ICD-9’s Final Bow—The Full List

On October 1, 2011, ICD-9-CM will get its last close- up. That date marks the final regular update for the veteran code set. In 2012 ICD-9-CM will receive only limited updates to capture new technologies and diseases. Starting October 1, 2013, it will be relegated to bit parts. The healthcare industry will have a new star on that day: ICD-10-CM/PCS. The US has been using ICD-9-CM since 1979. This month in print, the Journal...

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2011 Software and Health IT Guide

Published in the September Journal, the 2011 Software and Health IT Guide is a special advertising section that promotes health IT software, products, and services.

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September 2011

Last year 82 community colleges launched health IT training programs in a hurry. After a slow and sometimes bumpy start, the programs are picking up steam and the students are graduating. Now comes the next test: are the jobs out there?

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