IMO Announces Periop IT Content Standardize Surgical Scheduling Dictionaries and Map Them to Healthcare Code Sets (CPT-4 and ICD10-PCS)

Press Release Summary:

  • Enhances claims and reporting workflows, optimizes communication and strives to improve patient outcomes, procedure scheduling and reduce operation and IT workloads
  • Help hospitals work towards improving patient outcomes and streamlining their content to improve billing and scheduling efficiencies
  • Benefits such as maximum reimbursement, accurate scheduling and improved definitions of workflow efficiencies for the perioperative setting

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IMO Announces Availability of Periop IT Content Through Epic's Foundation System

New Agreement formed Utilizing AORN Syntegrity and IMO Partnership

Northbrook, Ill., Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Medical Objects (IMO) and AORN Syntegrity are proud to announce that the Periop IT content is available in the Epic Foundation System.

"IMO is excited to bring customers another piece of our product portfolio, providing better starting points to Periop IT content with Epic," said Ann Barnes, CEO of IMO.

Periop IT streamlines the standardization of surgical scheduling dictionaries and maps them to healthcare code sets, such as CPT-4 and ICD10-PCS. Hospitals may achieve benefits such as maximum reimbursement, accurate scheduling, and improved definitions of workflow efficiencies for the perioperative setting. By delivering quality content within a hospital's EHR that is accessible for perioperative members, utilization and satisfaction can be enhanced across all care teams.

Periop IT content allows clients to be able to more efficiently leverage the leading perioperative expertise of AORN Syntegrity, a subsidiary of the Association of periOperative Nurses (AORN), and IMO, the developer of the most widely accepted medical terminology solution for the management of medical vocabularies and software applications at healthcare organizations worldwide. Periop IT enhances claims and reporting workflows, optimizes communication and strives to improve patient outcomes, procedure scheduling, and reduce operation and IT workloads.

"AORN Syntegrity and IMO have been helping healthcare organizations with their surgical content for years. Using Periop IT will help hospitals work towards improving patient outcomes and streamlining their content to improve billing and scheduling efficiencies," said Janice Kelly, MS, RN-BC, President of AORN Syntegrity.

To learn more about how a standardized surgical dictionary can improve communication within hospitals and drive critical revenue capture, visit

About Intelligent Medical Objects

Intelligent Medical Objects (IMO) is the leading provider of medical terminology content and services supporting clinical workflows in healthcare organizations. Using clinician-friendly language, our core products allow physicians to easily find and enter medical terms at the point-of-care within an EHR system.

The IMO system includes over 1.5 million diagnosis descriptions and code-mappings. Clinicians can be assured that their clinical documentation is accurate and includes the correct codes needed for reimbursement.

IMO terminology is used by more than 4,500 hospitals and 500,000 physicians daily to capture clinical intent and communicate this across the entire spectrum of care. Our global footprint includes the United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Kuwait, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.

In 2016, IMO received a growth capital investment from Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing. For more information visit

About AORN Syntegrity®

AORN Syntegrity® is the only EHR nursing content built by perioperative clinicians based on the most current Guidelines for Perioperative Practice. Evidence-based practices help prevent surgical risks and support more efficient processes, improve care protocols and outcomes, and lower costs. Read more at

About AORN

Founded in 1949, AORN (Association of periOperative Registered Nurses) unites and empowers leading surgical nurses, health care organizations and industry in working together to define standardized practice in the operating room. As the world's largest professional association for perioperative nurses, our evidence-based guidelines, continuing education and clinical practice resources lead to optimal outcomes in care. We make surgery safe for every patient, every time. Read more at

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