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By Anthony Brino 12:00 am October 20, 2013
With ONC Chief Farzad Mostashari and ONC Principal Deputy Coordinator David Muntz stepping down from their posts at the same time last September, Jacob Reider, MD, director of ONC's Office of the Chief Medical Officer, assumed the position of acting national coordinator, starting Oct. 4.
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am October 20, 2013
The $2.4 billion hospital revenue cycle management software and services industry expects double digit increases in 2014.
Doug Brown
By Bernie Monegain 10:37 am September 23, 2013
The $2.4 billion hospital RCM software and services industry expects double digit increases in 2014 because of business shifts, reimbursement and payment reforms, accountable care participation, ICD-10 coding challenges, physician practice acquisitions, collection issues, and overall declining margins.
By Diana Manos 12:00 am September 20, 2013
Eighty-seven percent of all physician practices agree their billing and collections systems need upgrading, according to a recent survey.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 am September 20, 2013
As hospitals come to own more and more physician practices, more of them are making use of big-name EHRs, spurring efficiencies and readiness for meaningful use. But more than half of solo docs are still paper-based.
By Tom Sullivan 12:00 am September 20, 2013
When Mike Taylor was shopping for a new electronic health record system, vendors boldly sat across the table from him and said flat-out that they won't integrate with other EHRs. 
Glen Tullman
By Eric Wicklund 09:44 am September 18, 2013
Glen Tullman, who spent 15 years at Allscripts before stepping down in 2012 amid a company shakeup, has announced plans to launch Zest Health. The company's opening salvo will be a consumer-focused mobile app.
Bill Spooner, senior vice president and CIO at Sharp
By Mike Miliard 11:03 am September 16, 2013
With more than 2.3 million visits each year, Sharp HealthCare sees plenty of patients pass through its doors. That means ensuring patient information is easily accessible within its electronic health record system -- and patients are correctly identified -- is critically important.
By Diana Manos 10:55 am September 04, 2013
The majority of all physician practices agree their billing and collections systems need upgrading, according to a new survey, with most favoring the move to a fully integrated practice management, EHR and medical software product, accessible through the cloud on any browser or device.
By Tom Sullivan 10:39 am September 03, 2013
The EHR landscape, peppered with software programs that for reasons technological as well as proprietary or financially-driven do not interoperate, integrate or even interface with each other, will get better in time, of course, as most markets invariably do -- but when?

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