OptimizeHIT AHIMA mobile app for ICD-10

Adventist Health System (AHS) has partnered with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) to provide free mobile ICD-10 training targeted by specialty, NPI number, and geographic location to all physicians practicing at AHS facilities. Created by physicians, OptimizeHIT consists of high-yield modules per relevant diagnosis or procedure where you will find exactly what you need to know for ICD-10.

Guide to Claiming AMA PRA Category 1 Credit for Using this App

Download and Install

To begin using this time-saving tool, download OptimizeHIT from Google Play or iTunes. There are multiple ways to download and install OptimizeHIT on your device.

  1. Search for “OptimizeHIT” in the Apple or Google Play Stores and follow the instructions to install the app.
  2. If you are reading these instructions on your mobile device, download the app by clicking one of the following links.

  3. Download the app by scanning one of the following QR codes.


Next, follow below instructions to complete the set-up process and get acquainted with how the app works. If you need assistance, you may call the technical support desk at 844-839-1943, or open a support ticket by clicking the “?” button in the upper right-hand corner of the application homepage, and a technical support specialist will respond to your request during business hours, which are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 pm. (CT).

Log In to App

  1. First time user will require a small set up. Tap on the app icon on your device home screen. You will be prompted to enter a domain name, username and password. Please look inside the <<welcome email >> for this information.
  2. After successful login, you will then be directed to a customization screen.


AHIMA OptimizeHIT Training Video

Using the App

CustomizeAppExperienceThe mobile app is a quick reference tool on ICD-10 or EHR curriculum. Being a busy provider, the provider can access quick 60 second clips to review what was learned through the eLearning platform. The user has the ability to set favorites, review history, or browse through the catalog of curriculum. Use the setting functionality to set curriculum specific to a specialty or role.

After the initial installation the provider can customize the app. The provider can pick a role of “Physician” and a division or specialty from selecting the drop down arrows. Once the settings have been selected, make sure to select “Save your preferences”.

  1. From the “What best described your role?” select your role from the drop down.
  2. From the “What is your division?” which is the same as Specialty. Please select your division or specialty by using the drop down arrow.
  3. Select “Save your preferences”.
  4. This setup can be changed if needed. Once the preferences have been saved, the user will be required to log back in.

App Settings

Use Settings to turn on/off Automatic Text-to-Speech and select a male or female voice. Change Automatic Text-to-Speech and Male/Female Voice Settings

  1. Select the Settings button.
  2. To turn on/off Automatic Text-to-Speech in Solutions, press the ON/OFF button.
  3. To set the user Role or Division, select the “Click here to set Role/Division” button.


Menu Items

The user can start using the mobile application right away by selecting “Click to Start” and speaking the ICD-10 or EHR quick reference needed. For instance, the user can speak “Diabetes Mellitus”. The application will return found matches.

From the menu item icon, the user has the ability to conduct a voice search, Browse Solutions, Add to a Favorites list, review History, change settings, and Logout of the application.

  1. Select the Menu Icon located in the upper left hand corner of the voice search window.
  2. The Menu displays with a list of functions.

Voice Search

Selecting “Voice Search” allows the user to speak conditions for ICD-10 of EMR functions. For instance, searching for Diabetes Mellitus. The user would speak the diagnosis and the mobile app would return possibilities for the user to review.


Browse Solutions

You can search for a solution manually by navigating through the screens, this will produce the same result as Voice Search.

  1. Select “Browse Solutions”. Depending on the categories selected by the practice will determine what categories display. For instance, in this example the practice purchased ICD-10 CM category.
  2. Select ICD-10 CM category

BrowseSolutions  SelectCategory

3.  Select the alphabet for the diagnosis the user is searching for. In this example, we are going to select the alphabet “D” to search for Diabetes Type II

4.  Next a list of possible matches will display.  In this example, we selected Diabetes Type II.  This will provide a 60 second solution for the diagnosis entered.

selectSubCategory  SelectItem  Solution

Building a Favorite List

To begin building a favorites list, the user can click on the white star located at the bottom right hand corner of the solution.  The white star will display in yellow showing the solution is now part of the user’s Favorite list.

Adding solutions to the Favorite List allows the user quicker access to the solution needed.

  1. To select the Favorite List, click on the Menu icon.
  2. Select Favorites

This will display a list of the user’s favorite solutions.



In addition to searching for solutions by voice or manually, you can quickly find any solutions you have viewed in the past using the History option. Past solutions are separated into Voice History and Manual History, depending on how you searched for them, to make searching quick and easy.

  1. From the menu icon, select “History”Select the Settings button.
  2. A list of past solutions will display.  In this example, we are new to the mobile app and no history is available.  Once solutions have been searched out and reviewed, the solutions will be added to History automatically.

Logout  History


Best practice is always to log out of the mobile application at the end of the day.

From the menu icon, select Logoff.