While ICD-11 is expected to be released worldwide in 2017, per the World Health Organization, it likely won’t be ready for use in the U.S. healthcare system for at least seven to 10 years, believes Michael Stearns, M.D., CEO of Austin, Texas-based healthcare IT and compliance organization Apollo HIT.

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Source:: http://www.fiercehealthit.com/story/icd-11-may-still-be-decade-away-us-icd-10-who/2015-04-09?utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_campaign=rss