medical coding

‘Codeman’ seeks to improve documentation and coding

Codeman, a superhero well known in the 1970s, has come out of retirement and accepted an important position at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) for the remainder of the fiscal year.

VUMC completes transition to new ICD-10 system

After months transitioning clinics across Vanderbilt University Medical Center and training clinicians and staff, the move to the new medical coding and reporting system is complete.

Move to new ICD-10 medical coding system progressing

A team of Vanderbilt University Medical Center project managers has been working in recent months to train staff and transition clinics to a new medical coding and reporting system set to go into effect later this year.

Effort to enhance documentation, coding gains focus

Documentation in the health care world is the fundamental communication method for clinicians in regard to their patients’ care.

Medical coding system upgrade nearing rollout

To get a sense of how big a change it will be when a new medical coding and reporting system goes into effect later this year, consider this: The current system contains more than 14,000 codes for unique medical diagnoses. The new one has more than 68,000.