ICD 10: International Classification of Diseases simplifies keeping patient and hospital records.
ICD 10 uses a particular code for each disease.
ICD 10 (International Classification of Diseases) composes of a statistical and comparable classification (used by Ministry of Health, Statistics Institutions, Hospitals, Social Insurance Institutions, Disease Researches, Universities etc.) which is a detailed worldwide coding and which enables recording and coding each disease for producing statistics. ICD 10 uses a particular code for each disease.
ICD 10 is used for morbidity and mortality coding.
Morbidity is used for rate of disease (rate of patients to whom are not patient) and mortality is used for rate of death (used for defining the rate of death in a society as thousand)
IICD 10 simplifies keeping patient and hospital records
By means of ICD coding system, it is so easy to keep detailed patient and hospital records. It is becoming easier to reach each info and to archive. It helps to designate same cases owing to its coding system as well.
It has a role of resource management and following policies.
ICD 10 has a vital role for producing statistics, obtaining a reliable data and following accurate healthcare policies