IMO releases 15 new coronavirus descriptors

On January 30, IMO released 15 new descriptors to help clinicians more accurately record diagnoses related to the 2019 novel coronavirus. Click here for the full story. For a full list of the newly-added terms, see the chart below.
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Diagnosis descriptions for 2019-nCoV
Infection due to 2019 novel coronavirus
Infection due to 2019-nCoV
Infection due to Wuhan coronavirus
Pneumonia due to 2019 novel coronavirus
Pneumonia due to 2019-nCoV
Pneumonia due to Wuhan coronavirus
Exposure to 2019 novel coronavirus
Exposure to 2019-nCoV
Exposure to Wuhan coronavirus
Real time reverse transcriptase PCR positive for 2019 novel coronavirus
Real time reverse transcriptase PCR positive for 2019-nCoV
Real time reverse transcriptase PCR positive for Wuhan coronavirus RNA
Suspected 2019 novel coronavirus infection
Suspected 2019-nCoV infection
Suspected Wuhan coronavirus infection
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At IMO, we are dedicated to powering care as you intended, through a platform that is intelligent, intuitive, and intentional. Used by more than 4,500 hospitals and 500,000 physicians daily, IMO’s clinical interface terminology (CIT) forms the foundation for healthcare enterprise needs including effective management of EHR problem lists, accurate documentation, and the mapping of over 2.4 million clinician-friendly terms across 24 different code systems.

We offer a portfolio of products that includes terminologies and value sets that are clinically vetted, always current, and maintenance-free. This aligns to provider organizations’ missions, EHR platforms’ inherent power, and the evolving vision of the healthcare industry while ensuring accurate care documentation and administrative codes. So clinicians can get back to being clinicians, health systems can get reimbursed, and patients can more easily engage in their own care. As intended.

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