June 11, 2013
Medical professionals encouraged to attend ICD-10 training dinner
SAN MARCOS, TX – Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) Central Texas Provider Network (CTPN) and the Texas Medical Association (TMA) will soon present a dinner and meeting for physicians, medical office managers, coding/billing personnel and other medical office personnel covering ICD-10 implementation. ###
ICD-10 Now! How and Why will take place on June 24 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in San Marcos. The session will provide a detailed, real-world explanation of how to assess, plan for and implement the new code set that will go into effect in 2014 as a result of health care reform.
Those who attend will receive 3 hours of CME credit and an ICD-10 workbook. The class is free of charge for CTPN members and CTMC medical staff and costs $50 for non-members.
To register, please RSVP to Teresa Weaver at Teresa.firstname.lastname@example.org, or call her at (512) 753-3669 before June 17.
The hospital, which originated in 1923 as Hays County Soldiers, Sailors and Marines Memorial Hospital, was restructured in 1960. The present facility was opened at its current Wonder World Drive location in 1983. The CTMC staff of more than 700 employees works with more than 220 active and consulting physicians to provide quality services to patients and their families.
In addition, over 200 community members and interns from area educational institutions volunteer their services to the hospital. In 2010, 2011 and 2012, CTMC was named The Best Hospital in Hays County. CTMC also added a certified Chest Pain Center to its ER capabilities in 2011, as well as a Certified Stroke Center in 2013. In 2012, CTMC became the first operating room along the IH-35 corridor between Austin and San Antonio to be equipped with a da Vinci robotic-assisted surgery suite.
CTMC is a member of the Adventist Health System (AHS), a not-for-profit healthcare organization that emphasizes Christ at the center of care. Founded in 1973, AHS has quickly grown to become the largest not-for-profit Protestant healthcare provider in the nation. Today, AHS supports 43 hospitals and employs 55,000 individuals. AHS hospitals are comprised of 7,700 licensed beds, providing care for 4 million patients each year in inpatient, outpatient and emergency room visits.