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December 31, 2009
The Wound Technology Network, a Hollywood, Fla.-based physician group, has adopted a new mobile technology designed to improve care to patients in southern Florida.
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October 01, 2013
Even amid the government shutdown, the new online insurance marketplaces -- known as health insurance exchanges -- were up and running today. There were early reports of computer glitches across several states. Some states, with large numbers of uninsured are dealing with problems of a different sort.
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October 01, 2013
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago has reached Stage 7, the highest level on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model, which is used to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems nationwide.
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September 27, 2013
Among this week's people on the move, the ONC named Jacob Reider, MD, as acting national coordinator following the departure of Farzad Mostashari, MD, and David Muntz, MD.
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September 26, 2013
A Florida hospital has notified thousands of patients that their protected health information and Social Security numbers may have been inappropriately accessed by a former employee for tax fraud purposes.
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September 25, 2013
Security breaches are no fun. Your organization's name is splashed all over the news. Your reputation takes a hit. Your patients' trust is eroded. And the prospect of a hefty monetary settlement is something few want to think about. But it's not the end of the world.
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September 06, 2013
Two sets of new provider alliances demonstrate how Central Florida health systems are reducing costs and deepening care coordination by extending their capabilities.
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August 28, 2013
Lisa Burdue, accounts receivable manager with Internal Medicine Specialists, a gastroenterology and nephrology clinic in Central Florida, has seen firsthand how state-of-the-art revenue cycle technologies can boost reimbursement.
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August 26, 2013
While role-based access control has uses in every industry, healthcare systems in particular can benefit from a proper implementation of these solutions.
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August 21, 2013
Lawmakers in Florida are considering requiring private health insurers to cover telehealth services. State Senator Arthenia Joyner, a Democrat from greater Tampa, is sponsoring a bill that would make Florida the 20th state to require private insurers to cover telehealth services, starting in 2015.
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August 20, 2013
As the Department of Health and Human Services invests $67 million in insurance exchange navigators and $150 million more in enrollment assistance, some attorneys general are raising privacy and fraud concerns, and looking for answers.
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August 19, 2013
Lean may be the biggest craze these days in creating efficiencies in hospitals and health systems, but some facilities are having success with a process that got its start at NASA. The approach is still fairly new in the clinical setting.
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August 05, 2013
Medicare will levy $227 million in fines against hospitals in every state but one for the second round of the government's campaign to reduce the number of patients readmitted within a month, according to federal records released Friday.
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July 30, 2013
In our Q&A, we ask Sivak, CTO at the Department of Human Services, about disrupting the traditional model of getting things done -- or not -- inside the federal government.
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July 15, 2013
Working to ensure the availability and portability of health records in the wake of hurricanes or tornadoes, four Gulf Coast states and six states in the East and Midwest have set up infrastructure to safeguard access to critical health information.
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July 15, 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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July 11, 2013
The 15th annual Health Care's Most Wired Survey spotlights the hospitals and healthcare systems that have come furthest so far in implementing health IT and putting it to work transforming care.
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July 08, 2013
Over the past decade, the healthcare industry has added 2.6 million jobs nationwide, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution, accounting for a 22.7 percent employment growth rate over 10 years, compared with 2.1 percent in all other industries.
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June 07, 2013
Xerox has announced it will acquire LearnSomething, Inc., the leading provider of custom e-learning solutions and consumer education for the food, drug and healthcare industries.
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April 24, 2013
In health IT, it's a man's world. Although women account for more than 47 percent of the U.S. labor force, they hold a paltry 25 percent of senior health IT roles nationwide. Don't get used to this trend, however, say female industry leaders who are working to make the realm of information technology more accessible to women.
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