Technology | Analytics Software | September 29, 2015

Scriptor Software Announces ICD-10 Compliance of rScriptor for Radiology Reports

Software automatically checks reports for errors, omissions under ICD-10 codes before radiologists sign them

Scriptor Software, rScriptor, radiology reports, ICD-10 compliance, analytics

September 29, 2015 — Scriptor Software, a provider of software that helps physicians create high-quality medical reports, announced that its radiology reporting software rScriptor is now ICD-10 compliant. It works with virtually any voice recognition system to help radiology groups and imaging services lines meet a six-fold increase in the number of codes used to drive reimbursement that is projected to have enormous financial and operational implications.

ICD-10, which goes into effect on Oct. 1, 2015, requires the use of new specific terminology regarding abnormal findings in radiology reports. In order to meet new billing, documentation and compliance requirements, radiologists must include more detailed descriptions of the abnormal findings in final reports.

“The implementation of ICD-10 does not change how providers practice medicine, but rather it demands more detailed documentation to capture new data to ensure they are reimbursed for the work they perform,” said John Stewart, M.D., Ph.D., Scriptor Software’s CEO and a practicing radiologist. According to Stewart, rScriptor can determine if the level of detail required is present in the report, and warn the radiologist if additional information is required prior to signing it.

rScriptor also checks reports for errors or omissions and includes required information for Medicare, Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and third-party payer billing requirements. This allows radiologists to focus their attention on the findings for each report rather than on the ever-growing reporting requirements.

For more information: www.scriptorsoftware.com

Related Content

Konica Minolta Unveils AeroRemote Insights for DR Reporting at RSNA
Technology | Digital Radiography (DR) | November 17, 2017
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. recently unveiled AeroRemote Insights, a web-based tool designed to provide...
ASTRO: CMS Report on Radiation Therapy Payment Model Charts Path to Value-Based Cancer Care
News | Radiation Therapy | November 08, 2017
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) called on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to...
U.S. Recognizes Radiologic Technologists Nov. 5-11
News | Imaging | November 06, 2017
November 6, 2017 — During National Radiologic Technology Week (NRTW) every November, hospitals, healthcare centers an
Along with determining how to be successful when transitioning to new, value-based models, radiologists must look for new ways to better engage their health systems in order to further improve patient outcomes while decreasing cost
Feature | Business | November 06, 2017 | By Pat Free
To understand the issues facing radiologists, it is important to identify the changes over the past decade that have...
HIMSS Merges With Disruptive Women in Health Care Community
News | Information Technology | November 03, 2017
November 3, 2017 — The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recently welcomed the organizati
Carestream Discussing Artificial Intelligence at RSNA Machine Learning Showcase
News | Artificial Intelligence | October 27, 2017
October 27, 2017 — Carestream Health is demonstrating advanced imaging...
Survey Examines Impact of Bundled Payments Ahead of Expected New CMS Programs
News | Business | October 12, 2017
According to a recent survey, participation in bundled payments has improved the quality of care, and anticipation and...
Carestream Showcases Imaging and Healthcare IT Systems at RSNA 2017
News | Information Technology | October 10, 2017
October 10, 2017 — Carestream will be highlighting several of its imaging systems and healthcare...
Overlay Init