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Bernie Monegain | October 5, 2015 | 11:21 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
Amid calls to delay the meaningful use program, the Government Accountability Office published a report outlining some of the reasons that sharing health information is so difficult. More
Mike Miliard | October 5, 2015 | 10:44 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Workforce
In the continued absence of a meaningful use final rule, physicians have been left hanging, according to the American Medical Association, which is calling for an "automatic hardship exemption" to protect docs from circumstances beyond their control. More
John Halamka | October 5, 2015 | 10:31 AM | ICD-10 & Coding, Workforce, Compliance & Legal
Many have asked John Halamka, MD about the first few days of ICD-10. The answer for his institutions is that other than a few small refinements, the impact has been unnoticeable. More
Jack McCarthy | October 5, 2015 | 10:27 AM | Cloud Computing, Analytics
The new company will deliver Coding InSight to help customers improve efficiency and optimize risk scoring, officials said. More
Eric Wicklund | October 5, 2015 | 08:07 AM | Patient Engagement
As much as the discussion about patient engagement relates to how tricky it is for doctors, just imagine what it feels like for the patients. More
Diana Manos | October 5, 2015 | 08:02 AM | Policy and Legislation
Retired Army Captain hopes his story can remind health IT stakeholders of the value and importance of their work as well as what drew them to it in the first place. More
Tom Sullivan | October 2, 2015 | 05:00 PM | Claims Processing, ICD-10 & Coding, Policy and Legislation
The code set conversion has been a long time coming. Let's take a look back across the years at some of the most important aspects along the way. More
John Andrews | October 2, 2015 | 10:27 AM | Mobile, Privacy & Security, Imaging
The proliferation of mobile device technology has given physicians the freedom to assess and diagnose disease from wherever they may be, but they also need to be cognizant of potential security breaches while viewing images in public, risk management... More
Skip Snow | October 2, 2015 | 10:20 AM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Mobile, Quality and Safety
Northern Arizona Healthcare has broadened the scope of its home health monitoring program, Care Beyond Walls and Wires. The trend of expanding the rollouts of telehealth initiatives and remote care management continues to grow. More
Bernie Monegain | October 2, 2015 | 10:15 AM | Quality and Safety, Imaging, Analytics
Royal Philips has teamed up with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to research the use of Philips ultrasound technology and MIT physiological modeling as a less invasive way to measure intracranial pressure. More
Mike Miliard | October 1, 2015 | 04:26 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
"There is no reason not to take time to do it right," said Republican Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander on Thursday, as he called on the government to delay Stage 3 final rules -- and offered five reasons why. More
Tom Sullivan | October 1, 2015 | 04:07 PM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
It's October 1 and the federal government has yet to deliver guidelines for the 90-day reporting period. CMS might be out of options on this one. More