Codedgi Increases Healthcare Coding Efficiency
Source: Smart Cities Connect on March 30, 2017 | Laura Benold
Computer assisted automation (CAC) reduces coding errors, increases coder productivity, and improves quality of work. That is why the new startup in CAC, Codedgi, stands to capitalize on a market that is expected to reach $3.5 billion market.
Codedgi automates a selection of codes in healthcare. Coders then review results or send them on to the billing platform, saving time on coding and providing improved analytics. Because Codedgi uses a natural language processing (NLP) engine to read and understand providers’ documentation from electronic medical records (EMR) or transcription services, it easily understands and translates medical jargon: semantics, grammar, ontology, acronyms, and phrases of complexity.
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