PITTSBURGH and WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 82nd AHIMA Convention and Exhibit, Precyse Solutions, a leader in Health Information Management (HIM) services and technologies, and M*Modal, a pioneer of advanced Speech Understanding technology and provider of on-demand conversational documentation, announce their partnership to deliver a robust ICD-10-ready Computer Assisted Coding (CAC) engine in the release of PrecyseCode™, the most advanced health information management platform available today.
To best optimize coding operations and accelerate ICD-10 transition for hospitals and health systems nationwide, PrecyseCode capabilities have been built from the ground up to be ICD-10 compatible. As opposed to updating or reengineering a CAC solution to meet ICD-10 requirements, PrecyseCode has been specifically designed and engineered to be ICD-10 compatible. On the road to meaningful use of the Electronic Health Record (EHR), the HIM industry is challenged with integrating EHRs into the coding process. The CAC engine inherent in PrecyseCode now provides a bridge between EHR documentation, the transcription system and the healthcare provider's financial systems.
"Facilitating the transition, implementation and management of health information systems that support an effective and efficient healthcare system and maintain health data integrity is of paramount concern to Precyse and our customers," said Jeffrey Levitt, Chairman and CEO, Precyse Solutions. "In this same environment, where coding staff shortages challenge providers as they simultaneously face the most significant changes ever made to our coding structure, the quality, compliance and workflow benefits that PrecyseCode delivers are critical to overcoming these obstacles."
For the past five years, Precyse has partnered with M*Modal and integrated M*Modal's sophisticated Speech Understanding technology seamlessly i