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By Bernie Monegain 09:32 am November 05, 2015
IASIS Healthcare will roll out an integrated system for its clinical and financial records from health IT giant Cerner.
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By Linda Girgis, MD 05:55 pm October 07, 2015
One doctor's first week of coding under the new classification system has been frustrating, to say the least. She shares her experience and looks at new fears on the immediate horizon.
Look back
By Tom Sullivan 05:00 pm October 02, 2015
The code set conversion has been a long time coming. Let's take a look back across the years at some of the most important aspects along the way.
Lynne Thomas Gordon
By Bernie Monegain 10:42 am September 30, 2015
AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon says she's confident the transition that begins Thursday will go off with few, if any, glitches. As she sees it, all of healthcare will be better for it.
revenue cycle
By Mike Miliard 10:26 am September 30, 2015
As ICD-10 looms, value-based reimbursement remains clouded in uncertainty and many technology vendors under-deliver on their promises, more and more hospitals are outsourcing their revenue cycle management processes.
Spotlights
By Bernie Monegain 09:04 am September 29, 2015
We highlight six of the most talked about new products on display and available for demo at the 2015 AHIMA Convention and Exhibit.
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
By Bernie Monegain 05:14 am September 29, 2015
They may be in the Big Easy, where the good times roll, but the people in charge of managing health data at hospitals across the country are focused on the hard work of realizing the most benefit they can from ICD-10.
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By Mike Miliard 10:28 am September 24, 2015
The October 1 deadline is really just the beginning. As ICD-10 coding gets underway in earnest next month, there will be plenty of questions that need answering for providers nationwide. AHIMA wants to help.
command center
By Tom Sullivan 10:09 am September 11, 2015
Even hospitals that feel prepared for ICD-10 would be wise to consider a plan for handling problems as they crop up. Here's what Rochester Regional Health System is doing to ensure they're ready for the big day.
ICD-10 Treasure map
By Tom Sullivan 07:51 am September 08, 2015
Even though it has felt, perhaps, as if the opposite was true for several years, hospitals and medical practices are captains of their own ICD-10 ships -- a fact that's more apparent now, literally days from shore, than ever before.

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