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Hexaware Launches HPower10 for the Healthcare Industry

Thursday, March 4, 2010 News on IT in Healthcare J E 4
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MUMBAI, India, March 3, 2010 HexawareTechnologies, a leading global provider of IT & BPO services and consulting,today announced the launch of HPower10, an innovative solution that will helpin assessment and transition for the International Classification of Diseases(ICD). This automated solution designed for healthcare customers will providefor transitioning from ICD-9 to ICD-10 without human intervention. HPower10,a secure and non-intrusive solution will provide comprehensive diagnosisacross all affected IT systems on open and legacy platforms.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has mandatedcompliance for all healthcare players and providers with ICD-10 code sets byOctober 1, 2013. This transitioning from ICD-9 to ICD-10 will tremendouslyimpact all aspects of the Healthcare marketplace

"ICD-9 is being expanded from 17,000 to approximately 141,000 ICD-10codes. Our HPower10 solution facilitates an accelerated and seamlesstransition to ICD-10. Our domain and technical experts at Hexaware have asound understanding of the transition challenges that healthcareorganizations and personnel will face when their systems undergo the switch.With our proven program management skills and our accurate impact assessmentreports, we will help clients smoothen the transition and continue theirnormal course of business," said Ramanan Seshadri, Vice President Healthcareand Lifescience practice, Hexaware Technologies, North America.

HPower10 provides a quick, automated assessment of systems and estimatesfor planning and implementing the entire ICD 9 t0 10 transition lifecycle. Itidentifies the probable business impact by analyzing historical ICD-9 dataand generates analytical reports customized for various stakeholder groups.It also improves efficiency of coding and minimizes training time usingcomprehensive mapping tools. It provides automated data validation scripts toensure data accuracy for migration of historical ICD-9 data to ICD-10 whileaiding accelerated code conversion and testing.

Hexaware's HPower10 solution is based on General Equivalence Mappings(GEMs), the comprehensive, bi-directional translation dictionary created byCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for DiseaseControl and Prevention (CDC). The key features include:- Cross platform compatibility across all open relational database systems on Windows and Linux environments - Compatibility for all versions of systems from old legacy to the newer platforms. - Out of the box customizable reports for key stakeholders - Rich schema design that supports multiple versions of existing and new ICD codes and GEMs About Hexaware http://www.hexaware.com/boilerplate.htm Safe Harbor Statement http://www.hexaware.com/safeharbor.htm Contact Effie D'Cunha, effiec@hexaware.com, +91-22-66542682 / 83

SOURCE Hexaware Technologies Ltd
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