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By Carl Natale 01:33 pm April 28, 2015
Coders can be hired as employees or freelancers, which means planning and budgeting now. And medical practices need to do a cost-benefit analysis to determine if it's better to hire personnel or accept longer reimbursement cycles.
By Jeff Rowe 10:18 am April 24, 2015
Yes, there is a university preparing doctors-to-be for the sorts of technologies they will invariably encounter in the future.
By Carl Natale 03:45 pm April 23, 2015
If you're scrambling to meet the Oct. 1 ICD-10 compliance deadline, why would you want to start assigning ICD-10 codes before then?
By Sheetal Shah 01:34 pm April 22, 2015
Providers and health systems are looking to create digital patient experiences that will help serve this segment of the population in order to meet their financial and clinical objectives.
By Tom Sullivan 05:00 pm April 21, 2015
Are you currently dual-coding? Holding off until after the deadline? Or planning another tactic altogether?
By Jeff Rowe 12:15 pm April 20, 2015
With its potential to impact all three legs of the Triple Aim, improving care coordination has become a major focus for providers. But who's coordinating the coordinators?
By Carl Natale 07:57 am April 20, 2015
Medical groups will get another shot at testing with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
By Jeff Rowe 12:16 pm April 17, 2015
Part of the problem is that patients and doctors find the emerging breed of care coordinators to be somewhat confusing.
By Jonathan Bush 09:44 am April 17, 2015
Is there a Black Swan gliding unseen through the corridors of healthcare?
By John Halamka 08:50 am April 15, 2015
John Halamka, MD, was not able to attend HIMSS15, but his second-in-command, Manu Tandon, was on-site at the conference. He sends this analysis of the key themes at HIMSS15.

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