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By Carl Natale 12:21 pm February 22, 2016
We're seeing minimal denials and productivity drops but those may be the result of temporary tactics the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services put in place, namely accepting claims in the right family of ICD-10 codes. What's harder to tell is how the payers and providers will fare come Oct. 1, 2016.
By Jeff Rowe 11:19 am February 22, 2016
Simply reframing the way we think about reducing admissions and coordinating care would encourage greater efforts toward those goals.
By W. Roy Smythe, MD 03:58 pm February 19, 2016
Editor's note: This is the second segment of Roy Smythe’s four-part series that takes a deeper look at healthcare innovation from the perspective of four Contemporary Provider Challenges: Chronic and Behavior Care, Operations 2.0, Patient as Consumer and Post-Acute Care. This post focuses on Operations 2.0 wh
By Jeff Rowe 03:48 pm February 17, 2016
The new job focuses on identifying patient health goals, ensuring coordination and continuity of care.
By Mike Restuccia 01:50 pm February 16, 2016
Healthcare chief information officers are preparing for many existing and projected trends, from analytics to wearables. Some of these will require more CIOs to fill open job posts, while others are bound to demand new responsibilities and skills from CIOs.
By Jack McCarthy 09:46 am February 16, 2016
While Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have taken opposing stances, Republicans are still promising to repeal and replace the law, but none of the candidates in either party are offering specifics about their intentions.
By TEKsystems 08:24 am February 15, 2016
(SPONSORED) Technology has significantly disrupted the healthcare industry, creating a whole new matrix of threat and opportunity.
By Shahid Shah 11:43 am February 11, 2016
I have the pleasure of meeting or speaking with many digital health, health IT, med-tech, and life sciences startups every week.
By Marc Probst 09:20 am February 11, 2016
Electronic health records are typically touted as providing two primary and vital services: readily accessible patient records and protection against contraindicated medications. But Intermountain Healthcare is benefiting from a growing and transformative versatility in the application of its EHRs.
By W. Roy Smythe, MD 04:03 pm February 08, 2016
Editor's note: This is the first segment of Roy Smythe’s four-part series that takes a deeper look at healthcare innovation from the perspective of four Contemporary Provider Challenges: Chronic and Behavior Care, Operations 2.0, Patient as Consumer and Post-Acute Care.

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