The customer is one of the largest EHR vendors in the US healthcare market, with revenues of over a billion dollars
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate for healthcare organizations to transition from the old ICD-9 code set, that has been in use for over 30 years, to the new, more complex ICD-10 code set has placed a tremendous burden on all healthcare organizations who must use this new medical coding system.
- All the EHR vendors needed to make sure that their products are compliant with the new codes sets
- A detailed analysis of the workflows impacted had to be done, estimates had to be prepared and a carefully thought out plan was to be put together
- The new version was to be thoroughly tested before it could be released