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September 19, 2013
National Health IT Week is being celebrated all week. As we start to look into the future, it’s clear that healthcare IT will play a major role in the U.S. economy.
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September 18, 2013
Optimum Suite and services drive operational efficiencies and quality patient care.
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September 16, 2013
National Health Information Technology Week is an event with various activities in Washington D.C. and communities all around the country. I am looking forward to hosting the National Health IT Week Blog Carnival which will run from September 16-20, 2013.
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September 13, 2013
The American College of Physicians has become the most recent group to press the government for a delay in Stage 2 meaningful use requirements, citing among several other concerns, EHR certification and implementation issues.
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September 12, 2013
Medical identity theft is on the rise and hasn't shown signs of slowing down any time soon, according to a new report released Thursday.
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September 04, 2013
There is no question that the resources required to process, analyze, and manage petabytes of genomic information represent a huge burden. That burden becomes even greater when one factors in the need to handle these data in compliance with an alphabet soup of regulatory regimes.
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September 03, 2013
Carolinas HealthCare System is one of the first health systems without a provider-sponsored health plan that will integrate payer and provider data to improve the health of people across the Southeast United States.
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August 29, 2013
UK Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt kicked off his keynote address at Health Datapalooza IV by saluting the United States' decision to provide universal health coverage to its citizens.
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August 29, 2013
UK Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt kicked off his keynote address at Health Datapalooza IV by saluting the United States' decision to provide universal health coverage to its citizens.
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August 22, 2013
Citing concern about vendor readiness and that "significant investments" in EHR technology could go for naught, MGMA leadership is calling on HHS for an indefinite moratorium on meaningful use penalties for physicians who have completed Stage 1 meaningful use requirements.
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August 15, 2013
A new report issued Thursday by AHRQ has found that certain health IT products, including those that provide decision support, clinical workflow support, and care coordination can lead to better healthcare outcomes.
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August 14, 2013
In a blog post on the Healthcare IT News website earlier this year, Center for Connected Health Founder Joe Kvedar wrote that “we have a long way to go” before the algorithms of predictive analytics truly start to bear fruit for healthcare in the ways we suspect they can.
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August 14, 2013
We tend to associate drones as killing machines. “The Killing Machines” is the title of an article in September 2013 issue of The Atlantic. The article is subtitled: “How to think about drones.”
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August 08, 2013
The Inova Translational Medicine Institute at Virginia's Inova Fairfax Hospital and Cambridge, Mass.-based analytics firm GNS Healthcare are partnering to develop and commercialize computer models to predict the risk of preterm live birth.
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August 02, 2013
The deal will expand Accenture's capabilities and opportunities with the Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs. ASM Research, Inc. will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture Federal Services.
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July 29, 2013
To reduce overall healthcare spending, it’s important to examine areas of waste within healthcare transactions, and the ways to reduce or eliminate inefficiencies, streamline revenue cycle management and improve the patient experience.
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July 23, 2013
Clinical mobility spending in the United States is expected to grow from $2.9 billion in 2011 to $5.4 billion in 2016, a compound annual growth rate of 12.7 percent, according to a new IDC Health Insights report.
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July 22, 2013
Hospitals across the country are taking bold steps to improve care and transparency as the healthcare system changes. Here are three whose recent announcements reflect some of the big changes that are under way for the entire healthcare system.
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July 14, 2013
In June, it was announced that some $15 billion in meaningful use incentive payments had been distributed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to eligible hospitals and physicians.
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July 14, 2013
In a recent federal court decision that went quietly under the radar but further opened the door for healthcare cost transparency, a U.S. district judge ruled to vacate a 33-year-old injunction that prevented the release of Medicare claims data.
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