Use or make electronic flashcards for medical terms
Use or make electronic medical terminology flashcards
Use electronic medical terminology flashcards and a variety of games to increase your retention of terminology.
“Students of anatomy and medicine often employ mnemonics to remember complex pathways, algorithms, and symptom groups. This site provides a database of medical mnemonics gathered from a group of contributors (many of them doctors). Search, or browse by topic such as anesthesiology, cardiology, pathology, immunology, and urology. Also includes a version of the database for portable devices and links to related sites.”
Flashcards and quizzes
The Center for Excellence in Higher Education Medical Terminology Practice Exam
American Association of Medical Assistants Practice Test
Flash cards generated by faculty and students.
Deciphering Medspeak from the Medical Library Association
Understanding Medical Words Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine
Appendix A: Word Parts and What They Mean
Search medical terms and abbreviations with the most up-to-date and comprehensive medical dictionary from the reference experts at Merriam-Webster. Offers pronunciation.
The Medical Terminology DB website is a free online reference that contains a large collection of medical terms, definitions and meanings. Our website was created for everyone! Students, Healthcare Professionals and Consumers.
Ed Friedlander MD compiled this list of medical terms, suffixes, prefixes, and root words.
“The new 23rd Edition of Taber’s Medical Dictionary Online provides more than 65,000 definitions, 32,000 audio pronunciations, 1,200 images, and 120 videos. Add mobile access to download Taber’s onto your smartphone and tablet.”
Whonamedit.com is a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms. It is our ambition to present a complete survey of all medical phenomena named for a person, with a biography of that person.
BILLING and CODING
American Medical Billing Association's links to resources.
ICD- 10 and ICD-9 available as non-interactive document.
ICD-10 Tutorials and Coding Tools from Family Practice Management
ICD 10 Diagnosis and Procedure Codes. Updated with 2017 ICD 10 codes - Effective Oct 1, 2016 through Sept 30, 2017
ICD 9-10 crosswalk code searching.To aid the ICD-10 transition, we have created an ICD-10 mapping tool which will allow you to translate ICD-9 codes into ICD-10 codes and vice versa. Our ICD-9 to ICD-10 crosswalk is meant to prepare healthcare organizations for the impending change, and allow practitioners to train and learn the new diagnosis coding system prior to the implementation of ICD-10.
The Web's Free 2012 ICD-10-CM Medical Coding Reference. ICD-10 codes become effective in the United States on October 1, 2013, therefore, the data on ICD10Data.com should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
The 2015 ICD-10-CM files on this site contain information on the new diagnosis coding system, ICD-10-CM, that is being developed as a replacement for ICD-9-CM, Volumes 1 and 2.
International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision.
You may browse the classification by using the hierarchy on the left or by using the search functionality
“The Medline/PubMed Electronic Health Record search focuses on all aspects of the Electronic Health Record. Subjects include: implementation, attitudes, beliefs and use, data privacy, health data standards and consumer access to the EHR and personal health records (PHRs).”
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services provides information on Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS).
Free Medical Coding Quiz Questions
CPT Code/Relative Value Search
The AMA offers a free search for CPT and Relative Value (RVU) codes.
Once registered, users can perform up to 12 searches. To begin searching, complete the form (sign in required) and click submit to read and accept the terms and conditions. Users can also request a CPT/RVU Data File license to easily import codes and descriptions into existing claims and medical billing systems.
“American Academy of Professional Coders. AAPC is the nation's largest training and credentialing organization for the business side of medicine.” Provides information, education, and certification for medical coders.
"AMBA was formed and is targeted toward providing assistance for doctor's office and independent professional medical billers with similar needs, interests and goals. We celebrated our 13th Anniversary in serving doctor's office and independent Third Party Medical Billers in 2011."
“The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is the premier association of health information management (HIM) professionals.” Provides access to information about the profession, organization publications, and resources focused on coding.
“The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Internet site on the World Wide Web, www.himss.org, is a service that is intended to provide useful information for HIMSS members, consumers and other interested persons. HIMSS is exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.” Provides information for electronic medical records.
Pennsylvania Homecare Association provides continuing education opportunities. Improve the care you give and learn more about the individuals you serve by taking free video training courses. Offered in a convenient, online format, these videos include real-life scenarios, computer graphics and dramatizations that will increase your knowledge and understanding of: How medication works; Dementia and Alzheimer’s; Levels of pain; Infection prevention; etc.
NEWSLETTERS AND MAGAZINES
AMA provides access to news articles about billing and coding.
BC Advantage Magazine provides coding and records management articles, tips, and columns. Free access to 18 FREE Specialty ICD-9 to ICD10 Crosswalks.
For the Record Magazine provides coding and records management articles, tips, and columns. Some free access to articles.
Provides free access to newsletter. “With more than 20 years of experience, HCPro, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance.”
The Healthcare Blue Book is a free consumer guide to help you determine fair prices in your area for healthcare services.
If you pay for your own healthcare, have a high deductible or need a service your insurance does not fully cover, we can help. The Blue Book will help you find fair prices for surgery, hospital stays, doctor visits, medical tests and much more.