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
Tom Sullivan | June 5, 2015 | 16:11 PM | Claims Processing, ICD-10 & Coding
Company adds capabilities and technologies for translating other codes and converting existing documentation into ICD-10. More
Tom Sullivan | June 5, 2015 | 13:06 PM | ICD-10 & Coding, Population Health
The wrangling over ICD-10 flared up again on Friday, when proponents took aim at a think tank's recent proposal that the U.S. should consider a different classification system than ICD-10. More
Tom Sullivan | June 3, 2015 | 12:54 PM | ICD-10 & Coding, Policy and Legislation
In a new letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, members of Congress may have just opened a door for the agency to institute an enforcement-free period to the new code set conversion. More
Tom Sullivan | May 29, 2015 | 08:07 AM | Pharmacy, Policy and Legislation, Patient Engagement
The Former Robert Wood Johnson entrepreneur and Pew researcher already has some big ideas for what she'll do at Health and Human Services. More
Tom Sullivan | May 27, 2015 | 09:41 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Clinical
Could chronic care management be the new meaningful use? Some entrepreneurs see even greater financial incentives on the immediate horizon. More
Tom Sullivan | May 26, 2015 | 08:09 AM | Accountable Care, Analytics, Clinical
There are as many definitions for the phrase as there are people willing to address the question. But within those are some common characteristics that can be boiled down for further understanding. More
Tom Sullivan | May 20, 2015 | 15:52 PM | Claims Processing, ICD-10 & Coding, Quality and Safety
What to make of the newest Congressional wrangling over the conversion to ICD-10 and the rekindled debate that has followed. Also: the one thing healthcare executives should be doing right now. More
Tom Sullivan | May 20, 2015 | 08:00 AM | Analytics, Population Health
As the healthcare industry moves toward a more precise definition of its biggest new buzzword, providers and payers are facing some serious technical and political challenges as they embrace population health management. More
Tom Sullivan | May 19, 2015 | 10:18 AM | Claims Processing, ICD-10 & Coding, Policy and Legislation
The list of organizations lining up against ICD-10 is growing -- as is the ferocity of their tone, as the latest in the fray is a conservative think tank that's calling on Congress to abandon the code set transition. More