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By Keith W. Boone 08:26 am March 21, 2012
Engagement is a two way street. It takes both parties to create engagement, not just one or the other.
By Kelly Mehler 04:00 pm March 15, 2012
As he turns 65 this year, GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney says he will not sign up for Medicare. Instead, he will keep his private insurance and do without the social safety net, a Romney rep said Tuesday.
By Tom Sullivan 11:49 am February 14, 2012
The fight over ICD-10 continued on Tuesday as CMS acting administrator Marilyn Tavenner said at an AMA meeting that CMS wants to reexamine the pace of implementing ICD-10.
By John Moore 08:59 am January 12, 2012
Admittedly, our predictions for 2011 were modest. So for 2012, we’ll go out on a limb with many of our predictions. Hopefully that limb won’t crack sending us crashing to the ground.
By Farzad Mostashari, MD 09:00 am January 10, 2012
I would like to highlight ten of this year's most notable developments in the world of health information technology and ONC.
By Jon Mertz 08:41 am December 29, 2011
You can read about the shift happening. You can see the shift happening. You can sense the shift happening. In all of this, there is still an understanding that we have a long way to go in order to achieve a true connected health care system, yet we know the movement is happening.
By John Halamka 08:46 am December 20, 2011
The December HIT Standards Committee included a discussion of the work ahead for the next year based on the priorities we've heard from stakeholders. We'll have 10 in person and 2 telephonic meetings in 2012.
By Debbi Meisner 09:36 am December 13, 2011
Can you hear that clock ticking down to Jan. 1, 2012? If you are among the few in healthcare who are really on the ball, becoming compliant with new ASC-X12 5010 transaction standards ahead of the deadline, then congratulations!
By Richard Elmore 04:11 pm December 12, 2011
Why aren't we talking about pricing failures? The US, has consistently higher prices than any other country. The 2010 report by the International Federation of Health Plans consists of 23 pricing measures and the pattern is the same across each of these measures. And a 2010 investigation of Health Care Cost Trends and Cost Drivers in...
By Jennifer Dennard 11:10 am October 21, 2011
I have been amazed lately at the speed with which change is happening all around us – be it in healthcare IT, on Wall Street, or on the world stage. People are realizing their voices can be heard, and that solidarity can make a difference – whether that be rising up against despotic governments or clamoring for change to proposed ACO regulations...

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