WAYNE, Pa. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Precyse, the leading provider of ICD-10 education in the country, recently announced Precyse University is partnering with Contexo Media to provide a variety of ICD-10 products to help healthcare professionals prepare for the significant code set change to ICD-10 taking place October 1, 2014. These products, including ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS books, were designed with input from medical professionals from across the nation.
Thousands of healthcare professionals rely on Contexo Media's coding books to stay on top of critical updates across the fast-changing medical landscape. And now, Precyse is pleased to offer official ICD-10-CM: 2014 and ICD-10-PCS: 2014 books directly, at a significant savings.
"Through our agreement with Contexo, we are able to private-label the official ICD-10 code books and offer a significant discount because of the amount of clients utilizing Precyse University," said Thomas Ormondroyd, BS, MBA, vice president, general manager, Precyse Learning Solutions. "Precyse reaches thousands of healthcare organizations nationwide, including 14 of the 18 healthcare facilities listed in U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals Honor Roll." The Precyse University ICD-10-CM: 2014 book is for facilities interested in getting ahead of the 2014 ICD-10-CM mandatory implementation date for this new complex set of codes. It presents the data the way healthcare professional are accustomed to seeing diagnostic codes.
The ICD-10-PCS: 2014 books are a perfect complement for professionals currently using ICD-9-CM Volume 3, as it contains the latest draft of the ICD-10-PCS code set. The user-friendly format enables users to become familiar with valid code construction through the use of tables rather than code lists.
Precyse University has revolutionized healthcare education through innovation, creativity and the use of advanced technology to help healthcare professionals to prepare for the challenges of today and tomorrow. To place an order for a new ICD-10 coding book or to explore other helpful education tools, visit the Precyse University store at http://precyseuniversity.com/books.
Contexo Media, a part of the DecisionHealth information network, is an independent provider of revenue-enhancing solutions for medical practices and healthcare providers to maximize their coding, reimbursement and compliance efforts. Thousands of healthcare professionals rely on Contexo Media's coding books, software, eLearning and educational workshops to stay on top of critical updates across the fast-changing medical landscape. In addition to publishing the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Draft code sets, Contexo Media has developed a series of ICD-10-focused training tools to help prepare for the upcoming code change: advanced anatomy and physiology, documentation, a practical workbook, plain English descriptions and specialty-specific ICD-9 to ICD-10 code mapper quick reference guides. For more information go to www.contexomedia.com.
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 1,200 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