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By Mike Miliard 12:00 am January 30, 2013
Health providers are reassessing their health information management (HIM) strategies as the big switchover to ICD-10 couples with new challenges related to health reform, staffing and EHRs. At the same time, however, that's leading to some creative thinking about the roles of HIM professionals and offering opportunities for growth.
By Bernie Monegain 10:41 am January 28, 2013
Healthcare providers want to integrate clinical decision support into their workflow, but they are finding that it's not so easy, according to a report from research firm KLAS.
By Mike Miliard 11:12 am January 08, 2013
Health providers are reassessing their health information management (HIM) strategies as the big switchover to ICD-10 couples with new challenges related to health reform, staffing and EHRs, according to a report from KLAS. Meanwhile, a new article from AHIMA spotlights the need for agile HIM leadership.
By Mike Miliard 10:59 am January 07, 2013
James Turnbull, chief information officer at University of Utah Health Care, has been named the 2012 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and HIMSS.
By Mary Mosquera 04:20 pm January 02, 2013
The federal incentive program for adoption of electronic health records is on the verge of driving a growth spike in patient portals, as meaningful use stage 2 requires that physicians engage with their patients and share more information.
Frankenstein
By Erin McCann 12:00 am January 01, 2013
Mergers and acquisitions can be hazardous to a company's health, industry experts often warn. In the realm of health IT, this caveat has proved no exception.
By Mike Miliard 10:16 am December 26, 2012
RelayHealth, McKesson's connectivity business, will acquire Miami Lakes, Fla.-based Ahi Software, which develops patient access technology.
By Bernie Monegain 08:26 am December 26, 2012
More than 200 hospitals of fewer than 200 beds are changing or replacing their hospital health information systems, according to a new survey from research firm KLAS.
By Mike Miliard 11:19 am December 14, 2012
KLAS has released its "2012 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services" report, ranking the highest-performing IT vendors in nearly 100 segments. Once again, Verona, Wis.-based Epic has dominated the field.
By Bernie Monegain 08:39 am December 06, 2012
Pressures to meet meaningful use requirements and cut costs are driving growth in revenue cycle services (RCS) throughout the country according to the recent KLAS report, Revenue Cycle Services: Which Firms Deliver Big Returns?

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