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Register for our upcoming IMO Webinar on ICD-10-CM 2019 Updates!

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Join us Friday, September 14th for a comprehensive update on the new ICD-10-CM 2019 code updates that will be required effective October 1. Don't miss it! Register today below.

Intelligent Medical Objects (IMO) Announces Leadership Transition to Support Next Chapter of Growth and Innovation

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Chairman and CEO Frank Naeymi-Rad will transition from CEO to the new role of Chief Innovator and continue as Chairman. Ann Barnes is named new CEO.

Get Ready for AMIA Pitch IT 2018! Application Opens September 7th

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Jump start your latest innovation in medical informatics by applying to participate in the 2018 AMIA Pitch IT competition! We are seeking entrepreneurs that have new applications of medical or biomedical informatics at the point of care to improve workflow, decision support, and analytics. Apply at MedStartr.com/AMIA18

IMO is a Proud Partner in National Health IT Week

Friday, September 7th, 2018

 

National Health IT Week | October 8-12, 2018

National Health IT Week is a week of awareness, offering healthcare stakeholders an opportunity to unite under one banner, expressing the benefits that health information technology brings to U.S. healthcare.

IMO Chairman & CEO Partakes in Harvard Medical School Lecture

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Frank Naeymi-Rad discusses academic entrepreneurship and the IMO Journey for Harvard Clinical Informatics Lecture Series

AORN Syntegrity, Inc., and IMO Combine Expertise to Create Consolidated Surgical Scheduling Procedure List

Monday, March 5th, 2018

AORN Syntegrity, Inc., and IMO create a surgical scheduling solution.

Chicago Tribune Names Intelligent Medical Objects a Winner of the Chicago 2017 Top Workplaces Award

Monday, November 13th, 2017

IMO has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplace honor. 

IMO Featured in Enterprise Viewpoint Magazine

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Enterprise Viewpoint publication named Intelligent Medical Objects one of 2017’s top Healthcare Solution Providers.

IMO Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder Receives AMIA Leadership Award

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Frank Naeymi-Rad, PhD, MS, MBA, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Intelligent Medical Object’s, Inc. (IMO), will be honored by the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) with the Leadership Award to be presented at their 2017 Annual Symposium in Washington, DC, on November 4, 2017.

Intelligent Medical Objects Appoints Dan Watanapongse as Chief Financial Officer

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Intelligent Medical Objects Appoints  Dan Watanapongse as Chief Financial Officer

Intelligent Medical Objects (IMO) Announces Strategic Investment from Ascension Ventures

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Investment will position the company for continued innovation and expansion

Intelligent Medical Objects Awarded Patent for Industry-leading Medical Terminology Solution

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Innovative technology to simplify coding serves clinicians and patients

Intelligent Medical Objects Featured on WorldWide Business with kathy ireland®

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Tune in to see Intelligent Medical Objects featured on Worldwide Business with kathy Ireland®

Intelligent Medical Objects (IMO) Announces Growth Investment from Warburg Pincus

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Investment to drive growth and accelerate expansion

Millennial desire for holistic health in line with value-based care

Monday, September 19th, 2016
Millennial behavior is leading change in just about every industry, healthcare included.

AI technology spreads its wings in healthcare sector

Thursday, January 26th, 2017
AI technology is gearing up to change the healthcare space, yet modern tools already exist to ensure better care and maximized reimbursement for clinicians.

Speaking your language: The importance of accurate information processing in healthcare

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
Just like graphic facilitation, Intelligent Medical Objects takes complicated concepts and makes them easy to understand and leverage.

Healthcare IT pros in higher demand

Thursday, January 5th, 2017
Healthcare IT professionals are experiencing rising salaries and greater demand, yet doctors themselves are vital to healthcare tech success.

How to identify HCC patients for better care, reimbursement

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
The importance of Hierarchical Condition Categories continues to grow with the shift toward value-based healthcare.

ICD-10 changes are on the way. Are you ready?

Friday, December 9th, 2016
Medical facilities must have resources and strategies in place to prepare for and execute ICD-10-CM updates.

