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Software Development Kit Available to the EMR and Practice Management Marketplace

Software Development Kit Available to the EMR and Practice Management Marketplace

July 21, 2014 – 2:06 am |

IntegraCoder’s Software Development Kit (SDK) will enable emergency medical record (EMR) and practice management developers to seamlessly integrate IntegraCoder into their specific platform. The collection of API libraries and utilities will help system developers unify …

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Codes, Delays and Risks – Oh My!

July 23, 2014 – 2:06 am |
Codes, Delays and Risks – Oh My!

We have heard time and time again about the increase in the number of ICD-10 codes compared to ICD-9 – five times the number. But despite the quantity, how is ICD-10 more valuable than its predecessor?

There is research being done now with ICD-9 data, but with the details available with a more specific code structure, that kind of research can be much more comprehensive in both study and results. Government Health IT brought this news to us in their article, “Will ICD-10 data be more valuable than ICD-9?”

Access Integrity’s M.A.I. machine-assisted indexing system and specialists in complex coding, tagging, and indexing can minimize the risk of coding errors with proper training and quality assurance. Many widely used tagging systems lack a user-friendly interface and may not implement a rigorous ANSI-compliant coding subsystem. Access Integrity’s solutions are ANSI-compliant and implement state-of-the-art technology to speed tagging and reduce errors.

Melody K. Smith

Sponsored by Access Integrity, delivering advanced technology solutions for full and complete compliant processing of medical transactions to the healthcare industry.

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EHR Benefits Are Everywhere

July 23, 2014 – 2:04 am |
EHR Benefits Are Everywhere

Healthcare technology has made its way to the federal prison system with a basic electronic health record (EHR). The Bureau of Prisons is shopping around for a new electronic health record system for federal inmates. …

Avoid Derailing

July 23, 2014 – 2:02 am |
Avoid Derailing

With the additional year to prepare for the ICD-10 transition, many organizations might be tempted to slow down the process or take a break. That isn’t a wise move when you consider all that is …

Medical Data Management Grows

July 22, 2014 – 2:06 am |
Medical Data Management Grows

ASM Research has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VistA) Clinical Application and Enterprise Core Services. VistA is the …

Keeping Up With the Changes

July 22, 2014 – 2:04 am |
Keeping Up With the Changes

On April 1 of this year, President Obama signed into law a bill that again delayed implementation of the switch from ICD-9 to ICD-10. The mandated conversion is now looking at an implementation date of …

Health Technology Advances

July 22, 2014 – 2:02 am |
Health Technology Advances

The original electronic health record (EHR) iPad app, drchrono, was ranked the top EHR for iPad by physicians in Black Book Ranking’s 2013 survey. This interesting news was found on Hispanic Business in their article, …

Continue Working Towards the Goal

July 21, 2014 – 2:04 am |
Continue Working Towards the Goal

While the ICD-10 delay may have been a relief for some, a recent survey shows that providers still have concerns over the effects of the coming implementation. The readiness of providers varies from 27% being …

Medical Data Storage

July 21, 2014 – 2:02 am |
Medical Data Storage

Medytox Solutions has acquired substantially all of the assets of Globalone Information Technologies, LLC, a company that specializes in electronic health record (EHR) solutions. Its proprietary software is web-based with medical transcription, revenue cycle management, …

Sneak Peek

July 18, 2014 – 2:06 am |
Sneak Peek

Regardless of whether you were annoyed or relieved by another delayed implementation of ICD-10, the benefit of having additional time to ensure a smooth transition can work to your favor. The expertise that is held by …

Building Trust

July 18, 2014 – 2:04 am |
Building Trust

Although the majority of patients expect hospitals to use electronic health records (EHRs), the number of patients who feel comfortable about that technology is significantly less. A recent poll surveyed a national sample of 3,687 …

Massive Undertaking

July 18, 2014 – 2:02 am |
Massive Undertaking

Making the mandatory transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 by the October 2015 deadline will likely be one of the most costly and complex changes made by the American medical community. Between software, training, potential pitfalls in reimbursement, …