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NYHIMA Becomes a Affiliate Partner for ICD-10 Readiness Course

Anatomy & Physiology for Medical Coders
Monday, December 17th, 2012

BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – December 17, 2012 – New York Health Information Management Association (NYHIMA) signed a course affiliate partner agreement to offer Barry Libman Inc.’s Anatomy & Physiology for Coders course to its’ members.

A non-profit organization, NYHIMA is a component state association of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).   NYHIMA’s members’ consists of Health Information Management professionals employed in hospitals and other health care settings throughout New York State.

“The transition to ICD-10 is anticipated to improve the capture of healthcare information and bring the healthcare system in the United States in step with coding systems worldwide.  Proper preparation will allow healthcare organizations to move beyond compliance to achieve a competitive advantage.   NYHIMA believes that offering Barry Libman Inc.’s Anatomy & Physiology for Coders course through their affiliate program demonstrates an effective and innovative approach to professional development, and is one of many training options we are offering our members to be ready for ICD-10 implementation.” states Vinnie Martiniano, NYHIMA Training & Education Coordinator.

Barry Libman Inc.’s Anatomy & Physiology for Coders affiliate program provides partners with everything necessary to promote this course to their members.  When a member signs up for the course, they will receive a discount when logging into Barry Libman Inc.’s course.  NYHIMA can use the program to develop an ancillary revenue stream andaugment existing on-premise seminars, webinars and audio training programs.

The Anatomy & Physiology for Coders was developed to educate medical coders preparing for transition to ICD-10-CM and -PCS. The 12-week course provides a comprehensive and complete review of the major body systems, as well as coverage of common diseases and disorders, frequently prescribed drugs, and common laboratory tests.

The course uses the textbook and supplemental CD, Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology by Donald Rizzo. Also included are lesson notes, multi-media videos, interactive educational games, and full-color anatomical drawings to amplify course content. Multiple quizzes and comprehensive weekly assessments assure mastery of the material.

As an online course, students can access Anatomy & Physiology for Coders 24/7.

The course has received prior approval for 24 continuing education units (CEUs) from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and 6 continuing education units (CEUs) from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

For more about the affiliate program, visit
http://www.barrylibmaninc.com/training-education/affiliate-program/

ABOUT NYHIMA

Since 1935, NYHIMA has been dedicated to promoting the professional excellence of its members through education, advocacy, and alliances, thereby ensuring quality health information to benefit the public, the health consumer, providers, and other users of clinical data. NYHIMA is a non-profit organization whose membership consists of Health Information Management professionals employed in hospitals and other health care settings throughout New York State. Our members possess training in the principles of health information management and are certified and/or registered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).


About Barry Libman Inc.

Barry Libman Inc. provides medical record coding, audit, and educational services to the Health Information Management departments of healthcare institutions.   Barry Libman Inc. offers the right-mix of online and classroom education to ensure that the HIM professional is prepared to handle changes in the medical record coding systems and the transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS.
http://www.barrylibmaninc.com

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