SOURCE: Amphion Medical Solutions

September 26, 2014 10:45 ET

Amphion Launches Intermediate and Advanced ICD-10 Training for a Deeper Dive Into Coding Complex Medical Specialties

Information on Programs Will Be Available in Booth #1038 During the 86th Annual AHIMA Convention & Exhibit Taking Place at the San Diego Convention Center

MADISON, WI--(Marketwired - Sep 26, 2014) - Amphion Medical Solutions, a leading provider of advanced transcription and coding solutions and services, announced today it is now offering Intermediate and Advanced PCS Workshops designed to help coders develop higher level proficiency in ICD-10 than is possible through traditional training programs. The announcement was made in conjunction with the firm's appearance at the 86th Annual AHIMA Convention & Exhibit (Booth #1038), taking place at the San Diego Convention Center Sept. 27-Oct. 2.

"ICD-10 requires a greater understanding of anatomy and physiology than its predecessor," said Pam Wirth, RHIA, president of Amphion's Coding, Compliance and Quality Division. "These intermediate and advanced workshops go beyond basic training, taking coders on a deep dive into the complexities of ICD-10 in preparation for the final transition in 2015."

Amphion's Intermediate Workshops for CM and PCS covers topics including drug and chemical tables; B95-B97, borderline diagnosis and impending conditions; circulatory series; root of ICD-10-PCS; external causes; obstetrics; and fractures. Advanced Training for PCS covers the complexities of coding obstetrics and musculoskeletal operative reports, as well as surgical procedures to treat injuries.

"ICD-10 provides a significant opportunity to more accurately capture the complete record of a patient encounter. These workshops are designed to ensure coders are armed with the advanced knowledge they need to help their organizations succeed in an ICD-10 environment," said Wirth.

To learn more about the intermediate and advanced training workshops, visit Amphion in Booth #1038 during the Annual AHIMA Convention & Exhibit.

About Amphion
Based in Madison, Wis., Amphion Medical Solutions has a team of more than 600 transcription, coding and health IT professionals serving more than 150 clients. By providing a comprehensive set of engagement models, technology and services, Amphion improves clinical documentation quality, increases reimbursements and reduces costs. Its flagship product, Triton, is a voice-recognition transcription platform that uses advanced speech understanding to give providers greater control over reporting while saving significant time and financial resources. Themis is Amphion's remote coding solution, which secures a competitive market advantage and attracts qualified coders who want to use their skills in a home-based setting. Amphion also leverages its technology and seasoned, credentialed professionals to provide enhanced HIM and Health IT services at lower costs. Among these are comprehensive ICD-10 solutions, including skill assessment, live and self-paced web-based training, and a proprietary practice library, as well as a series of 15-minute instructional webinars on specific ICD-10 topics that are complimentary to registered users. For more information, go to

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