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Cleveland Radiology Group Automates Coding

April 26, 2010
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Drs. Hill & Thomas Co., a radiology group located in the Cleveland area, has inked an agreement with San Diego-based

A-Life Medical, Inc. for computer-assisted coding (CAC) services.

A-Life’s CAC offerings are provided through its Actus Application Suite, a coding and workflow management product that utilizes A-Life’s Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology, LifeCode. The solutions can work to increase coder productivity through improved coding workflow efficiencies, code consistency and traceability for compliance, says the company.

Drs. Hill & Thomas is the oldest and largest independently owned radiology group in Ohio. Formed in 1908, the practice now includes more than 20 full-time board-certified radiologists.



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