Government & Policy

By Jeff Rowe 11:23 am April 04, 2016
At a time when providers are being challenged to become more innovative, it seems reasonable to think one good place to look for ideas or inspiration might be the retailers who've made healthcare innovation a core of their business strategies.
By Rick Kam 08:11 am March 25, 2016
Both the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 and the Apple-FBI conflict have catapulted the privacy-security debate into headlines. Here's a look at what to know now about those.
By Carl Natale 01:04 pm March 24, 2016
Six months in and coders are encountering issues. Let's take a quick look.
By Rick Kam 07:56 am March 18, 2016
A new law aims to reduce cybercrime but, at the same time, raises the old argument about how much is too much when it comes to personal privacy.
By Jack McCarthy 08:38 am March 15, 2016
Philadelphia has taken steps to become a national leader for healthcare IT innovation, with a number of large-scale development projects taking shape.
By Carl Natale 08:01 am March 09, 2016
It appears that for now one of the most confusing parts about ICD-10 coding is specifying the encounter that the physician has with a patient.
By Bernie Monegain 01:30 pm March 08, 2016
The Patient Safety Movement Foundation intends to foster a marketplace of data analytics to encourage novel uses of health data that will improve patient safety and reduce preventable deaths.
By Tom Sullivan 11:13 am March 04, 2016
Whereas a Democrat would tweak Obamacare while a Republican would probably venture down a new path that relies on tax credits, the former Mass. Governor and presidential nominee said at HIMSS16.
By Chris Nerney 11:09 am March 04, 2016
HHS and ONC have been pushing states and healthcare system stakeholders to improve delivery systems and information sharing.
By Jeff Rowe 11:02 am March 04, 2016
Consultant takes down eight misperceptions about consumerism in healthcare that it claims the industry should dispense with immediately.

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