ED. NOTE: This is the final installment in a two part series that explores the relationship between Meaningful Use and ICD-10.
Linda Kloss, former CEO of AHIMA, captured the trajectory of the healthcare industry perfectly when she said: “The last decade was about information technology. The coming decade will be about information management.” We are undergoing a paradigm shift in the way health information is collected, stored, calculated and reported. Both ICD-10 and “meaningful use” of electronic health records are integral to this transformation.