NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:ITEN), with its subsidiary, The CODESMARTTM Group, Inc. (collectively, "CODESMART"), a premier ICD-10 education and solutions group that offers CODESMARTTM UNIVERSITY, its on-line education solution and customizable training solutions, announced today that it will provide ICD-10 consulting services to San Jorge Children's Hospital, located in Santurce, Puerto Rico.
Training will begin with the hospital's 13 on-staff coders, which will be followed by another 300 clinicians that will also require ICD-10 training through the CODESMART platform.
"We have begun to penetrate the Puerto Rico market with San Jorge Children's Hospital, a market that provides significant opportunity for CodeSmart'," said Ira Shapiro, Chairman and CEO of CODESMART™. "We are dedicated to helping medical practices and hospitals across the nation to ensure that they are ICD-10 ready in order to receive appropriate reimbursement and remain profitable, and doing so with children's hospitals is that much more important in order to ensure that families continue to be able to receive their services."
San Jorge Children's Hospital is the only private pediatrics hospital in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. It services all pediatric sub-specialties; thus, making it a unique institution in its class. It has several specialized units, such as bone marrow transplants, plastic surgery, asthma, diabetes, poisoning, emergency room, oncology, pediatrics intensive care, and operation room with induction unit. San Jorge Children's Hospital houses 250 pediatricians and 100 specialized pediatric doctors.
CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:ITEN) with its subsidiary, The CODESMART™ Group, Inc., is a premier national subject matter expert for ICD-10 education and compliance in the United States. Its product, CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY, is an on-line program of study for existing coders, new coders, clinicians, and healthcare roles of all types. Created by a combination of a leading panel of ICD-10 subject matter experts and a major four-year accredited university, which contributed the nation's top course designers and a platform that already provides interactive education to more than 60,000 students per year in degree programs. The ICD-10 training also includes live professors who work with and guide students through the programs of study in ICD-10.
CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY is endorsed by over 60 colleges and universities nationwide for its quality of education. The CODESMART™ Group, Inc. also provides solutions for ICD-10 transition, outsource coding, coding audits, critical documentation improvement and the revenue cycle continuum.
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