NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Medical Objects (IMO), the leading developer of medical terminology solutions for health records systems, announced today the release of The IMO® Terminology Browser for Android phones. Now clinicians and physicians with Android phones can search for medical billing codes with the same convenience and accuracy previously available only to iPhone users. The IMO Terminology Browser utilizes IMO's powerful interface terminology products to map everyday language to complex medical codes. This allows physicians and clinicians to capture clinical intent and code diagnoses or procedures without changing the language they would normally use. The end result is faster, more accurate coding with less physician-coder communication and fewer rejected claims.
The IMO® Terminology Browser provides the most comprehensive source of reference codes, linking to ICD-9-CM, ICD-10 (CM, CA, WHO), SNOMED CT®, MeSH, UMLS, HCPCS, and ICD-9-CM Procedure Vol III; CPT® will be added soon. Most other coding apps for mobile phones provide only ICD-9 or ICD-10 codes. All content is kept current though monthly releases.
The app is free to download with a 7-day free trial, and provides access to both IMO Problem (IT)™ and IMO Procedure (IT) databases. The IMO Problem (IT) vocabulary product relieves the burden on clinicians to remember and use the awkward and cumbersome coding language of ICD-9-CM or ICD-10-CM when documenting diagnoses. In a similar fashion, the IMO Procedure (IT) vocabulary product provides resolution in capturing the clinical intent for procedure orders, and provides standard code set maps to HCPCS, ICD-9-CM Volume 3 Procedures, and SNOMED CT® codes.
"The mobile platform enables on-demand access to IMO services, and makes integration of new mHealth technologies seamless for our customers," said Frank Naeymi-Rad, CEO and Chairman. "Expanding our technology