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April 16, 2014 | Carl Natale
Now that medical practices have been legislated a reprieve from ICD-10 implementation, they need to decide what to do next. More

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April 14, 2014 | Michael Brozino
The first quarter of 2014 is over and yet we are still witnessing EHR system vendors asking the government for more time, or to lessen the certification demands, for... More
April 14, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
More often than not, health IT advocates get excited about the myriad ways technology could be used to help doctors do a better job of providing care. But what about... More
April 11, 2014 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Is it safe and effective care for providers to evaluate and prescribe for patients that they've never met face-to-face? More
April 10, 2014 | Carl Natale
Let's be honest. We shouldn't be surprised that an ICD-10 delay became law. It's a concept that is easier to hate than embrace. More
The delay in ICD-10 implementation was met last week with equal parts relief and frustration. Health plans and healthcare providers who were ready are understandably... More

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March 24, 2014 | Christina Thielst
Way back in 2005 when I was still getting started as a blogger and was active in the world of EHR adoption, I wondered about their impact on malpractice rates. So here... More
March 17, 2014 | Laura Madsen
These days you can't swing a dead cat without hitting a healthcare business intelligence expert. So how do you separate self-proclaimed experts from real expertise... More
March 17, 2014 | Carl Natale
Sometime before Oct. 1, medical practices need to test if the new ICD-10 procedures and tools will work. More
March 12, 2014 | John Halamka
Over the past few months, Beth Israel Deaconess has been the pilot site for a new approach to clinical information technology, wearable computing. In the emergency... More
March 10, 2014 | Joshua Berman
For hospitals looking to protect their revenue streams, verifying compliance of financial connectivity software is a good way to start preparing for ICD-10 conversion.... More