WAYNE, Pa. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Availity, one of the nation's largest health care information networks, has partnered with Precyse/HealthStream to offer its clients a powerful and unique ICD-10 education program for the physician office/ambulatory market. Precyse and HealthStream have teamed together to offer a unique and comprehensive ICD-10 education solution that is delivered exclusively through HealthStream's workforce development platform. Availity's physician office/ambulatory facility customers will join the more than 1.2 million learners already using the Precyse University ICD-10 solution powered by HealthStream's workforce development platform, which includes:
- A single solution for all ICD-10 education needs within a practice or clinic;
- Diversified education providing each impacted population with the specific tools and training needed to be successful in ICD-10;
- Myriad of advanced courseware, applications and tools to make education more practical, accessible and relevant to physicians' concerns, needs and time constraints; and
- Exclusive access to Precyse University's expansive, one-of-a-kind ICD-10 education program.
"Now more than ever, it is critical to stay vigilant and continue to focus on training and developing coders, CDI specialists and others who will use the data and convert it into meaningful information," said Jeff Chester, senior vice president and chief revenue for Availity. "We see Precyse University as a way to ease the training burden on our providers and shorten the learning curve as they move from ICD-9 to ICD-10," said Chester.
Precyse and HealthStream have partnered to offer a one-stop solution for all of the ICD-10 education needs within physician practices, clinics, and other ambulatory settings. With Precyse's innovative ICD-10 education programs and HealthStream's market leading platform for workforce development, healthcare providers have made the ICD-10 solution from Precyse and HealthStream the healthcare industry's top choice.
"The Precyse University ICD-10 Physician Office Solution is built to fully prepare physicians and all members of their offices and/or clinics for ICD-10," explains Chris Powell, president of Precyse. "In this challenging time, it is critical to stay vigilant and continue to focus on training and developing physicians and others who will use the data and convert it into meaningful information."
Unlike its competitors, the Precyse University solution is fully built and tested with more than 200 courses, applications and tools specifically for physicians' needs. In addition, most courses are mobile-ready for use on a computer, iPad® or mobile device to make education available anywhere and at any time. Innovative tools and resources such as video games, labs, simulators and animations are available as well.
To learn more or purchase the Precyse University ICD-10 Physician Office solution, visit www.precyseuniversity.com/physician.
Precyse provides industry-leading expert services and comprehensive technologies that empower healthcare organizations to most effectively and efficiently capture, organize, secure and analyze clinical data and transform it into actionable information, supporting the delivery of quality patient care and optimizing operating performance. Precyse has enabled nearly 5,000 hospitals and health systems nationwide to improve efficiency and deliver tangible outcomes for more than a decade. With products ranging from an integrated transcription and coding platform with advanced speech recognition, expert workflow technologies and Natural Language Processing to HIM consulting and services, Precyse's flexible software can be delivered standalone or complemented by a professional staff of more than 1,200 experts. Now more than ever, hospitals and health systems are challenged to achieve meaningful use of the legal health record. Hospitals across the country choose Precyse as their partner to achieve this goal. To learn more, visit www.precyse.com.
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Availity delivers revenue cycle and related business solutions for health care professionals who want to build healthy, thriving organizations. Availity has the powerful tools, actionable insights and expansive network reach that medical businesses need to get an edge in an industry constantly redefined by change. For more information, including an online demonstration, please visit www.availity.com or call 1.800.AVAILITY (282.4548).
HealthStream (NASDAQ: HSTM) is dedicated to improving patient outcomes through the development of healthcare organizations' greatest asset: their people. Our unified suite of software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions is used by, collectively, approximately 3.7 million healthcare employees in the U.S. for workforce development, training & learning management, talent management, performance assessment, and managing simulation-based education programs. Our research solutions provide valuable insight to healthcare providers to meet HCAHPS requirements, improve the patient experience, engage their workforce, and enhance physician alignment. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, HealthStream has additional offices in Laurel, Maryland, Brentwood, Tennessee, Pensacola, Florida, and Jericho, New York. For more information, visit http://www.healthstream.com or call 800-933-9293.
Audra Murphy, Precyse