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NEW YORK | Skip Snow | June 8, 2015 | 09:39 AM | Electronic Health Records, Interoperability, Accountable Care
Kumar Chatani, executive vice president and chief information officer at New York's Mount Sinai Health System, offers his thoughts on best practices for EMR rollouts, technology-enabled accountable care and more. More
Healthcare IT News | June 7, 2015 | 01:35 PM | Workforce
New numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics this month show the healthcare industry growing by some 47,000 new jobs in May -- with ambulatory sites leading the charge. More
Tom Sullivan | June 5, 2015 | 04:11 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 | 01:06 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
Erin McCann | June 5, 2015 | 10:51 AM | Clinical
In what may be a scientific breakthrough, researchers have developed an experimental new blood test that can identify virtually every virus to which an individual has been exposed. Its pilot phase showed people testing positive for an average of 10 virus... More
CHICAGO | Mike Miliard | June 5, 2015 | 10:46 AM | Mobile, Telehealth, Accountable Care
New research from Accenture projects that digital health tools will save the U.S. healthcare industry more than $100 billion over the next four years. It also predicts that FDA approval of such technologies will triple by the end of 2018. More
Jessica Sabbah | June 5, 2015 | 09:35 AM | Electronic Health Records
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Bernie Monegain | June 5, 2015 | 09:00 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Quality and Safety
Former National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari, MD, has launched a national campaign around patient access to healthcare data with characteristic clarity and flair. More
Healthcare IT News | June 4, 2015 | 05:40 PM | Business Intelligence, Claims Processing, Accountable Care
Claims data, so ubiquitous in healthcare analytics, is relatively sparse compared with the hundreds of valuable data points available from electronic health records. But as this graphic shows, the sheer complexity of EHR data means it's often underused. More
Mike Miliard | June 4, 2015 | 10:33 AM | Accountable Care, Mergers & Acquisitions, Population Health
McKesson this week completed the sale of its care management unit, which was acquired by private investment Comvest Partners and will be renamed AxisPoint Health, offering technology and services for payers and other risk-bearing organizations. More
Bernie Monegain | June 4, 2015 | 08:40 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Quality and Safety
When it comes to providing the right care to the right patient in record time, the nation's policymakers, researchers, doctors and nurses seem on the verge of critical mass, or what author Malcolm Gladwell would call "the tipping point." More
Bernie Monegain | June 3, 2015 | 02:56 PM | Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation, Clinical
Along with four big-name healthcare systems -- and many other organizations to bolster the cause -- the government announced Wednesday a full-on campaign to take out antibiotic-resistant bacteria that kill 23,000 people a year. The infographic summarizes the... More