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Erin McCann | October 1, 2015 | 10:08 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records
Looking to slash your readmission rates using big data but not sure where to start? It's best to hear the stories from the folks who have done it successfully. UPMC's analytics team is one of groups ahead of the curve. More
Mike Miliard | October 1, 2015 | 10:06 AM | Business Intelligence, ICD-10 & Coding, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
There's a lot still to know about how ICD-10 will play out, but one thing seems clear: Even the most well-prepared health organization, with the most well-oiled technology and well-rested staff, can probably expect to see at least a minor hiccup in... More
Tom Sullivan | October 1, 2015 | 07:56 AM | Electronic Health Records, ICD-10 & Coding, Policy and Legislation
Healthcare IT News reached out to a broad swath of the industry to learn about what consultants, hospitals and vendors are doing on ICD-10 day. More
Mike Miliard | September 30, 2015 | 03:50 PM | Data Warehousing, Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security
Phishing is much more than just a creatively-misspelled word. It's a key motivator for health organizations' increased focus on security. In fact, says one HIMSS researcher, it's the "number one thing that keeps CISOs up at night." More
Bernie Monegain | September 30, 2015 | 11:17 AM | Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety, Clinical
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will employ software from PeraHealth to improve clinician awareness of children who may be at risk for clinical deterioration while in the hospital. More
Bernie Monegain | September 30, 2015 | 10:42 AM | Claims Processing, Electronic Health Records, ICD-10 & Coding
AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon says she's confident the transition that begins Thursday will go off with few, if any, glitches. As she sees it, all of healthcare will be better for it. More
Mike Miliard | September 30, 2015 | 10:26 AM | Claims Processing, ICD-10 & Coding, Workforce
As ICD-10 looms, value-based reimbursement remains clouded in uncertainty and many technology vendors under-deliver on their promises, more and more hospitals are outsourcing their revenue cycle management processes. More
Erin McCann | September 30, 2015 | 10:18 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security, Medical Devices
Think you've seen a lot of intrusion attempts and malware at your hospital? The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, which operates some 1,700 hospitals and healthcare facilities, reported more than 235 million blocked intrusion attempts just for the... More
CLEVELAND | Bernie Monegain | September 30, 2015 | 09:51 AM | Network Infrastructure, Privacy & Security, Quality and Safety
Mark Dill, director of information security at the Cleveland Clinic, talks about keeping data secure at one of the best known academic medical centers in the world, increasing security threats and why risk analysis is so critical. More
Eric Wicklund | September 30, 2015 | 08:06 AM | Mobile, Patient Engagement
The trick is in helping people make their own decisions without being overly prescriptive. More
Jack McCarthy | September 30, 2015 | 08:00 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Clinical
Patients are growing weary of having to carry their records from one provider to the next and many are evaluating whether or not doctors use technologies to communicate with them when choosing a new physician. More
Mike Miliard | September 30, 2015 | 07:41 AM | Quality and Safety, Accountable Care, Clinical
As part of the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, HHS will dole out $685 million more to help health networks, group practices and other providers drive IT-enabled care coordination, quality improvement and cost reduction. More