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ICD-11 Goes Live

April 13, 2022 – 2:06 am |

Unlike the previous version, ICD-11 was released in February of this year to minimal fanfare. ICD10 Monitor brought this interesting topic to our attention in their article, “Early Studies Show Promise of ICD-11.”
The World Health …

ICD-11 is Released

March 14, 2022 – 2:02 am |

With much less fanfare and drama than the previous version, the World Health Organization (WHO) Eleventh Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) has now come into effect. This interesting news came to us …

Assistance in Coding

July 30, 2020 – 2:02 am |
Assistance in Coding

Computer-assisted coding is often referred to as a form of artificial intelligence (AI) or as being powered by AI. This is not true. Globe Newswire brought this interesting news to our attention in their article, “Computer-Assisted …

Health Information Management and Technology

June 1, 2020 – 2:06 am |
Health Information Management and Technology

Healthcare organizations and health information management (HIM) professionals are constantly looking for the most efficient means to manage the data while making it easily accessible. They are continuously looking for new tools and processes to make …

ICD-10 Today

May 5, 2020 – 2:02 am |
ICD-10 Today

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) code set may seem like old news. However, undoubtedly it made a tremendous impact on how documentation was handled by both physician’s office and the medical billing and coding companies. This …

Haunting Medical Codes for Halloween

October 31, 2019 – 2:04 am |
Haunting Medical Codes for Halloween

There are few fictional horror stories that can top some of the tales that come from real life emergency departments. Carving pumpkins and trick-or-treating may seem like harmless fun, but Halloween injuries send many children to …

PDPM Changes the Landscape

October 1, 2019 – 2:06 am |
PDPM Changes the Landscape

The Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is the proposed Medicare payment rule for skilled nursing facilities. It is intended to replace the current RUG-IV system with a completely new way of calculating reimbursement. Under PDPM, therapy …

Healthcare Technology Acronym Zoo

September 11, 2019 – 2:02 am |
Healthcare Technology Acronym Zoo

Health information technology (HIT) is a relatively new field in the healthcare. HIT is basically the area involving design, development, creation and use of Information systems for healthcare industry. Big Time Daily brought this news to …

ICD-11 Now Includes Physician Burnout

September 2, 2019 – 2:02 am |
ICD-11 Now Includes Physician Burnout

Burnout is now categorized as a syndrome that results from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. This is according to the World Health Organization’s International Disease Classification (ICD-11)—the official compendium of diseases. …

AI and ICD

August 21, 2019 – 2:04 am |
AI and ICD

Medical coding has gotten more challenging in the past years with new compliance the 144,000 ICD-10 codes to sort through. New technologies are being developed to assist with the new reality. Scientific Computing World brought …

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