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Oct. 1, 2015, is a lot closer than you might think. Before the ICD-10 deadline arrives, there are some important items on any healthcare organization's to-do list. More
Today’s Headlines
Despite ICD-10 having been delayed three times already by the federal government, industry analysts say...
In what it's calling a 'historic' announcement, the Department of Health and Human...
University Medical Center, in Lubbock, Texas, has signed Cerner to a decade-long deal to expand and...
While Stage 2 meaningful use's infamous 5 percent view/download/transmit threshold continues to...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is launching a pilot that gives patients unprecedented input to...
Electronic health records don't just enable better care; they also make it a heck of a lot easier...
Medicare is giving bonuses to a majority of hospitals that it graded on quality, but many of those...
After 350 giant steps, Kaiser has reached the pinnacle of HIMSS Analytics' Electronic Medical...
In a time of "fast innovation and investment" in health technology, an open Internet is...
Patient safety demands that certified electronic health records enable unique device identification,...
 
SPOTLIGHT In case you missed it Here are some recent Healthcare IT News reports on industry issues.
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"Although computers and EHRs can facilitate and even improve clinical documentation, their use can also add complexities," according to a new paper from the American ...More
Jonathan Bush
Athenahealth, which built its reputation among ambulatory practices by doing the work doctors don't have time to do, is about to buy itself entry into ...More
Marilyn Tavenner
Marilyn Tavenner, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which oversees the Federal EHR Incentive Program and is in charge of the transition ...More
U.S. Capitol
"It's hard to comprehend how HHS can move forward to full-year reporting when the numbers for 90-day reporting are so low," said Congresswoman Renee Ellmers, ...More
radiology
HCA Group recently undertook a project to offer clinicians easier access to advanced digital images. Once all but impossible thanks to proprietary platforms and enormous ...More
Google
Google is a key contender -- part of the PwC team -- bidding on the massive 10-year federal contract to build an electronic health record ...More
Target
"I don't think I've been to a health system or even a country in the last couple of years where the Triple Aim isn't in ...More
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It's no secret that Americans pay a pretty penny for their healthcare. As providers face pressure to reduce costs on the front end -- for ...More
People
Improving the health of populations is a challenging goal -- but one that could have some far-reaching positive impacts. Untangling issues around interoperability and data ...More