Things change rapidly in a pandemic, and all sectors of the medical community are working tirelessly to help manage the spread of the novel coronavirus. With coding systems frequently updating their COVID-19 terms and guidelines, IMO is striving to make sure our clients have the documentation tools they need when they need them with a special off-cycle update to both our terminology and insights offerings.
Need a brief refresher on the basics of what SNOMED CT codes are and how they work? We’ve got you covered. Take a few minutes to brush up on the coding system with our SNOMED CT 101 guide.
When the medical community encountered the Zika virus outbreak in 2015, IMO was ready to help with new terminology to document the disease. We learned some lessons in that situation – ones that are helping guide our response to the current novel coronavirus pandemic. IMO VP of Global Clinical Services, Steven Rube, MD, explains our past and current responses to these crises, and talks about how what we learned in 2015 is informing our efforts now.
In order for health information systems to become more valuable to providers, they must evolve to transform and package data in a way that serves the clinician at the point of care, for the problem they’re trying to solve.
As IMO expands into the insights space – helping providers to extract greater value from EHR data – the importance of our robust clinical interface terminology solutions has come into even sharper focus. Since terminology is the foundation of all that we do, we asked Vidhya Sivakumaran, our Director of Content Delivery, to take us back to the basics and explain how we build medical coding software – and why the process is integral to your EHR experience.
IMO’s Chief Medical Officer, Andrew Kanter, MD, MPH explores how technology can help healthcare systems to optimize performance, while combatting physician burnout and re-engaging clinicians for success.
Leveraging health information technology (HIT) to improve the physician experience is key to achieving the Quadruple Aim. IMO’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Andrew Kanter, discusses this important objective in his latest white paper.
Our new content update adds robust terminology for diagnoses related to the international public health emergency surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, allowing providers to easily and accurately document the disease in affected patients.