ICD-10: A Common Language for Public Health

| April 26, 2016

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has called the West Africa Ebola outbreak an international public health emergency. This infographic presents the public health benefits of using ICD-10 in the fight against Ebola. As the fourth American Ebola patient, a physician serving in West Africa, was flown to the U.S. for emergency care this week, I was reminded that public health also wins from the implementation of ICD-10. According to World Health Organization (WHO), the latest Ebola outbreak has killed almost 2,300 people in five West African countries. Medical workers have been hit hard by the Ebola epidemic.

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