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ICD-10 delay may bring faster innovation
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The Protecting Access to Medicare law enacted earlier this year is rather ignominiously known for delaying the inevitable Read »

Physician readiness should be a major focus of ICD-10 prep
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A February 2014 survey by the Medical Group Management Association indicated that only 10 percent of physician practices were prepared for the Read »

Use data to attack declining reimbursements
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No Chief financial officers at hospitals and health systems must track a multitude of difficult financial issues these days, including the repercussions from Meaningful Use and th  Read »

Technology 101 for CFOs
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There are aspects of technology that you, as a CFO, need to worry about – but becoming unnecessarily absorbed in technical details might make you overlook practical concerns and followin  Read »

CQMs: Time for a breather?
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 It has been five years since the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 launched a mad scramble among healthcare providers for   Read »

HHS signs off on new ICD-10 deadline
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The revised compliance date for providers, payers and clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10 has been finalized by the Department of Health and Hum  Read »

HHS finalizes ICD-10 compliance deadline
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A new ICD-10 compliance date has been finalized by the Department of Health and Human Services.  Read »

3 common ICD-10 myths, debunked
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Three of the most persistent and pernicious untruths about ICD-10 are tackled by AHIMA as confusi  Read »

Stage 2: Rubber meets the road
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As David Blumenthal, MD, sees it, Stage 2 is where the rubber meets the road for the Meaningful UseRead »

Clinical informatics: data in action
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If there is one emerging pattern within the clinical informatics field, it is the quest to make data "actionable" for users.  Read »

 
 

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