Integrated 3M solution converts healthcare systems to ICD-10

Oct. 1, 2010

Coding

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Sept. 13 (BUSINESS WIRE) — 3M Health Information Systems has released the 3M ICD-10 Code Translation Tool, now fully integrated with 3M's medical vocabulary server, the 3M Healthcare Data Dictionary, to provide a single-source solution for translating and converting ICD-9 based applications to ICD-10. The ICD-10 national coding standard is scheduled to be implemented on October 1, 2013 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

“Beginning the transition process now allows facilities to take strategic advantage of ICD-10's potential for in-depth analysis of disease patterns and treatment outcomes, streamlined and accurate reimbursement and overall healthcare quality improvement efforts,” says Ray Terrill, senior vice president for 3M Health Information Systems. More information: www.3Mhis.com/i10tool.

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