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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 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
February 04, 2014 | John Halamka
Feb. 4 at the HIT Policy Committee meeting, the Meaningful Use Workgroup presented its recommendations as part of the process leading to a final rule in 2015. More
February 04, 2014 | David Lareau
Historically, physician and nursing systems and workflow have been parallel, but independent, of each other. In looking at what is currently available, it is obvious... More
February 03, 2014 | Shahid Shah
I was watching the Super Bowl last night and lost interest after Bruno Mars' very nice halftime concert so I started picking up some "Read it Later"... More
January 30, 2014 | David Harlow
The recent FTC decision in the LabMD case has HIPAA-watchers scratching their heads, tugging their beards, and generally wondering about reconciling FTC-style litigation... More