Rhode Island Hospital Trains Coders with Barry Libman Inc.’s ICD-10-Transition CourseAround 80 coders getting comprehensive ICD-10 training
BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – June 19, 2012 – Rhode Island Hospital has become a distributor of Barry Libman Inc.’s online course for preparing medical record coders for transition to ICD-10-CM and -PCS. Rhode Island Hospital is the dominant hospital in the Lifespan Network, which also includes The Merriam Hospital, Bradley Hospital, Newport Hospital, and Hasbro Children’s Hospital.
So far, Rhode Island Hospital has distributed the course – titled Anatomy & Physiology for Coders – to a large number of coders, currently around 80.
Rhode Island Hospital is a national leader in research and a major teaching hospital. It provides a host of services, including emergency medicine, dental care, cardiac care, rehabilitation, surgery, and transplants.
Rhode Island Hospital has received high performance rankings in several categories by US News & World Report, and was recognized in 2011 as one of the nation’s highest grossing hospitals, according to CMS cost report data analyzed by American Hospital Directory. It was the world’s first hospital to offer the Body Tom CT scanner, a ground- breaking technology used in the surgical treatment of patients with neurological and spinal disorders.
Anatomy & Physiology for Coders is formatted to provide students a smooth transition to ICD-10. As a 12-week course, students finish in a reasonable amount of time. Being online, students can access the course anytime. Along with providing a comprehensive review of the major body systems and other important features, course-enhancing material such as multi-media videos, interactive educational games, and full-color anatomical drawings are included.
Anatomy & Physiology for Coders 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).
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ABOUT RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL
Founded in 1863, Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, RI, is a private, not-for-profit hospital and is the largest teaching hospital of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. It is the major trauma center for southeastern New England. The hospital is dedicated to being on the cutting edge of medicine and research and many of its physicians are recognized as leaders in their respective fields. Rhode Island Hospital receives nearly $50 million each year in external research funding. It is home to Hasbro Children’s Hospital, the state’s only facility dedicated to pediatric care, which is ranked among the top 30 children’s hospitals in the country by Parents magazine. Rhode Island Hospital is a founding member of the Lifespan health system.
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.