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By Jeff Rowe 08:46 am March 14, 2013
Healthcare stakeholders and policymakers are working overtime to build the bridge into the digital future. But is there a risk that bridge may collapse under the weight of expectations?
By Jeff Rowe 08:25 am March 14, 2013
Healthcare stakeholders and policymakers are working overtime to build the bridge into the digital future. But is there a risk that bridge may collapse under the weight of expectations?
By Carl Natale 08:39 am March 13, 2013
The ICD-10 National Pilot Program is picking up steam. It's a collaborative designed to help healthcare organizations prepare for ICD-10 testing and to share best practices.
By Keith W. Boone 09:32 am March 12, 2013
One of the things I like about HIMSS is connecting with people and events that I only get to see once each year. It's like the friend's child you see infrequently; growth and change is so much more obvious.
By John Trader 12:38 pm March 11, 2013
Whatever your reason is for attending the HIMSS annual conference each year, there is never a shortage of education sessions, technology demonstrations, social networking, and meetings on meaningful topics specifically suited to your own tastes. While I was there, I asked some industry professionals what their key takeaways were from the...
By Carl Natale 09:29 am March 11, 2013
One of the major training decisions that a healthcare organization needs to make is when to start ICD-10 training. How much training will be part of that timing decision.
By Helen Figge 09:14 am March 11, 2013
Well, another successful HIMSS Annual Conference just ended and it was record breaking in every sense of the word. The Career Services Center and Career Services Institute audiences were phenomenal and the presentations were full of tips to take back and use in our career efforts.
By Anthony Brino 01:56 pm March 08, 2013
The Indiana Senate has unanimously passed a bill expanding Medicaid reimbursement for telemedicine. Advocates hope expanded use of tele-consultations and more mobile medicine in general will help fill rural provider gaps.
By Jeff Rowe 11:01 am March 08, 2013
We interrupt this policy initiative for a period of reassessment! No, there’s no formal reconsideration of the HITECH act under way, but this article does a nice job of chronologically lining up numerous objections or challenges to the goals and methods of HITECH.
By David Harlow 09:02 am March 08, 2013
Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for Health IT, announced the release of an ONC RFI at HIMSS March 6, entitled "Advancing Interoperability and Health Information Exchange," in order to identify ways in which ONC may accelerate interoperability of EMRs without any additional statutory or regulatory authority.

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