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coder

(ˈkəʊdə)
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1. a person or thing that codes
2. (Electronics) electronics a device for transforming normal signals into a coded form
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Noun1.coder - a person who designs and writes and tests computer programscoder - a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
applied scientist, engineer, technologist - a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
computer user - a person who uses computers for work or entertainment or communication or business
cracker - a programmer who cracks (gains unauthorized access to) computers, typically to do malicious things; "crackers are often mistakenly called hackers"
hacker - a programmer for whom computing is its own reward; may enjoy the challenge of breaking into other computers but does no harm; "true hackers subscribe to a code of ethics and look down upon crackers"
cyberpunk, cyber-terrorist, hacker - a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
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Ravi Kanth, SunGard coder and captain of SunGardians of the Galaxy, said, With an increased number of financial services companies looking for big data solutions and predictive analytics abilities, our workbench can be used to develop data mining and transformation models for any business application.
a technology and outsourced services company for health information management (HIM), coding, data quality, and revenue cycle, proudly announces the availability of Central Learning, a web-based coder testing and assessment software tool for ICD-10.
With the upcoming conversion to ICD10, it is predicted that there will be a shortage of certified coders for physician offices.
And the high-speed, low-maintenance 30w Linx SL302 laser coder produces quality coding for complex codes on fast lines, even on hard-to-mark materials, and is versatile enough to adapt to future coding needs, such as changes in line speeds, message types or products to be coded.
As the 2013 deadline approaches, we expect coder shortages to worsen.
Casemix-based funding has consequently been an important driver of change in clinical coding and has raised the profile of Health Information Managers and Clinical Coders whilst simultaneously imposing a very high degree of accountability for coding accuracy, and for increased levels of coder productivity and efficiency (Robinson & Shepheard 2003).
The SmartLase[TM] 130, a recent addition to the SmartLase line of laser coders from Markem Corp.
A coder that understands that image is almost everything and a designer that knows it is not.
The majority of these hospitals are profitable and had installed state-of-the-art DRG software but they still wanted my associates and I to review their work for quality issues and accuracy of coding and to provide an in-house training program for the coders.
Our ICD-9 for ICD-10 Coders program is customized and focused to help these new ICD-10 coders quickly and affordably gain the skills they need to make their education worthwhile by earning their credential and starting their careers.
The higher energy density of the MarIcem-Imaje 7031HD laser coder offers optimum print quality and excellent contrast over a wide coding area of up to 415 mm x 415 mm, depending on the lens selected and has been designed for the toughest of applications requiring multi-head scribing.
WORLDWIDE COMPUTER PRODUCTS NEWS-April 8, 2011-MathWorks unveils MATLAB Coder for automatic C code generation from MATLAB language(C)1995-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.