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CHICAGO | Richard Pizzi | April 12, 2015 | 08:05 PM | Business Intelligence, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Revenue cycle leaders have a lot to focus on, but expert panelists at the Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit on Sunday said point-of-service collections and the looming ICD-10 switch rank among the top challenges facing those departments in 2015. More
CHICAGO | Henry Powderly | April 12, 2015 | 08:02 PM | Business Intelligence, Interoperability
Intermountain Healthcare CFO Albert Zimmerli cut to the chase: hospitals have a lousy track record with revenue cycles and that means there's a huge opportunity to get it right. More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | April 12, 2015 | 07:57 PM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Mobile
When Russell P. Branzell, CEO of CHIME, told an audience of about 600 CIOs at the CIO Spring Forum at HIMSS15 on Sunday that CHIME would not rest until one of healthcare's most tenacious problems -- the patient identifier -- was solved, the room broke... More
CHICAGO | John Andrews | April 12, 2015 | 03:42 PM | Patient Engagement, Workflow
OpenNotes advocates are predicting a groundswell of public support for giving patients access to physician notes as part of their medical profile, saying it will help patients understand their diagnoses better and catch potential errors in their profiles. More
Gus Venditto | April 12, 2015 | 03:37 PM | Electronic Health Records, Clinical, Patient Engagement
"I don't think I've been more excited that I have been in the last year about the possibility of solving the problems we're facing," said Sanaz Cordes, MD. More
CHICAGO | John Andrews | April 12, 2015 | 03:34 PM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
The Office of National Coordinator for Health IT is about halfway through reviewing comments it received about the Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap proposal it released in late January. More
CHICAGO | Eric Wicklund | April 12, 2015 | 02:57 PM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Mobile, Patient Engagement
Hospitals and health systems are facing some serious competition for the consumer's attention, and it's coming from payers and employers. More
CHICAGO | Eric Wicklund | April 12, 2015 | 02:54 PM | Mobile, Interoperability, Analytics
As the raft of apps, connected devices and wearables become part of the Health Internet of Things providers will gain the ability to not only predict health events but also take steps to avoid them. More
CHICAGO | Richard Pizzi | April 12, 2015 | 02:43 PM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE)
Healthcare organizations that reached Stage 7 on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model, or EMRAM, prior to 2014 will receive instructions about the Stage 7 revalidation process by year-end, HIMSS Analytics announced today at HIMSS15. More
CHICAGO | Tom Sullivan | April 12, 2015 | 02:40 PM | Business Intelligence, ICD-10 & Coding
3M's new 360 MD tool walks clinicians through copy-paste of EHR data, ICD-10. More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | April 12, 2015 | 02:24 PM | Business Intelligence, Clinical
Healthcare is at a pivotal moment -- one unlike any before -- where troves of data are now available at our fingertips, helping to inform more effective and efficient care: "No longer is the data storage repository in healthcare the doctor's brain.... More
CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | April 12, 2015 | 02:19 PM | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Mobile, Medical Devices
With a small drone in his pocket, and a big bounce in his step, Daniel Kraft, MD, took an audience of about 600 CIOs Sunday back to the future, reminding them that the future is now. More