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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

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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
April 10, 2014 | Carl Natale
Let's be honest. We shouldn't be surprised that an ICD-10 delay became law. It's a concept that is easier to hate than embrace. More

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February 11, 2014 | Carl Natale
The Medical Group Management Association released a very interesting study last week. They surveyed 570 physician group practices on the state of their ICD-10... More
February 10, 2014 | Cliff Bleustein, MD
While risk-based contracts account for only a small percentage of the current reimbursement arrangements for hospitals, recent events indicate that payment based on... More
February 06, 2014 | Cindy Thomas Wright
In just a few short weeks, 40,000 healthcare IT professionals will descend on the show floor in Orlando. With the final countdown on, here are a few simple reminders and... More
February 06, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
One of the enduring ironies when it comes to health IT is the contradiction between the understandable concern among healthcare stakeholders over data security and the... More
February 06, 2014 | John Moore
To insure physicians were paid for services rendered, EHRs were architected to record episodic events with various codes for specific procedures. Sad thing is that today... More