health data migration
September 21, 2015

The Importance of Validating and Testing Health Data-Migration Process

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Recently a doctor in California had to treat an elderly patient who was twitching uncontrollably. The doctor assumed that the patient was suffering from epileptic seizure and was about to send him to the neurologist, but soon the twitching stopped and minutes later the old man seemed to be fine. Unsure whether to send the man to a neurologist, as he would do in case of an epileptic seizure, or to intensive care, the doctor contacted his senior for assistance. The senior took time to go through t

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outsource icd 10 coding
September 18, 2015

Why You Need to Outsource ICD-10 Coding

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The latest edition of WEDI’s survey about ICD-10 readiness is out and the results are not as promising as it expected. The report shows that vendor readiness seems to have stagnated, whereas provider readiness appears to have nosedived since the previous edition of the survey in August 2014. And all of this has made experts raise their fingers on the decision to extend the deadline by a year. As per the survey, nearly 33 percent of the providers surveyed have successfully carried out their

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ICD-10 transition
September 14, 2015

How Prepared are Healthcare Providers for ICD-10 Transition

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The realm of medical coding in the US is in for a big overhaul. Because of the recent mandate by HIPAA, healthcare providers all over the country are getting ready to implement the latest ICD-10 codes for all their billing and documentation processes. The United States is in fact one of the last countries in the global community to embrace the 10th revision of the ICD codes, which was endorsed by the World Health Organization in 1990. The ICD-10 code set replaces the ICD-9 codes, which have s

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