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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

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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
August 07, 2014 | Andy Arends
To prevent further delays and to ensure a smooth transition to ICD-10, health plans need to actively engage physicians in their testing process. More

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May 27, 2014 | Carl Natale
Let's forget about preparing for ICD-10 implementation for a minute. What if healthcare providers focused on improving clinical documentation? More
May 22, 2014 | Jeff Rowe
As it is throughout the world, health IT is spreading rapidly across the U.S healthcare system, but the nation's union of nurses says, at the very least, it's... More
May 21, 2014 | Gary Johnson
Effectively managing external business associates doesn't just apply to the HIPAA Omnibus rule. It also applies to meaningful use. More
May 20, 2014 | Diana Manos
I just spent three long days covering the open public forum on the FDASIA report. Federal officials, at the end, said they got from the meeting exactly what they were... More
May 19, 2014 | Carl Natale
Let's assume you're relieved that ICD-10 implementation has been extended a year because you haven't done anything about it yet. More