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By Jeff Rowe 11:34 am July 13, 2015
There’s a distinct consumer angle to this rapidly emerging landscape as apps enable the sharing of treatment and study data. But such developments are not without potential downsides.
By Carl Natale 09:09 am June 29, 2015
Productivity losses? Denied claims? Not so fast! Here's what to really expect after October 1.
By Carl Natale 08:49 am June 17, 2015
Medical coders can tailor ICD-10 queries to be as efficient as possible to cut down on added work after the conversion.
By Greg Hyman 07:57 am June 08, 2015
Advice for staying ahead of the curve amid the push to value-based models of care.
By Jeff Rowe 10:30 am June 04, 2015
Researchers are beginning to find that certain tools can help combat veterans battling mental health issues.
By John Halamka 08:52 am June 03, 2015
John Halamka, MD, discusses the issue causing providers anxiety and why Congress wants to intervene.
By Carl Natale 10:17 am June 01, 2015
Advice for healthcare entities concerned that the code set conversion will drastically reduce cash flow.
By Edmund Billings, MD 11:39 am May 27, 2015
Continuity of care or accountability of care is unlikely without Medicare Shared Savings and Meaningful Use health IT incentives for mental and behavioral health providers.
By John Halamka 08:59 am May 27, 2015
Every technology has an adoption journey. The classic Gartner hype curve travels from a Technology Trigger to the Peak of Inflated Expectations followed by the Trough of Disillusionment.
By Tom Gianulli, MD 08:09 am May 27, 2015
Healthcare organizations that don’t want to give up fee-for-service medicine are considering hybrid offerings for both traditional payment models and personalized services for patients.

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