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April 18, 2014 | V. Katherine Gray
For many years, healthcare providers have sought to rein in the skyrocketing costs of medical imaging procedures through prior authorization. But new computerized... More

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April 17, 2014 | David Harlow
There are innumerable clinical, financial and compliance issues to be concerned about in this watershed era for the American healthcare system. However, do not forget... More
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
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

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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
March 07, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
A new study by the Rand Corporation indicates that, perhaps not surprisingly, many doctors are not quite as enamored of new health IT as advocates would like. More
March 05, 2014 | Carl Natale
We're past the point that we can debate the timing of ICD-10 training. Start ICD-10 training now. It's that simple. More
March 03, 2014 | Laurie McGraw
As someone deeply involved in the development of electronic health records for the past 20 years, I leave HIMSS14 with a great sense of pride. More