By GlobeNewswire, September 17, 2013, 08:40:00 AM EDT
NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:ITEN), with its subsidiary, The CODESMARTTMGroup, Inc. (collectively, "CODESMART"), a premier ICD-10 education and solutions group that offers CODESMARTTM UNIVERSITY, its on-line education solution and customizable training solutions, announces today that it will be the exclusive provider of ICD-10 training for Oakton Community College in Illinois.
"CODESMARTTM UNIVERSITY continues to offer the best ICD-10 training available in the United States, " said Ira Shapiro, Chairman and CEO of CODESMART™. "We look forward to our continued expansion West of the Mississippi, and to help both new coders and medical practices and hospital systems become ICD-10 compliant prior to the October 1, 2014 deadline."
CODESMARTTM UNIVERSITY will be offered at Oakton through its Continuing Education program.
"We are excited to partner with CODESMART and enhance our Online Continuing Education programs," said Merrill L. Irving, Jr., Ed.D., Associate Vice President, Continuing Education, Training & Workforce Development, Oakton Community College. "This partnership will assist our mission to elevate our workforce and community with cutting edge learning opportunities."
Oakton Community College/ALL Continuing Education for Health Professionals (CEHP) program is an approved provider of continuing education. The CEHP Program provides Continuing Education Units (CEU) for health professionals and paraprofessionals in the following professions Social Workers, Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists; Registered Nurses; Addiction Counselors, Nursing Home Administrators; Dietitians, Speech-Language Pathologists/Audiologists, Occupational Therapists, X-Ray Technicians, Respiratory Care Therapists and Physical Therapists. Oakton Community College/ALL CEHP has been approved to provide professional continuing education units (CEU), which meet the recertification criteria for many professional groups.
CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:ITEN) with its subsidiary, The CODESMART™ Group, Inc., is a premier national subject matter expert for ICD-10 education and compliance in the United States. Its product, CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY, is an on-line program of study for existing coders, new coders, clinicians, and healthcare roles of all types. Created by a combination of a leading panel of ICD-10 subject matter experts and a major four-year accredited university, which contributed the nation's top course designers and a platform that already provides interactive education to more than 60,000 students per year in degree programs. The ICD-10 training also includes live professors who work with and guide students through the programs of study in ICD-10.
CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY is endorsed by over 60 colleges and universities nationwide for its quality of education. The CODESMART™ Group, Inc. also provides solutions for ICD-10 transition, outsource coding, coding audits, critical documentation improvement and the revenue cycle continuum.
To learn more about CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY's proprietary programs, visit www.codesmartgroup.com or www.codesmartuniversity.org.
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