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November 18, 2009
Healthcare IT News

National Library of Medicine releases draft SNOMED CT to ICD-9-CM map

The U.S. National Library of Medicine has released a draft rules-based mapping from SNOMED Clinical Terms to the International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-...
November 05, 2009
Healthcare IT News

ICD-10 gets payers' attention

Although healthcare reform dominates the payer world, payers need to start working on a game plan for the major transition to ICD-10, industry consultants said. “The biggest mistake payers can make...
November 05, 2009
Healthcare IT News

TriZetto helps smaller health plans upgrade to new technology

Amid concern that smaller health plans don’t have access to or funding for software and services, The TriZetto Group has launched QNXT Essentials. The software and services package is designed...
October 28, 2009
Healthcare IT News

RelayHealth launches HIPAA 5010 testing program for payers

Health plans worried about the costs involved in switching to the ANSI X12 version of HIPAA 5010 compliance services now have a new testing tool at their disposal. RelayHealth, the connectivity...
October 28, 2009
Healthcare IT News

RelayHealth launches HIPAA 5010 testing program for payers

Health plans worried about the costs involved in switching to the ANSI X12 version of HIPAA 5010 compliance services now have a new testing tool at their disposal. RelayHealth, the connectivity...
October 23, 2009
Healthcare IT News

Product Spotlight: EDI clearinghouse services

Revenue cycle management tools are in for a busy year There's a lot going on in the world of clinical financial data interchange. Transitions to HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10 are on the horizon as hospitals...
October 09, 2009
Healthcare IT News

Vendor Notebook - Bronx RHIO to deploy Axolotl's Elysium Exchange suite

The Axolotl Corp., a San Jose, Calif.-based developer of health information exchange solutions, has announced that the Bronx Regional Health Information Organization (BronxRHIO) will deploy Axolotl’s...
October 07, 2009
Healthcare IT News

Aprima adopts IMO database to help physicians choose the right code

The right code can mean the difference between a properly paid medical bill and a bad-debt-inducing nightmare. With that in mind, Aprima Medical Systems has announced a partnership with Intelligent...
October 04, 2009
Healthcare IT News

IT front and center at AHIMA's 81st convention

The 81st convention and exhibition of the American Health Information Management Association officially gets down to business today with an address from Vera Rulon, president of the organization. The...
September 29, 2009
Healthcare IT News

Preparing for ICD-10

In 2013, CMS will require the use of ICD-10 for coding of diagnoses in billing/administrative transactions. The code set allows more than 155,000 different codes and permits tracking of many new...

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