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Stumbling out the starting gate
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The mood was hopeful as 2014 dawned.  Read »

Rug gets pulled out from ICD-10
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When 2014 began, industry groups – hospitals, physician practices, payers, vendors – were working diligently and dutifully toward an Oct.  Read »

Health informatics job market in trouble
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"The demand for health informatics workers is projected to grow at twice the rate of employment overall, but there is strong evidence that the nation already faces a shortage of qualified workers i  Read »

Micky Tripathi on interoperability
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As co-chair of the joint HIT Policy and Standards Committee's JASON Task Force, Micky Tripathi is charged with digesting the report, "A Robust Health Data Infrastructure," prepared for Read »

ICD-10 is not unlike 'Game of Thrones'
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A lot has been said about ICD-10 over the years, along the winding and surprise-packed road toward the looming Oct. 1, 2015, compliance date.  Read »

AMA: Freeze ICD-10 in carbonite!
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It's no secret. The American Medical Association is not the biggest fan of ICD-10.  Read »

ICD-10 'war' continues
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In some quarters, vigorous opposition to ICD-10 implementation is turning into guerrilla warfare.  Read »

Providers embracing RCM outsourcing
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More and more hospitals are turning to outsourced revenue cycle management services, especially as the challenging shift to value-based payment mod  Read »

MedeAnalytics acquires OnFocus
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MedeAnalytics, which develops business intelligence and revenue cycle technologies, has acquired OnFocus Healthcare, a maker of enterprise performa  Read »

EMR enhancements to reduce caregiver risk
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I recently visited my primary care doctor at a major northeast medical center for my annual checkup.  Read »

 
 

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