EHR use is growing: Is your healthcare system prepared?

Friday, December 9th, 2016
The internet has reached its way into every facet of the public's lives, and its role in healthcare is perhaps the most influential.

Millennials want streamlined healthcare service

Friday, December 9th, 2016
While millennials do not expect instantaneousness in every aspect of their lives, this generation does want efficiency when it comes to healthcare.

End of ICD-10 grace period takes toll on smaller practices

Monday, December 5th, 2016
The ICD-10 grace period is over, and smaller practices are realizing the need for proper tools to help them stay in compliance.

Technology the key to overcoming ACO challenges

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
Data shows ACOs face numerous challenges in today's healthcare space, with technology issues being chief among them.

MACRA appears safe, but problems persist for healthcare providers

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump is unlikely to make changes to MACRA, yet healthcare providers are still facing challenges with value-based care.

Employers join shift toward value-based care, highlight need for solutions

Monday, November 21st, 2016
An increasing number of U.S. employers are focusing on value-based healthcare offerings for their workforce.

A prescription for the perfect EHR

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
Under the Merit Based Incentive Payment Systems (MIPS) of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), provider reimbursements ...

Are you among the 50 percent of doctors that don't know about this important health care system change?

Monday, August 22nd, 2016
Approximately 50 percent of doctors reported they have not yet heard of the payment reform Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). Are you among the uninformed?

Practical steps providers can take to achieve value-based care

Monday, August 8th, 2016
Providers need the right tools to effectively implement value-based care into their everyday work. 

How rural healthcare systems can benefit from EHRs

Friday, September 23rd, 2016
Rural and urban healthcare systems both aim to deliver high-quality care for patients, and EHRs can help.

CMS ending ICD-10 coding flexibilities: Is your healthcare system prepared?

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
Come October 1, 2016, healthcare systems will see a plethora of coding changes. One such adjustment involves flexibilities.

Coding is about more than saving money

Monday, September 26th, 2016
Following coding best practices and using up-to-date terminologies can actually help physicians uphold their Hippocratic oaths and deliver high-quality patient care.

Mobility is a must for modern health care providers

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
Mobility - as in using technology to work on the go - is making its way into nearly every industry, and healthcare is no exception to this trend.

From the Silk Road to the Semantic Highway

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Olympia, London UK - 20 April 2016 -  Intelligent Medical Objects' CEO and Co-Founder, Frank Naeymi-Rad, PhD, MBA transforms the Unplugged Stage at UK e-Health Week 2016.
 

IMO Board Member Charles Safran, MD, MS, has been Awarded the Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence at AMIA 2014

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

One of IMO's very own Board of Directors, Dr. Charles Safran, has been awarded the Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence at this year's AMIA Symposium.
 

IMO Problem (IT) Terminology 2015 Regulatory 1 Release Now Available

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

New Release Adds Coverage of Enterovirus 68, Ebola Exposure, New SNOMED CT® Concepts, ICD-9-CM Code Re-Maps, Post-Coordination Workflow Improvements, Bi-Lateral Modifiers  and CQM Value Sets

CEO of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago comes to IMO

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Pediatric hospitals face numerous challenges in a healthcare industry that is rapidly moving towards payment based on achieving quality outcomes rather than unit of service. Currently, pediatric hospitals must manage the health of a high-risk population having complex medical needs with no central data collection, no outcomes measures, and 51 different Medicaid programs attempting to define care and payment.

CDC Article Shows IMO Interface Terminology Beats Algorithms for Identifying Coronary Heart Disease with ‘Nearly Perfect’ Accuracy

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

 A recent peer-reviewed article in Preventing Chronic Disease, published by the Centers for Disease Control, demonstrates how IMO’s enhanced interface terminology service was superior to current population classification techniques using standard reimbursement coding in medical records systems and as a disease surveillance tool.

IMO Employee First to Successfully Complete the Health Level Seven International Inaugural HL7 Proficiency Exam

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Employee first to successfully complete the Health Level Seven International inaugural HL7 Proficiency Exam