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Health Language Announces Free Webinar on ICD-10 Remediation

ICD-10 Readiness Checklist:  A core set of activities to ensure a more successfull transition in October.
Complimentary Webinar Seminar, May 5, 2015, 2 PM ET / 10 AM PT.  To register, click here.

The ICD-10 transition presents a significant challenge for healthcare organizations. With little time left before October 2015, it's critical to minimize financial impact, prioritize your resources to maintain coding accuracy, improve clinical documentation, increase coder productivity, and help physicians and your organization adapt to the increased specificity of ICD-10.

Key Learning Objectives

  • Mitigate your financial risks by identifying high-frequency, high-cost DRG shifts by providers, institutions, payers, service lines, and specialties that could cause revenue erosion. 
  • Remediate your clinical and IT systems and ensure that your quality and utilization measures, longitudinal analytics, and reports are geared up to support both ICD-9 and ICD-10 data. 
  • Provide a list of activities you can perform after October to ensure your plan covers your physicians, coders, and any outstanding financial risks to revisit with your providers or payers. 

Presenters

Brian Levy, MD - Vice President, Global Clinical Operations

Dr. Brian Levy is Vice President of Global Clinical Operations with Health Language, part of Wolters Kluwer Health. He has 20+ years of experience in medical informatics, with particular expertise in development of terminologies, clinical content, and the use of the internet by patients and physicians to improve care delivery.  

April Yoder - Vice President, Health Lanugage Professional Services 

April Yoder is Vice President of Health Language Professional Services, part of Wolters Kluwer Health.  Her team provides solutions and expertise in helping clients manage terminology, establish data governance, and create a source of terminology truth.  The Professional Services offerings at Health Language support a variety of business challenges, including Data Normalization, Content Standardization, MU, and Clinical Quality Measures, as well as the ICD-10 transition.

About Wolters Kluwer

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