In the next few months and it is no surprise, the entire healthcare coding sector will be overhauled to ICD-10. Many in healthcare are concerned with the many changes for better or worse that will occur and let’s face it, the current coding system, ICD-9, is over 30 years old.
With that being said and with technology moving at the speed of sound, newer and tighter regulations regarding health information are under the spotlight for privacy and protected information as well as it should be.
Some experts hint at a new internet division that focuses primarily on healthcare. See below for a glimpse into what may be the next phase in healthcare information technology.