Tom Sullivan | July 16, 2015 | 08:00 AM | ICD-10 & Coding
The predicted dip in productivity can be "a minor speed bump or a gigantic crater." That all depends on a number of factors and it's not too late to start mitigating them ahead of the deadline. More
Tom Sullivan | July 15, 2015 | 14:47 PM | Policy and Legislation
Marilyn Tavenner to represent the political and economic interests of America's commercial payers. More
Tom Sullivan | July 14, 2015 | 08:01 AM | Cloud Computing
Healthcare organizations can use the new platform’s functions for archiving, encryption, auditing and event monitoring -- all in the cloud. More
Tom Sullivan | July 10, 2015 | 09:43 AM | Workforce
Gary Fingerhut has left the Cleveland Clinic Innovation Center, after it was notified by the FBI of alleged financial transactions that violated the organization's policy. More
Tom Sullivan | July 10, 2015 | 08:03 AM | Mobile
Armed with a portal and an armada of tablet computers, one hospital system has managed to reduce time spent in waiting rooms, slash paper consumption and cut costs. Here's how they did it. More
Tom Sullivan | July 10, 2015 | 08:01 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Workforce
The usual suspects are on the list, such as Intermountain, Kaiser Permanente. And so are some perhaps lesser-known institutions, such as the Grundy County Memorial Hospital in Iowa. Who will win? More
Tom Sullivan | July 8, 2015 | 18:05 PM | Policy and Legislation
Because of the "importance for the quality of care and treatment,” CMS suggested in a proposed new rule that it will begin paying doctors for holding those conversations with patients. More
Tom Sullivan | July 8, 2015 | 10:35 AM | ICD-10 & Coding
ICD-10 Charts unveiled a new suite of products designed to help small and mid-size providers convert to and prepare for ICD-10. More
Tom Sullivan | July 6, 2015 | 13:34 PM | ICD-10 & Coding
In a surprise concession, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Monday that it would work with the American Medical Association on four steps designed to ease the transition to ICD-10. More
Tom Sullivan | June 30, 2015 | 10:20 AM | Business Intelligence, Network Infrastructure, Policy and Legislation
In the national discourse about interoperability, much of the focus is on enabling a doctor using one electronic health record to access patient information residing in a different hospital's EHR, even when another vendor built it. But is that really the... More
NEW YORK | Tom Sullivan | June 19, 2015 | 10:50 AM | Analytics, Population Health
Rishi Sikka, MD, has a favorite superhero you may not have heard of -- one who can surf the time stream and predict the future. Superheroes, in fact, have some lessons to teach us about population health analytics. More
Tom Sullivan | June 10, 2015 | 13:39 PM | ICD-10 & Coding, Policy and Legislation
Could CMS be forced to oblige if more states start enacting similar anti-ICD-10 measures? More