With The United States just having adopted the International Classification of Diseases Revision 10 (ICD-10), the World Health Organization is now reporting its stepping up its work on ICD-11.

“With so much of the American healthcare industry having just gone through a very long and complex transition just to get to ICD-10, the concept of a new set of codes is sure to elicit some groans. But the good news is the next iteration won’t be coming for awhile, and the change should be significantly less complex…” [ Read the story here ]

The WHO suggests ICD-11 should be ready by 2018.

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