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Mike Miliard | August 12, 2015 | 07:35 AM | Business Intelligence, Claims Processing, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Healthcare's revenue cycle management processes are undergoing lightning-fast change on many different fronts: "Providers are now, in earnest, starting to grasp how quickly this paradigm shift is occurring." More
Erin McCann | August 11, 2015 | 11:08 AM | Interoperability
The U.S. Coast Guard has taken the next step to integrate its health information systems and records after tapping an interoperability platform to make it happen. More
Bernie Monegain | August 11, 2015 | 09:27 AM | Meaningful Use, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
Even as the Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare Information Technology puts interoperability front and center this week, a new survey shows healthcare professionals are skeptical it can even be achieved in 10 years. More
Tom Sullivan | August 11, 2015 | 09:02 AM | Mobile, Quality and Safety, Cloud Computing
Alphabet, the new parent company for Google's many boundary-pushing projects, will be home to much of the search giant's work in the healthcare realm, such as glucose-sensing contact lenses. More
Henry Powderly | August 11, 2015 | 08:09 AM | Network Infrastructure, Population Health
Already in place at one of its facilities, the hospital said it will implement Newport Health Solutions platform at other locations as well. More
Michelle Ronan Noteboom | August 11, 2015 | 08:03 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Network Infrastructure
Healthcare IT News caught up with Ed Marx, former chief information officer of Texas Health Resources, who resigned from the organization April after a seven-year tenure. Marx is now affiliated with The Advisory Board Company and its subsidiary, Clinovations. More
Healthcare IT News | August 10, 2015 | 11:06 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Analytics
Today is the last day to submit a speaking proposal for the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston, Nov. 4-6. Presentations should be practical, actionable and solutions-based. More
Jack McCarthy | August 10, 2015 | 10:22 AM | Electronic Health Records, Interoperability, Analytics
The use of big data and analytics tools faces many challenges, including EHRs, interoperability, data de-identification and more. More
WASHINGTON | Mike Miliard | August 10, 2015 | 10:07 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Their patience wearing thin, a group of leading hospital organizations is imploring Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell to publish pending meaningful use modifications sooner rather than later. More
Tom Sullivan | August 10, 2015 | 08:01 AM | ICD-10 & Coding, Policy and Legislation
Even the staunchest opponents would be astonished if Congress somehow managed to pass legislation delaying or killing the code set. But that doesn't mean it can't happen. More
Bernie Monegain | August 10, 2015 | 07:32 AM | Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records, Analytics
Several big-bucks deals and partnerships struck us recently -- not just because of their price tags, but also because they could prove to be game changers for health IT, now and far into the future. Here are nine worth watching for their effect on the... More
Tom Sullivan | August 7, 2015 | 10:58 AM | Privacy & Security
Even if they weren't originally looking for protected health information, we learned from the Sony attack that cybercriminals still might steal medical records while they're inside the network. More