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Practices behind on ICD-10, but still confident they'll reach finish line
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Most physician practices are now convinced that the ICD-10 transition will finally happen on Oct. 1, 2015. But just 21 percent say they're on track with their preparations for the switchover.  Read »

Geisinger taps UCLA leader for CEO post
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Geisinger Health System announced David T. Feinberg, MD, will take over the position of CEO, succeeding Glenn Steele Jr., MD.  Read »

EHR maker forging 'patient journey' platform
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As last year wound down, Practice Fusion optimized its electronic health record service for Apple and Android tablets — and, in so doing, joined th  Read »

Health IT buckling under rules and regs
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Nearly 95 percent of health IT professionals say complying with regulations influences is the chief driver of their decision-making, according to a new poll.  Read »

BYOD causing big IT headaches
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"There's an app for that" may be an effective marketing phrase, but don't expect hospital security officials to appreciate it.  Read »

ICD-10 hearing: 'Pull the trigger, or pull the plug'
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One takeaway from the ICD-10 hearing on Capitol Hill this Wednesday?  Read »

ICD-10: 'We need it; we're ready'
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The U.S. lags other countries in adoption of ICD-10, and it should end the delay for adoption, speakers at a Capitol Hill briefing Feb. 10 told members of Congress.  Read »

Survey shows ICD-10 easier than first reported
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For physicians in small practices, it turns out the cost of moving from ICD-9 to ICD-10 is much less than anticipated, according to a new study rel  Read »

Senators confident ICD-10 is a go
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It looks like the stars could at last be aligned for ICD-10.  Read »

With ICD-10, KPIs worth keeping track of
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Whether it's denial rates or average time for claims to be paid, there are "hundreds" of key performance indicators any smart provider should be keeping close tabs on in the days leading up to -- a  Read »

 
 

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