WAYNE, Pa. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Precyse University, the most innovative, complete and widely adopted on-site, online and mobile ICD-10 education solution, available exclusively through HealthStream, today announced a partnership with athenahealth, Inc. as part of athenahealth's More Disruption Please (MDP) program. Together, the companies will work to link athenahealth's growing network of more than 50,000 health care providers with the capabilities of Precyse University so they can more efficiently prepare their staffs for the transition to ICD-10 in October 2014. The Precyse/HealthStream solution for ICD-10 education is now used by approximately 1.2 million learners in health care organizations.
"Precyse University delivers a powerful tool for physician practices," said Thomas Ormondroyd, Vice President and General Manager of Precyse Learning Solutions. "Although ICD-10 seems daunting and burdensome, it actually offers tremendous opportunity to optimize reimbursement, minimize denials and appeals and improve clinical care through more valuable and detailed data. Our solutions are designed to ease the change to ICD-10 and have physicians and their staffs ready for its arrival."
athenahealth is a cloud-based services company on a mission to build an information backbone to help make health care work as it should. Through the MDP program, athenahealth is accelerating the introduction of high-value innovation via the cloud, providing new services to help providers thrive in the face of industry change and pressure. MDP partners with innovators, entrepreneurs, companies, investors, and individuals—those who are passionate about overthrowing established approaches in health care that simply aren't working, aren't good enough, or aren't advancing the industry. Unlike other health care startup incubators, MDP invites qualified companies like Precyse to gain access to the more than 50,000 providers that are already plugged into athenahealth's cloud-based network.
To learn more about MDP and partnership opportunities please visit www.athenahealth.com/disruption.
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 4,000 healthcare facilities 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 stand-alone or complemented by a professional staff of more than 1,300 experts. Now more than ever, hospitals and health systems are challenged to achieve meaningful use of the legal health record. Precyse is the partner hospitals across the country choose to achieve this goal. To learn more, visit www.precyse.com.
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Audra Murphy, Precyse