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Most Health Care Records Are Now Electronic

Most Health Care Records Are Now Electronic

An ever-expanding amount of the nation’s medical records — millions of prescriptions, medical reports and appointment reminders — are now computerized and part of an ambitious electronic medical records program, the Obama administration reports. Since the start of a 2011 program in which the government helps finance new health records systems, doctors or their assistants have filled more than 190… Read more →

Top 6 Benefits of Integrating ICD-10 Codes

Top 6 Benefits of Integrating ICD-10 Codes

The transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 codes in October 2014 goes hand in hand with the goal of healthcare reform to improve quality and decrease the cost of care. With more than 171,000 codes as compared to just 17,849 in ICD-9, ICD-10 will provide a much more accurate method of quantifying the level of care. The transition will have a… Read more →

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