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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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February 20, 2014 | Karen DeSalvo
This week marks a major milestone in our journey towards adoption and meaningful use of electronic health records. As we work toward the secure, private and meaningful... More
February 19, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
A new media survey finds widespread use of healthcare analytics, but experts wonder if providers are really sure about the appropriate and necessary uses of it. More
February 17, 2014 | David Karabinos
Although the federal government's meaningful use incentive program has been a driving force for healthcare IT innovation and adoption, it has also been a... More
February 17, 2014 | Carl Natale
There is conventional wisdom that too many ICD-10 codes is going to make it harder for clinicians and medical coders to do their jobs. More
February 13, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
From a business standpoint, one of the more interesting phenomena in healthcare is how the ubiquity of IT is enabling companies not traditionally associated with... More