AHIMA Announces Collaboration with Wolters Kluwer to Provide Student Members with Access to MediRegs Coding Center Student Workflow Solution
Chicago — August 26, 2020 — The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced that AHIMA student members now have the opportunity to access Wolters Kluwer’s MediRegs Coding Center Student workflow solution through the AHIMA VLab™ platform. AHIMA VLab™ is a virtual practice environment for students to explore real-world healthcare technology and build career-focused experience through integrated learning activities.
The MediRegs Coding Center Student workflow solution from Wolters Kluwer is designed to be an easy-to-use tool in which students can learn the basics of coding, reimbursement, and compliance. Students who use it experience the kind of realistic scenarios they will later encounter as health information (HI) professionals. Educators will also be able to pair MediRegs Coding Center Student with their own interactive lesson plans, teaching students how to stay up to date on the latest regulatory issues HI professionals need to know.
“MediRegs Coding Center Student is a perfect fit for the AHIMA VLab™,” said AHIMA CEO Wylecia Wiggs Harris, PhD, CAE. “We strive to bring students the tools they need to be as prepared as possible for a career in health information, and this workflow solution from Wolters Kluwer will do just that.”
“In the midst of the pandemic, it’s now more important than ever for health information professionals to have immediate access to deep domain expertise and the most updated content,” said Tim Feldman, Vice President & General Manager of Healthcare Compliance and Reimbursement for Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. “We are pleased to partner with AHIMA to make MediRegs Coding Center Student available to a wider audience of health information professionals as they prepare for the future.”
AHIMA is a global nonprofit association of health information (HI) professionals. AHIMA represents professionals who work with health data for more than one billion patient visits each year. AHIMA’s mission of empowering people to impact health® drives our members and credentialed HI professionals to ensure that health information is accurate, complete, and available to patients and providers. Our leaders work at the intersection of healthcare, technology, and business, and are found in data integrity and information privacy job functions worldwide.
About Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the healthcare; tax and accounting; governance, risk and compliance; and legal and regulatory sectors. Wolters Kluwer helps its customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with advanced technology and services. Wolters Kluwer reported 2019 annual revenues of €4.6 billion. The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands.
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