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April 23, 2015 | Carl Natale
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? More

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April 22, 2015 | Sheetal Shah
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... More
April 20, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
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... More
April 17, 2015 | Jonathan Bush
Is there a Black Swan gliding unseen through the corridors of healthcare? More
April 15, 2015 | John Halamka
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... More
April 13, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
Carla Smith, executive vice president of HIMSS North America, has highlighted a few of the attractions for attendees. More

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April 19, 2012 | EJ Fechenda
Depending on the size of the organization, a hospital’s IT department can be massive with multiple departmental directors. Technology is evolving quickly, so it isn’t... More
April 19, 2012 | Christina Thielst
Earlier this year I was invited by the eHealth Initiative to participate in a focus group for PwC Health Research Institute's newly released report entitled, “... More
April 18, 2012 | Shawn Curtiss
Although many healthcare organizations have made the transition, a significant number continue to struggle with the implementation of EMR technology. More
April 17, 2012 | Brian Ahier
The proposed rule for Stage 2 Meaningful Use has a strong emphasis on patient engagement. This is certainly a good thing, and I am very glad to see the focus put on this... More
April 16, 2012 | Helen Figge
The HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community of Profession has seen tremendous success in understanding and exploring the impact of the informatics nurse professional. More