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Nationally Ranked Lahey Clinic Offers Medical Coders Course

Lahey to provide Barry Libman Inc.’s A&P training to its coders
Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

BEFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – February 23, 2012 – Lahey Clinic, one of the nation’s most prestigious hospitals, is the newest medical institution set to distribute Barry Libman Inc.’s increasingly popular medical coders course. Lahey Clinic is using the course to train coders at its hospital.

The course, Anatomy & Physiology for Coders, equips medical coders for transition to ICD-10-CM and –PCS. The course runs 12 weeks and is accessible online 24/7.

Course topics range from everything to common diseases and disorders, common laboratory tests, and frequently prescribed drugs. Moreover, the major body systems are reviewed thoroughly.

Lahey Clinic is one of the largest and most recognized organizations to join Barry Libman Inc.’s list of clients for its Anatomy and Physiology training program.  U. S. News and World Report has ranked the hospital nationally in three specialties, and also found the clinic performing highly in nine specialties. In addition, Lahey Clinic was the only Boston-area hospital for 2012 to be ranked a top cardiovascular hospital by Thomson Reuters.

On offering Anatomy & Physiology for Coders, Lori Jayne, RHIA, Privacy Officer and Health Information Management Director for Lahey Clinic, said, “The course resonates with Lahey Clinic’s mission to advance healthcare through the education of all staff members. Medical coders play a crucial role in healthcare services Lahey Clinic is committed to providing the tools necessary to help them excel in their important work.”

Lahey Clinic, a nonprofit group practice, is a physician-led organization with nearly 450 physicians. The hospital has physicians from virtually every medical specialty, who cooperate to develop personalized treatment plans for each patient.

Lahey Clinic is also a teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine, and has residency and fellowship programs for more than 130 new physicians in multiple subspecialties.  Teaching assignments are held by many of its physicians at Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine

Anatomy & Physiology for Coders uses Donald Rizzo’s Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology as its textbook. In addition, the course uses lesson notes, interactive educational games, multi-media videos, and full-color anatomical drawings to maximize student engagement. To help students master the material, weekly assessments and multiple quizzes are given.

The courseis approved for 24 continuing education units (CEUs) by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and 12 continuing education units (CEUs) by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

To learn more about Barry Libman’s Anatomy and Physiology Course for Coders, visit

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Lahey Clinic is a physician-led, nonprofit group practice. Nearly 450 physicians and more than 4,000 nurses, therapists and other support staff work together to provide compassionate care and superior patient outcomes. The Clinic's multidisciplinary approach allows patients’ access to preeminent physicians from virtually every medical specialty, who cooperate to develop personalized treatment plans for each patient.

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.