraud and abuse – along with ICD-10 turns AHIMA 2012 into a hotbed of intrigue.