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It’s mid-2011. Do you know where your ICD-10 is? You may remember the television commercials several years back that said “It’s 11:00, do you know where your children are?”  The announcement served to get parents more involved in their children’s activities.  We need to be asking a similar question of…
Three distinguished healthcare professionals have accepted invitations to become members of the ICD10monitor.com editorial board. Joining the board are Brooke Palkie, MA, RHIA, assistant professor for the Department of Healthcare Informatics and Information Management at the College of St. Scholastica (Duluth, Minn.); Patricia Trela, RHIA, director of HIM and rehabilitation…
ED. NOTE: This is the final installment in a two part series that explores the relationship between Meaningful Use and ICD-10. Linda Kloss, former CEO of AHIMA, captured the trajectory of the healthcare industry perfectly when she said: “The last decade was about information technology. The coming decade will be…
ED. NOTE: ICD-10 is the most significant coding change many of our healthcare organizations and providers will experience. Preparing for it will require different approaches for each. A series of continuing articles by Rose Dunn will address how these two entities should prepare for ICD-10.
ED. NOTE: This is the first in a two part series that explores the relationship between Meaningful Use and ICD-10. Linda Kloss, former CEO of AHIMA, may have said it best, “The last decade was about information technology. The coming decade will be about information management.”
Slowly but surely, the federal government is making its way toward the cessation of the ICD-9-CM coding system and the implementation of the new ICD-10-CM coding system. Although still two years away from implementation, the wheels of a change this big are moving, and, like all providers, laboratories need to…
(April 19, 2011)---The company that introduced the nation’s first website to help providers grapple with the federal government’s Recovery Audit Contractor program (www.RACmonitor.com) today launched ICD-10monitor.com.The site, www.icd10monitor.com, was simultaneously launched with the inaugural edition of its bi-monthly e-newsletter, “ICD10monitor E-news.” The International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification…
ED. NOTE: ICD-10 is the most significant coding change many of our healthcare organizations and providers will experience. Preparing for it will require different approaches for each. A series of upcoming articles by Rose Dunn will address how these two entities should prepare for ICD-10.