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April 23, 2015 | Carl Natale
If you're scrambling to meet the Oct. 1 ICD-10 compliance deadline, why would you want to start assigning ICD-10 codes before then? More

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April 22, 2015 | Sheetal Shah
Providers and health systems are looking to create digital patient experiences that will help serve this segment of the population in order to meet their financial and... More
April 20, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
With its potential to impact all three legs of the Triple Aim, improving care coordination has become a major focus for providers. But who's coordinating the... More
April 17, 2015 | Jonathan Bush
Is there a Black Swan gliding unseen through the corridors of healthcare? More
April 15, 2015 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, was not able to attend HIMSS15, but his second-in-command, Manu Tandon, was on-site at the conference. He sends this analysis of the key themes at... More
April 13, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
Carla Smith, executive vice president of HIMSS North America, has highlighted a few of the attractions for attendees. More

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February 23, 2015 | Joel French
Somehow health systems have adopted the notion that electronic health records are central to their competitive strategies -- viewing the technology's capabilities... More
February 20, 2015 | William Bria, MD
Enough talk about information technology's use in the practice of medicine. Health IT must become the practice of medicine. More
February 19, 2015 | Matt McElheny
Tying reimbursement to outcomes can lead to better patient recoveries, more predictable costs for all parties, higher prescription adherence rates, fewer readmissions... More
February 18, 2015 | John Halamka
Social networking concepts, mobile devices, analytics and cloud are key tactics for the success of any IT organization. More
February 17, 2015 | Craig Boundy
Like most technologies, big data can be used for good or it can be abused. But the good that big data brings far outweighs any accompanying risks. More