WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | February 27, 2015 | 10:33 AM | Claims Processing, ICD-10 & Coding, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
"CMS is ready for ICD-10," said outgoing Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner this week, pointing to 660 providers and billing companies that submitted some 15,000 test claims. More
Mike Miliard | February 26, 2015 | 11:00 AM | Quality and Safety
For six years, Healthcare IT News has called on our readers to shine a bright light on the people in this industry who are making a difference. It's time to cast a ballot for the 2015 H.I.T. Men & Women Awards. More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | February 26, 2015 | 10:53 AM | Quality and Safety, Analytics, Clinical
Mayo Clinic is publishing commercialized analytics tools on the Apervita platform, offering other healthcare organizations the chance to leverage its clinical knowledge. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | February 25, 2015 | 12:32 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
Medicare eligible professionals now have until 11:59 p.m. ET on March 20, 2015, to attest to meaningful use for the 2014 reporting year. More
NEW YORK | Mike Miliard | February 25, 2015 | 10:52 AM | Mobile, Quality and Safety, Clinical
Mobile apps equipped with clinical decision support lead to much higher diagnosis rates than apps that merely record data from a patient exam, a study from Columbia University School of Nursing shows. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | February 25, 2015 | 10:25 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Privacy & Security
The number of patients affected by medical identity theft increased nearly 22 percent over the past year, according to a new report from the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance -- an increase of nearly half a million victims since 2013. More
ATLANTA | Mike Miliard | February 24, 2015 | 10:45 AM | Claims Processing, ICD-10 & Coding, Workforce
Most physician practices are now convinced that the ICD-10 transition will finally happen on Oct. 1, 2015. But just 21 percent say they're on track with their preparations for the switchover. More
Mike Miliard | February 23, 2015 | 11:07 AM | Privacy & Security, Workforce
More and more across healthcare, provider organizations are adding a new C-suite role to their rosters -- or at least a new letter to the acronym of their chief security officer's title. More
Mike Miliard | February 23, 2015 | 09:59 AM | Electronic Health Records
Black Book, the research firm known for its rankings of health IT products, has changed its survey process after an inspection of its EHR survey responses found dozens of hospital resellers casting ballots for physician practices. More
ENGLEWOOD, CO | Mike Miliard | February 20, 2015 | 11:31 AM | Quality and Safety, Workforce, Policy and Legislation
The Medical Group Management Association on Friday named its new president and chief executive officer -- a health system chief medical officer, former management consultant and best-selling author. More
PORTLAND, OR | Mike Miliard | February 20, 2015 | 11:06 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Quality and Safety
A new partnership between a Portland, Oregon, behavioral health services provider and a local health system will use an HIE tool to link the hospital's acute care data with a specialty behavioral health EHR. More
CHARLOTTE, NC | Mike Miliard | February 19, 2015 | 11:13 AM | Meaningful Use, ICD-10 & Coding, Privacy & Security
Nearly 95 percent of health IT professionals say complying with regulations is the chief driver of their decision-making, according to a new poll. Worse, a majority say too many government mandates are having an adverse effect on their work. More