GOSHEN, NY, February 05, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- WRS Health, a leading web-based provider of fully integrated electronic medical record and practice management solutions for medical practices, announced today it has upgraded its system to introduce preliminary functionality needed for ICD-10 coding mandates that go into effect on October 1, 2014.
"The healthcare industry is always changing and at WRS Health we make it a priority to stay on top of all regulations to ensure that our clients experience an uninterrupted workflow," said Lawrence Gordon, MD, founder and CEO of WRS Health. "Our clients can rest assured knowing that we are fully prepared for the changes associated with the ICD-10 coding mandates, and that they have the full strength of our team behind them as they experience this seamless transition."
ICD-10 coding mandates replace ICD-9 code sets and allow for expanded coding detail along with combined diagnosis codes to better define certain conditions. WRS Health has made enhancements and adjustments to its current system in preparation for ICD-10 mandates going into effect, including adding functionality that includes automatic mapping of ICD-9 to ICD-10 codes.
WRS Health encourages all clients to review all release notes and upcoming software updates and become familiar with ICD-10 coding. WRS Health will be offering a series of ICD-10 training webinars and self-guided training videos in the coming months. Announcements about these events will be distributed to clients when finalized.
WRS Health has been helping medical practices simplify their clinical and workflow processes and achieve business goals for over 10 years. The organization's web-based solutions ensure each client's success through personalized training and support, acting as an invaluable organization and human resources tool to improve the efficiency and profit of small and large medical practices in over 32 specialties.
For more information about WRS Health, visit http://www.WRSHealth.com.
About WRS Health
WRS Health, formerly Waiting Room Solutions, is the leading web-based provider of fully integrated EMR and Practice Management software solutions for over 32 medical specialties. WRS Health seamlessly integrates all of the clinical and business functions required for healthcare providers, including: Electronic Medical Records, Revenue Cycle Management, Personal Health Records, electronic prescribing (eRx), scheduling, website creation and content management, messaging, fax, order tracking, and billing — all at an affordable price. 2011 WRS Health's web-based EHR and Practice Management System V4.0 is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on January 11, 2011 by CCHIT. The 2011/2012 criteria support the Stage 1 and 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The system is also a CCHIT Certified 2011 Ambulatory EHR. WRS Health is a Surescripts Solution Provider for its web-based Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Practice Management System (PM) V4.0. The EMR and PM V4.0 is Surescripts certified for prescription routing messaging. It has been designed and built by successful medical professionals, who leveraged their expertise to help other healthcare providers with similar issues. WRS Health continues to be recognized for its cutting-edge technology. More information on WRS Health can be found at http://www.WRSHealth.com, or by calling 1-866-WRS-4EMR.
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