ICD-10 training for providers available online; AHIMA names new CEO;

> To help hospitals and physicians with the transition to ICD-10, vendor Health Care Compliance Strategies just announced a set of 10 training course sessions that will be available online, reports Health Data Management. Continuing education units for the courses have been approved by both the American Academy of Professional Coders and the American Health Information Management Association. Brief

> Speaking of AHIMA, the health IT group just announced Lynne Thomas Gordon as its new chief executive officer. Thomas Gordon has been associate vice president for hospital operations and director of the Children's Hospital at Rush University Medical Center, and is an active AHIMA member. Announcement

> St. Jude Medical has received European CE Mark approval for its implanted neurostimulation device for patients with chronic migraine. The Genesis neurostimulation system is for migraines that last at least four hours a day for 15 or more days per month and have not responded to three or more preventive drugs. FierceMedicalDevices

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