‘More than 72 % of these surveyed told us physician education and clinical documentation are the biggest gaps within their ICD-10 transition,’ said Terri McCubbin, RN, Director, Consulting Solutions, for 3M Health Information Systems. ‘The need for physician readiness can not be overstated. Coding, reimbursement, and quality reporting under ICD-10 all rely on the precision of doctor documentation. Hospitals should begin physician education right now to build competency well before ICD-10 implementation.’ Related StoriesInnovation in anaesthesia: an interview with Matti Lehtonen, GE HealthcareRE.Function showcases future technology and innovations in deep learning softwareUsing integrated molecular pathology to control incidental pancreatic cysts: an interview with Dr Ananya Das The 3M ICD-10 Education Program leverages 30 years of 3M coding nearly experience and knowledge gained from a lot more than 1,500 3M clinical documentation improvement consulting engagements.Copyright 2009 Advisory Table Kaiser and Company Family members Foundation. All rights reserved.. 23M people in the U.S without medical health insurance: Bishops demand changes in proposed reform bills Health care a basic human right, state bishops Don’t move backwards on conscience protections Federal government health care plans should follow Hyde rather than purchase elective abortions The U.S. Bishops called on Congress to continue to work on healthcare reform to provide access for everyone, protection of life in all conscience and levels rights.