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ICD-10 deadline tries nation's hospitals
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Despite ICD-10 having been delayed three times already by the federal government, industry analysts say healthcare officials should treat Oct.  Read »

The experience of interoperability thus far
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As I travel across the country and listen to CIOs struggling with mandates from Meaningful Use to ICD-10  Read »

Changes ahead for revenue cycle in 2015
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Continuing uncertainty about the implementation and ultimate impact of ICD-10, and the expansion of bundled payments in 2015, mean hospitals will h  Read »

An ICD-10 training timeline, and some coding scenarios
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ICD-10 coding scenarios I don't see how anyone can make the argument that ICD-10 training should be delayed.  Read »

Tavenner to step down from CMS
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Marilyn Tavenner, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which oversees the Federal EHR Incentive Program and is in charge   Read »

How hospitals are tackling costs in 2015
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Editor's note: In the three-part cover story of our January issue, Healthcare IT News takes a look at the three big challenges health information technology is trying to help solve: quality   Read »

ICD-10 testing deadline extended
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Providers have an extra bit of time to apply for ICD-10 end-to-end testing.  Read »

Dialing up care takes down hypertension
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Primary care doctors at Arch Health Partners, a 90-physician multi-specialty practice affiliated with Palomar Health, recently ramped up care of patients with hypertension – with promising results.  Read »

Top 10 Healthcare IT News stories of 2014
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It was, as always, an eventful year for the health information technology industry, everywhere from hospitals to physician practices, vendor headquarters to the halls of Congress.  Read »

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

 
 

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