News | March 4, 2013

Precyse And HealthStream Showcase Comprehensive ICD-10 Education Program At HIMSS 2013


Nearly 3,000 healthcare organizations nationwide are using Precyse University to prepare for ICD-10

Wayne, PA and Alpharetta, GA /PRNewswire/ - Precyse, a leader in health information management (HIM) technologies and services, will showcase its comprehensive ICD-10 Education Solution at the HIMSS 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition March 3-7 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans (Booth #4369). Visitors to the Precyse booth will have the opportunity to get more information about Precyse University, the most innovative and complete on-site, online and mobile healthcare education solution that is designed to prepare coders, physicians, nurses, case managers, administrative staff and all other impacted populations for the transition to ICD-10. The Precyse University ICD-10 Solution is made available through Precyse's partner, HealthStream (NASDAQ: HSTM), via its market-leading platform and, specifically, through its HealthStream Learning Center™ application. Representatives from Precyse and HealthStream will provide solution demonstrations of Precyse University and its innovative applications, arcade and simulators during HIMSS.

"Healthcare organizations nationwide are discovering the benefits of Precyse University, and the number of facilities that use Precyse University for ICD-10 has grown from 1,000 to nearly 3,000, educating more than 750,000 learners in the past year," said Thomas Ormondroyd , Vice President and General Manager of Precyse Learning Solutions. Precyse was also recognized in the recent KLAS report, "ICD-10 Consulting: Roadmap to a Successful Transition," as the "only firm in this report to receive 100% positive comments from their clients about their ICD-10 services."1

As a sponsor of the HIMSS ICD-10 Knowledge Center, Precyse will give a presentation titled "Unlocking Enterprise-wide ICD-10 Success," which will provide more guidance on ICD-10 training and education. This will be held Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at11:15 a.m. in Booth #4351.

"Precyse has helped us identify the different levels and types of education needed for our entire staff, including our clinicians and doctors, helping us to understand the full breath of impact and to plan accordingly," said Sonia Trepnia, ICD-10 Program Manager, Duke University Health System. "Our staff needed ICD-10 education that was easily accessible."

Other Precyse Highlights at HIMSS 2013

  • Sponsorships – Precyse is once again a Gold Sponsor of HIMSS and will also sponsor the HIMSS ICD-10 Symposium and the HIMSS ICD-10 Knowledge Center.
  • PrecyseCode™ and precyseCDI™ – Precyse will showcase precyseCode and precyseCDI, the only single, integrated platform enabling both inpatient and outpatient coding and CDI.
  • New HIM Innovation Community White Paper – Precyse will provide copies of "Health Information Management in 2016: Guiding Principles and a Governance Framework for a Digital Age," the newest white paper released by the thought-leadership group made up of representatives from more than 30 top healthcare institutions.

About HealthStream
HealthStream (NASDAQ: HSTM) is dedicated to improving patient outcomes through the development of healthcare organizations' greatest asset: their people. Our unified suite of software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions are used by, collectively, approximately three million healthcare employees in the U.S. for training & learning management, talent management, performance assessment, and managing simulation-based education programs. Our research solutions provide valuable insight to healthcare providers to meet HCAHPS requirements, engage their workforce, and enhance physician alignment. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, HealthStream has additional offices in Laurel, Maryland, Austin, Texas, and Brentwood, Tennessee. For more information, visit or call 800-933-9293.

About Precyse
Precyse provides industry-leading expert services and comprehensive technologies that empower healthcare organizations to most effectively and efficiently capture, organize, secure and analyze clinical data and transform it into actionable information, supporting the delivery of quality patient care and optimizing operating performance. Precyse has enabled more than 2,000 hospitals and health systems nationwide to improve efficiency and deliver tangible outcomes for more than a decade. With products ranging from an integrated transcription and coding platform with advanced speech recognition, expert workflow technologies and Natural Language Processing to HIM consulting and services, Precyse's flexible software can be delivered standalone or complemented by a professional staff of more than 1,200 experts. Now more than ever, hospitals and health systems are challenged to achieve meaningful use of the legal health record. Precyse is the partner hospitals across the country choose to achieve this goal. To learn more, visit

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1. "ICD-10 Consulting: Roadmap to a Successful Transition." December 2012. © KLAS ENTERPRISES, LLC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. WWW.KLASRESEARCH.COM

Source: Precyse

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