Tag Archives: ICD-10

Implementing A New Code System: Don’t Panic!

The implementation of the new ICD-10 codes to replace the ancient ICD-9 codes for procedures and diagnosis is required by Oct. 1, 2013. That means that all reimbursements on Sept. 30 have to be in ICD-9 coding and at midnight … Continue reading

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HIMSS2011: what’s keeping the CIO awake at night?

There are many new requirements that cause sleepless nights for a hospital CIO. The first one is obviously the requirement to implement electronic health records in a meaningful manner. This is not as easy as it sounds, as there are … Continue reading

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