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April 23, 2014 | Edmund Billings, MD
Did you hear the one about the CMS administrator who was asked what it would take to delay the 2014 ICD-10 implementation deadline? An act of Congress, he smugly replied... More

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April 23, 2014 | Keith W. Boone
I don't know how many times I've been asked that question, or attempted to answer it. The short answer is fairly simple. More
April 22, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
Everyone knows about social media, but what's harder to "know" is what it can do for you, and in this regard healthcare organizations are no different... More
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
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

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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