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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 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
February 27, 2014 | John Halamka
During HIMSS14 I met with numerous companies, leaders and fellow IT professionals. The theme I heard frequently was the need for care management/population health... More
February 26, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
Want to hook an online audience? Ask Amazon how to do it. That's essentially the advice one health IT stakeholder is offering his colleagues across the sector. More