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By W. Roy Smythe, MD 12:39 pm February 26, 2016
Editor's note: This is the third piece in Dr.
By Jack McCarthy 07:41 am February 26, 2016
They argue that delaying passage of the proposed legislation only hinders health IT innovation.
By David Butler, MD 04:10 pm February 23, 2016
Healthcare can learn a lot from the finance and retail sectors, but there is another industry that hasn't been mentioned where healthcare, particularly electronic health record systems, can take some notes: the gaming industry.
By Mac McMillan 11:16 am February 23, 2016
Last week we all read another sobering account of the disruption that cyber incidents can cause. The ransomware attack at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center was despicable in its nature and alarming in it what it says about the overall preparedness of healthcare to deflect these threats.
By Jack McCarthy 10:22 am February 23, 2016
From data management to retail delivery platforms to wearables, there is no shortage of innovation in the healthcare sector.
By Carl Natale 12:21 pm February 22, 2016
We're seeing minimal denials and productivity drops but those may be the result of temporary tactics the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services put in place, namely accepting claims in the right family of ICD-10 codes. What's harder to tell is how the payers and providers will fare come Oct. 1, 2016.
By Jeff Rowe 11:19 am February 22, 2016
Simply reframing the way we think about reducing admissions and coordinating care would encourage greater efforts toward those goals.
By W. Roy Smythe, MD 03:58 pm February 19, 2016
Editor's note: This is the second segment of Roy Smythe’s four-part series that takes a deeper look at healthcare innovation from the perspective of four Contemporary Provider Challenges: Chronic and Behavior Care, Operations 2.0, Patient as Consumer and Post-Acute Care. This post focuses on Operations 2.0 wh
By Jeff Rowe 03:48 pm February 17, 2016
The new job focuses on identifying patient health goals, ensuring coordination and continuity of care.
By Mike Restuccia 01:50 pm February 16, 2016
Healthcare chief information officers are preparing for many existing and projected trends, from analytics to wearables. Some of these will require more CIOs to fill open job posts, while others are bound to demand new responsibilities and skills from CIOs.

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