International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes including analyzing the general health situation of population groups. It is used to monitor the incidence and prevalence of diseases and other health problems, proving a picture of the general health situation of countries and populations.
ICD is used by physicians, nurses, other providers, researchers, health information managers and coders, health information technology workers, policy-makers, insurers and patient organizations to classify diseases and other health problems recorded on many types of health and vital records, including death certificates and health records. In addition to enabling the storage and retrieval of diagnostic information for clinical, epidemiological and quality purposes, these records also provide the basis for the compilation of national mortality and morbidity statistics by who Member States. Finally, ICD is used for reimbursement and resource allocation decision-making by countries.
ICD-10 was endorsed by the Forty-third World Health Assembly in May 1990 and came into use in who Member States as from 1994.
8kmiles Healthcare provides the following services in the ICD-10 space.
- Strategy development
- Project blueprint
- Project plan
- Project Management including initiation, execution and closure
- Resource planning
- Risk Management
- Revenue Cycle optimization
- Overall process improvement
- Maintenance and support