Frank Irving

Frank Irving is the Editor of Medical Practice Insider, a digital-only publication for forward-looking physician practices. He writes technology and business management at physician practices and is responsible for overall coverage decisions. Follow Frank on Twitter @Frank_M_Irving.

By Frank Irving 05:49 pm March 03, 2013
NEW ORLEANS - The HIMSS13 workshop "Fundamentals in Data Warehousing in Healthcare," attended by an overflow crowd on March 3, put a modern twist on a quote originally attributed to Hippocrates.
By Frank Irving 10:43 am February 11, 2013
U.S. doctors' use of health IT has been sharply increasing, up from 46 percent who used an EMR in their practice in 2009 to 69 percent in 2012, according to a survey of nearly 9,800 primary care physicians representing 11 nations. The Commonwealth Fund released findings of the survey in November 2012, and expanded on several drill-down topics...
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By Frank Irving 08:29 am November 29, 2012
PhysBizTech Editor Frank Irving discusses the benefits and challenges of cloud computing for small physician practices with CDW's Jon Karl.
By Frank Irving 11:25 am August 31, 2012
CDC and HRSA award funding to strengthen the public health workforce and educate those on the front lines.
By Frank Irving 10:55 am June 29, 2012
Healthcare organizations seeking an assessment of their exposure to financial risk in relation to ICD-10 compliance have a new online tool at their disposal. The HIMSS ICD-10 Task Force and Jvion, a healthcare compliance technology and services organization, released the ICD-10 Financial Risk Calculator.
By Frank Irving 10:07 am June 29, 2012
HIMSS and Jvion released the ICD-10 Financial Risk Calculator to help with planning and conversion.
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By Frank Irving 09:46 am April 24, 2012
President Barack Obama and GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney will have to strike the fine balance of containing costs while deciding where they stand on Medicare expansion, as Tuesday's primary in Pennsylvania displays.
By Frank Irving 10:34 am March 05, 2012
Tennessee Hospital Association president Craig Becker says that $2 billion in uncompensated care is his state's Achilles heel and, unless more citizens get health insurance, it could eventually drive many hospitals out of business.
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By Frank Irving 10:09 am February 23, 2012
Temporary EHR certification program will end with publication of final rule for meaningful use stage 2 in late August, ONC says
By Frank Irving 05:26 pm February 22, 2012
With the Stage 2 meaningful use proposed rule still waiting in the wings, the certification team from ONC addressed HIMSS12 attendees Wednesday morning, delivering details on the agency's efforts to move toward a permanent certification program for EHRs.

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