Industry Partners & Resources


Together with the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and other specialists, ZHealth Publishing established the Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder (CIRCC) specialty in 2008. This innovative credential provides much-needed recognition for expertise in one of the most difficult and complex areas of coding.

Founded in 1988, with 119 thousand members, the AAPC is the nation’s largest and most established training and credentialing organization for the business side of medicine.


The AMA promotes the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health. Since 2019, the American Medical Association (AMA) sells select ZHealth Publishing Coding References on their website: Interventional Radiology Coding Reference, Diagnostic & Interventional Cardiovascular Coding Reference, Diagnostic Radiology Coding Reference, and Pain Management Coding Reference.


ZHealth Publishing began a partnership with 3M Health Information Systems (HIS) (a wholly owned subsidiary of 3M Company) in 2007 to provide access to our coding books as part of 3M Encoder. Specifically, Dr. Z's Interventional Radiology Coding Reference is incorporated into over 3,000 hospitals across the nation as part of 3M Encoder’s optional 3M(TM) Coding Reference Plus Software package. In 2020, the Diagnostic & Interventional Cardiovascular Coding Reference was added to a new 3M software reference package.

With twenty-five years of healthcare experience and expertise, 3M HIS delivers comprehensive software and consulting services to help organizations worldwide improve documentation, quality and financial performance.


Since 2013, the Interventional Radiology Coding Reference is available as an add-on as a part of Optum 360.

Optum360®, a leading health services business, is a source for top industry coding, billing and reimbursement solutions with over 25 years of experience. Serving the broad health market, including physicians, health care organizations, payers, and government, they help health systems reduce costs and achieve timely and accurate revenue.


Since 2016, Nuance has sold ZHealth's Interventional Radiology Coding Reference as part of the comprehensive suite of integrated references within Nuance® Clintegrity™ Facility Coding.

Nuance provides clinical and revenue integrity solutions and offers a comprehensive portfolio of cloud-based, AI-powered solutions designed to efficiently and effectively improve documentation to drive clinical documentation excellence across the care continuum.

Libman Education

Since 2016, ZHealth Publishing has been Libman Education's exclusive resource for training of coders in interventional radiology, cardiology and vascular surgery, and other complex medical specialties involving minimally invasive image-guided diagnosis and treatment of diseases in every organ system.

Libman Education Inc. is a leading provider of training for the healthcare workforce and offers self-paced online courses designed and developed by leading industry experts in Health Information Management (HIM) and Medical Record Coding.


Since 2017, all seven ZHealth References are available with KnowledgeSource®, nThrive’s preeminent data source for all coding regulations.

nThrive offers a comprehensive platform of Billing & Coding Compliance solutions. Whether you are a payor, healthcare IT vendors, physician practice, consultant or a health system, leveraging nThrive's timely billing, coding and regulatory information and content portal can provide visibility into pitfalls, improve revenue performance and streamline business processes and efficiency.

Health Catalyst

Since 2018, all seven ZHealth References are available with VitalKnowledge.

Health Catalyst promotes visibility and continuity in chargemaster management, documentation, charge capture, and regulatory code references by ensuring appropriate reimbursement and continuous improvement for your Revenue Integrity, HIM, and Compliance departments.