AAPC is the nation’s largest training and credentialing organization for the business side of medicine. The organization’s certified members in medical coding, medical auditing, compliance, and practice management represent the highest level of expertise in the industry.
AHIMA is a health information management (HIM) professional association with more than 64,000 members. The association is committed to providing quality healthcare through quality information.
For over 160 years the AMA has promoted scientific advancement, improved public health, and invested in the doctor and patient relationship. The association is the trusted source for official Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®)—the most widely accepted medical nomenclature used to report medical procedures and services under public and private health insurance programs.
CDC is the nation's premier health protection agency – saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money through prevention. The CDC's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is one of the US agencies that oversees changes and modifications to the ICD-9-CM. The NCHS site provides ICD-9-CM addenda, conversion tables, and guidelines.
The NLM has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. Its UMLS, or Unified Medical Language System, is a set of files and software that brings together many health and biomedical vocabularies and standards to enable interoperability between computer systems.
WHO is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, and monitoring and assessing health trends, apart from carrying out other key functions. Its programs and projects section covers International Classification of Diseases (ICD) revision.
ACNM The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is the professional association that represents certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) and certified midwives (CMs) in the United States. With roots dating to 1929, ACNM sets the standard for excellence in midwifery education and practice in the United States and strengthens the capacity of midwives in developing countries.
ACG More than 12,500 physicians from 86 countries are members of the ACG. Through annual scientific meetings,The American Journal of Gastroenterology, regional postgraduate training courses and research grants, the ACG provides its members with the most accurate and up-to-date scientific information on digestive health and the etiology, symptomatology and treatment of GI disorders.
AOA The Association of Otolaryngology Administrators facilitates professional and financial development, networking, and support to leaders in Ear, Nose, and Throat practice management. AOA aspires to be the association of the most visible, valued, and trusted otolaryngology practice management experts, fostering excellence in the profession achievement, leadership in practice management, and information to enhance the quality of otolaryngology practice.
MSNJ Founded in 1766, the Medical Society of New Jersey is the oldest professional society in the United States. The organization and its dues-paying members are dedicated to a healthy New Jersey, working to ensure the sanctity of the physician–patient relationship. In representing all medical disciplines, MSNJ advocates for the rights of patients and physicians alike, for the delivery of the highest quality medical care.