Availity Partners with Precyse and HealthStream for Physician Office ICD-10 Education

One of the nation’s largest health care information networks offers providers comprehensive ICD-10 training
Wayne, PA and Alpharetta, GA Apr 9, 2014 — Availity, one of the nation’s largest health care information networks, has partnered with Precyse/HealthStream to offer its clients a powerful and unique ICD-10 education program for the physician office/ambulatory market. Precyse and HealthStream have teamed together to offer a unique and comprehensive ICD-10 education solution that is delivered exclusively through HealthStream’s workforce development platform. Availity’s physician office/ambulatory facility customers will join the more than 1.2 million learners already using the Precyse University ICD-10 solution powered by HealthStream’s workforce development platform, which includes:
• A single solution for all ICD-10 education needs within a practice or clinic;
• Diversified education providing each impacted population with the specific tools and trainingneeded to be successful in ICD-10;
• Myriad of advanced courseware, applications and tools to make education more practical,accessible and relevant to physicians’ concerns, needs and time constraints; and
• Exclusive access to Precyse University’s expansive, one-of-a-kind ICD-10 education program.
“Now more than ever, it is critical to stay vigilant and continue to focus on training and developing coders, CDI specialists and others who will use the data and convert it into meaningful information,” said Jeff Chester, senior vice president and chief revenue for Availity. “We see Precyse University as a way to ease the training burden on our providers and shorten the learning curve as they move from ICD-9 to ICD-10,” said Chester.
Precyse and HealthStream have partnered to offer a one-stop solution for all of the ICD-10 education needs within physician practices, clinics, and other ambulatory settings. With Precyse’s innovative ICD-10 education programs and HealthStream’s market leading platform for workforce development, healthcare providers have made the ICD-10 solution from Precyse and HealthStream the healthcare industry’s top choice.
“The Precyse University ICD-10 Physician Office Solution is built to fully prepare physicians and all members of their offices and/or clinics for ICD-10,” explains Chris Powell, president of Precyse. “In this challenging time, it is critical to stay vigilant and continue to focus on training and developing physicians and others who will use the data and convert it into meaningful information.”
Unlike its competitors, the Precyse University solution is fully built and tested with more than 200 courses, applications and tools specifically for physicians’ needs. In addition, most courses are mobile-ready for use on a computer, iPad® or mobile device to make education available anywhere and at any time. Innovative tools and resources such as video games, labs, simulators and animations are available as well.