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One notable thing about CMS' revisions to its ICD-10 policy on Monday is the fact that many suggestions came straight from the AMA. Historically, after all, there's been no love lost between the two organizations on this heated subject. More
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is poised to launch a new model of care designed to...
In a surprise concession, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Monday that it...
Too often, health organizations "make rookie mistakes" in their technology implementations,...
Longtime collaborators Cerner and University of Missouri have re-upped for a 10-year contract that will...
As promised last month, former ONC chief Farzad Mostashari, MD, and friends, launched on July 2, the...
While nursing homes have traditionally been one of the weakest links when it comes to health...
A "one-size fits all" approach to meaningful use has done no one any favors, argues Brookings...
Health insurance giant Aetna will acquire rival insurer Humana in a $37 billion deal announced July 3....
Healthcare IT News' focus is primarily on IT within the healthcare space, but there's also so...
Health IT-enabled care coordination leaves much to be desired, according to a new survey of clinicians...
 
SPOTLIGHT In case you missed it Here are some recent Healthcare IT News reports on industry issues.
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As the summer dawns, we look back on the first six months of the year, highlighting the biggest stories -- from population health to ICD-10, ...More
Hacker
Once upon a time, security was simpler. Now it's a different world -- a more dangerous one, with omnipresent risks to patient data. That theme ...More
Road signs
In the national discourse about interoperability, much of the focus is on enabling a doctor using one electronic health record to access patient information residing ...More
RFID
The University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington, Vt., announced recently that five million medications have been tracked using radio frequency identification technology. "It's cutting ...More
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Arguably just as important as ICD-10 readiness come time for October is also focusing on what's to happen afterward. And not all of what you ...More
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The numbers should shake any provider still blissfully ignorant of privacy threats out of their complacency: Two-thirds of health organizations polled by HIMSS for its ...More
Connected people
In the newest payer-provider ACO partnership, UnitedHealthcare has teamed up with an eight-hospital health system to launch another accountable care organization, covering 12,300 individuals. More
Pop health
The LGBTQ community is the focus of a new study that will tap Apple's clinical research platform as a tool to identify health disparities.More
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New geographic information system technology from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services aims to help community health agencies and emergency management officials protect ...More