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Interview Podcast: ICD-10 Best Practices with Connie Tohara Vol. 1

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Connie Tohara, Director of Health Information at U. of Utah Hospital

 

Connie Tohara, Director of Health Information at U. of Utah Hospital

October 1, 2013 is less than 2 years away leaving healthcare providers faced with the daunting task of making the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10. Many organizations have already started to prepare for the implementation while the majority have not begun any preparations until the deadlines looms closer.  HIT Consultant recently spoke with Connie Tohara, Director of Health Information at University of Utah Hospital and Karen Ferrell, Director, Computer-Assisted Physician Documentation (CAPD) Solutions Marketing, Nuance Healthcare to share their thoughts on ICD-10 best practices. Also highlighted is the pilot project between 3M and Nuance Healthcare at University of Utah to utilize technology to provide more specificity and details for documentation.

Key highlights of the first volume of this two part podcast series include:

  • Role of Transcription
  • Correlation between Transcription and Coding
  • Pilot project between 3M and Nuance Healthcare
  • Overview & Benefits of Computer Assisted Coding & Computer Assisted Physician Documentation

 

LISTEN NOW USING THE PLAYER BELOW OR CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PODCAST

 

Volume 2 of this podcast will be posted next Monday, January 23rd.


 

 

   

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