As the threat of COVID-19 continues to grow, so too does the urgent need for health IT solutions, like updated coding and terminology and telehealth services. To learn more about how the coronavirus pandemic is shaping the health IT space, IMO asked experts throughout the field to share their thoughts in our latest insight brief.
The pandemic has put a pause on some of summertime’s most beloved activities, but when it comes to health and safety, the season still has its hazards. As you head out to enjoy the warm weather, have fun, be careful, and keep the following ICD-10-CM codes in mind. You know what they say about an ounce of prevention…
Every set of standardized clinical terminology has routine adjustments and updates. For some, there are annual revisions and for others, changes happen multiple times a year. Then, there are the medical coding terms that need to be added off-cycle. Having trouble keeping up? We’re here to help.
When it comes to medical coding terms, there’s a lot to keep track of and a lot to keep straight. From CPT terms, to LOINC to ICD-10-CM codes, it’s hard to overstate the importance of normalization solutions that can unify, clean, and organize clinical terminology.
The transition from paper charts to electronic health records hasn’t been easy, but there’s no denying the power and potential of the EHR. Andrew S. Kanter, MD, and Steven Rube, MD, reflect on the early days of the technology and what the future holds for patients and providers.
Reimbursements, population health, long-term outcomes – the value-based care model is changing how many health systems around the country think about these concepts. It’s a lot to manage, and it takes thoughtful planning to do it right. Get a jump start on designing your strategies with our latest eBook, Managing the financials of population health: Challenges and solutions.
Need a brief refresher on the basics of the ICD-10-CM classification system and how it works? We’ve got you covered. Take a few minutes to brush up on the international guide with our ICD-10-CM 101 guide.
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.