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With just six months to go, the healthcare industry is closer to an ICD-10 compliance deadline than it's ever been. But the code set conversion is still not free and clear from the chance that Congress could delay it again. More
Today’s Headlines
The Office of Inspector General is once again calling out CMS for failing to adequately address fraud...
Another EHR heavy-hitter has signed on to the CommonWell Health Alliance, joining several other health...
New York's Mount Sinai Health System is teaming up with a California-based mHealth company to...
MultiCare Connected Care has selected a Dallas-based company to support clinical interoperability, care...
Health and Human Services Chief Technology Officer Bryan Sivak recently announced that he will step...
Whether this is your first or your 15th HIMSS show, the sheer size of the event can derail even the...
Predictive analytics has helped some revenue cycle departments identify problem claims before they...
The Texas-based electronic medical record company announced March 31 it has been acquired by a private...
Bryan Sivak, chief technology officer at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will be...
An Ohio-based hospital is the latest provider to sign on with CommonWell Health Alliance, a step that...
 
SPOTLIGHT In case you missed it Here are some recent Healthcare IT News reports on industry issues.
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On March 20, CMS released its proposed Stage 3 rules and certification critieria for eligible hospitals and providers. This analysis by Micky Tripathi and John ...More
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With healthcare interoperability as far front and center as we've ever seen it, we present some of the devotees who have made it a central ...More
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"The interviews really brought it to life; it was fun to do," says Robert Wachter, MD, of the 90 or so people, from across the ...More
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The time is ripe for "3rd Platform" EHRs, according to IDC -- which sees some movement toward these newer, more flexible and mostly cloud-based systems ...More
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"Because I said so." If you've ever been a parent of a teenager, you've likely uttered (screamed) those four words on more than one occasion. ...More
Penn Medicine app
Boston Children's and Penn Medicine faced similar choices: They could purchase existing apps on the open market, with no guarantee they would fit smoothly into ...More
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An arm of the Defense Department's Military Health System joined the HIE to improve the quality of care while also reducing costs.More
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It appears that FHIR is about to blaze through healthcare. At HIMSS15, HL7 will be demonstrating the latest version of its next-generation standards framework for ...More
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CMIOs are eager to increase strategic involvement in their organization's critical initiatives, and they are gaining ground.More