The AAMC acknowledges the benefit this transition will have to the overall health care system, however recognizes the significant challenges our academic medical centers face with making these changes.
The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the classification used to code and classify mortality data from death certificates.
The International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification is used to code and classify morbidity data from the inpatient and outpatient records, physician offices, and most National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) surveys.
CD-10 was endorsed by the Forty-third World Health Assembly in May 1990 and came into use in WHO Member States as from 1994. The 11th revision of the classification has already started and will continue until 2017.
( "International Classification of Diseases/legislation and jurisprudence"[Mesh] OR "International Classification of Diseases/standards"[Mesh] OR "International Classification of Diseases/trends"[Mesh] )
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