By Carl Natale 09:05 am November 05, 2012
Last week gave most of the East Coast a very scary storm. Which overshadowed the less-real scares of Halloween. Today we cover the ICD-10 codes that could be used in both scenarios.
By Helen Figge 06:57 am November 05, 2012
The HIMSS CPHIMS credential continues to become widely accepted as the premier certification for health IT career paths. The HIMSS Annual Conference in New Orleans in 2013 will provide an opportunity for attendees to take a CPHIMS review course as well as sit for the certification exam.
By Lee Barrett 10:50 am November 02, 2012
ENHAC executive director Lee Barrett explains what's at stake for certified EHRs, the economy, HITECH funding and patient care on Election day.
By Jennifer Dennard 08:12 am November 02, 2012
It’s not often that stealing someone’s seat at a healthcare conference actually ends up working in my favor, but last Spring’s iHT2 event in Atlanta proved me wrong.
By John Trader 01:11 pm October 31, 2012
Although we all applaud the massive push towards electronic health records and the digitization of medical information, there are some very tangible cybercrime data breach threats that exist which could topple the momentum gained by the launch of the HITECH Act two and half years ago.
By John Halamka 08:37 am October 31, 2012
In a time of EHR naysayers, mean-spirited election year politics, and press misinterpretation, it's important that we all send a unified message about our progress on the national priorities we've developed by consensus.
By Helen Figge 08:00 am October 29, 2012
Healthcare and IT jobs supporting these advancements will continue to be the fastest growing career paths. HIMSS realizes the need to support those entering these positions and the Emerging Professionals community has been designed to do just that!
By Jeff Rowe 10:40 am October 26, 2012
Amid all the rush to purchase, implement, and use health information technologies, a surprisingly small percentage of organizations are measuring return on investment.
By Anthony Brino 10:15 am October 26, 2012
While health reform has received somewhat less attention in the presidential election than other issues, the legal and economic impacts of the ACA and Massachusetts laws are still being debated.
By Tom Sullivan 08:33 am October 26, 2012
Romney says ACA repeal could help budget, the opportunity within the EHR upcoding controversy, ICD-10 on the cheap, Northern Ireland, results of a reader poll about health IT in the GOP and Democratic party platforms, and more.

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