Government & Policy

By David Harlow 11:42 am July 20, 2015
Tucked into the FDA innovations of the 21st Century Cures Act recently passed by the House of Representatives and sent over to the Senate is a subtitle on interoperability.
By Chris Powell 07:12 am July 17, 2015
The phrase "geospatial intelligence" is not exactly a household term in healthcare circles, but that could change. Here's a look at the promise these tools hold for the healthcare realm.
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.

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