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WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | February 10, 2015 | 11:07 AM | Claims Processing, Electronic Health Records, ICD-10 & Coding
For physicians in small practices, it turns out the cost of moving from ICD-9 to ICD-10 is much less than anticipated, according to a new study released today by the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management. More
Chris Nerney | February 10, 2015 | 10:58 AM | Business Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Accountable Care
Big data tools and techniques are enabling providers to glean information from more and more sources. The challenge is analyzing it all and understanding how to put it to work improving processes and care. More
Madelyn Kearns | February 10, 2015 | 10:58 AM | Electronic Health Records, Interoperability, Analytics
For the sake of connected care, it's time to stop thinking about interoperability as "an EHR feature" and start understanding it at the informatics level. More
Erin McCann | February 10, 2015 | 10:57 AM | Privacy & Security, Compliance & Legal
Some 45,000 people are getting HIPAA breach notification letters after a mental health provider failed to encrypt laptops containing medical data and Social Security numbers. More
IOWA CITY, IA | Bernie Monegain | February 10, 2015 | 10:51 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Quality and Safety
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, which has already achieved Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics scale, will pick up its 2014 enterprise Davies Award at HIMSS15 this April. How did they do it? We ask their leaders. More
Anthony Brino | February 10, 2015 | 10:48 AM | Electronic Health Records, Interoperability, Workflow
With an updated care management suite and a so-called "open platform," NextGen takes aim at software flexibility and usability. More
Frank Irving | February 10, 2015 | 08:10 AM | Electronic Health Records
A Wisconsin private practice will unveil an electronic health records system at HIMSS15 complete with advanced clinical documentation and charge capture. More
Matt Schlossberg | February 9, 2015 | 04:48 PM | Workforce, Population Health
A generation of leaders sparks cultural shift by heading to retirement. More
Scott Tharler | February 9, 2015 | 04:35 PM | Mobile, Policy and Legislation
You might recognize her as @MandiBPro. But did you know she used to be a wedding singer? Learn more about her new life as an analytics lead at Dell, the ways she works on a treadmill and how she morphed into a computer geek. More
Gus Venditto | February 9, 2015 | 01:28 PM | Quality and Safety, Workforce
The work that lies ahead for healthcare IT professionals will require more than managing technology. The very culture in which care will be delivered is changing, and the rate of change will not slow down any time soon. More
WASHINGTON | Erin McCann | February 9, 2015 | 11:19 AM | Data Warehousing, Policy and Legislation
Big data is top mind for the Obama Administration after White House officials announced this month they were bringing on one of the nation's most renowned data scientists to lead efforts on a healthcare data initiative. More
WASHINGTON | Bernie Monegain | February 9, 2015 | 10:29 AM | ICD-10 & Coding, Quality and Safety, Policy and Legislation
It looks like the stars could at last be aligned for ICD-10. After years of angst and multiple delays, a new government report indicates that CMS has done the necessary testing to move forward. More