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WASHINGTON | Erin McCann | April 1, 2015 | 11:08 AM | Claims Processing, Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
The Office of Inspector General is once again calling out CMS for failing to adequately address fraud vulnerabilities in electronic health records. More
Mike Miliard | April 1, 2015 | 11:06 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Privacy & Security
Another EHR heavy-hitter has signed on to the CommonWell Health Alliance, joining several other health IT companies as new additions to the vendor-led interoperability organization and greatly expanding its market footprint. More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | April 1, 2015 | 10:49 AM | Mobile, Clinical, Medical Devices
New York's Mount Sinai Health System is teaming up with a California-based mHealth company to launch an Apple HealthKit-compliant platform for COPD patients and populations. More
TACOMA, WA | Bernie Monegain | April 1, 2015 | 10:34 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
MultiCare Connected Care has selected a Dallas-based company to support clinical interoperability, care coordination, population health management and analytics, as well as reporting for its accountable care organization. More
Tom Sullivan | April 1, 2015 | 10:23 AM | Policy and Legislation
Health and Human Services Chief Technology Officer Bryan Sivak recently announced that he will step down from the job this month. Tom Sullivan spoke with Sivak in 2013 about disrupting government culture with technology and modern business practices. More
Tom Sullivan | April 1, 2015 | 08:28 AM | ICD-10 & Coding, Policy and Legislation
With just six months to go, the healthcare industry is closer to an ICD-10 compliance deadline than it's ever been. But the code set conversion is still not free and clear from the chance that Congress could delay it again. More
Jack Beaudoin | April 1, 2015 | 08:03 AM | Population Health
Whether this is your first or your 15th HIMSS show, the sheer size of the event can derail even the best laid plans. A conference veteran shares advice about making it through HIMSS15 intact. More
Chris Nerney | April 1, 2015 | 07:49 AM | Claims Processing, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Predictive analytics has helped some revenue cycle departments identify problem claims before they're denied. More
Erin McCann | March 31, 2015 | 11:12 AM | Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Mergers & Acquisitions
The Texas-based electronic medical record company announced March 31 it has been acquired by a private investment firm and is slated to merge with a developer of revenue cycle management technology. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | March 31, 2015 | 11:00 AM | Data Warehousing, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
Bryan Sivak, chief technology officer at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will be leaving in April. No word yet about what's next for him. More
PORT CLINTON, OH | Mike Miliard | March 31, 2015 | 10:39 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
An Ohio-based hospital is the latest provider to sign on with CommonWell Health Alliance, a step that will give its clinicians the ability to see patient data from other health organizations within its EHR. More
SAN DIEGO | Mike Miliard | March 31, 2015 | 10:00 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Epic has notched another big win, as Scripps Health, with its four hospitals and more than 25 clinics, has chosen the health IT giant to replace its electronic health record and revenue cycle management systems. More