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August 20, 2014 | Carl Natale
It may seem a bit too early to start testing your systems for ICD-10 compatibility. But when do you want to try and solve any problems that testing may reveal? More

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August 14, 2014 | Charles Kennedy
Patient engagement. Population health management. Shared savings. Incentive alignment. Every tweet or article about accountable care is filled with buzzwords like these... More
August 13, 2014 | John Halamka
Hospitals across the country have until September 30 to complete their 2014 reporting period for meaningful use Stage 2. The trajectory is very positive but the position... More
August 12, 2014 | Darren Leroux
The consumerization of IT and the bring-your-own-device movement in the workplace has proven to be extremely beneficial for the healthcare industry, allowing providers... More
August 12, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
While the flexibility of social media makes them an exciting tool for healthcare organizations, having a clear strategy is critical. More
The internal benchmarking typically used to evaluate health system performance is no longer sufficient to meet government mandates, ensure timely reimbursements and... More

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June 09, 2014 | Carl Natale
One of the reasons used to justify ICD-10 implementation is that the granular data can be used in healthcare research. More
June 05, 2014 | Tom Sullivan
Earlier this week, Karen DeSalvo, MD, sent an e-mail to ONC staffers detailing plans to restructure the office. In return, DeSalvo on Tuesday received a letter from the... More
June 05, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
It's easy to categorize providers as divided into two camps, one embracing the use of the internet for medical interactions and the other, well, not so enthusiastic. More
June 04, 2014 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, offers his take on the recent reorganization at ONC, which reduced 17 different offices to 10. More
June 03, 2014 | Chad Johnson
The Direct Project's use is increasing at a rapid pace. The meaningful use-required transport standard is easy to use and is finally starting to change the... More