ICD-10 & Coding
11:05 am December 31, 2015
In 2015, heath IT got BIG: Big data. Big data breaches. Big EHR contracts. Big M&A deals. Big anticipation about ICD-10. Big plans for (and frustrations with) meaningful use. Big fears about cybersecurity. Big hopes for the future of connected care and population health.
09:55 am November 12, 2015
The Utah health system, a longtime IT leader, is consolidating revenue cycle functions -- totaling $5 billion in annual gross patient revenue -- across its 22 hospitals and more than 100 physician clinics.
09:41 am October 29, 2015
This past month, a hand injury sent one of our writers to his local emergency room. From the front desk to discharge, he was surprised and impressed at the way technology enabled -- rather than interfered with -- the quality of his care.
11:20 am October 19, 2015
The revenue cycle vendor said that claims are flowing successfully. That means it's time to look toward the next set of challenges, notably timely reimbursements.
05:55 pm October 07, 2015
One doctor's first week of coding under the new classification system has been frustrating, to say the least. She shares her experience and looks at new fears on the immediate horizon.
10:34 am October 07, 2015
Not all healthcare organizations are as prepared for ICD-10 as they should be. And a lot of it comes down to not having enough skilled coding professionals to go around.
10:31 am October 05, 2015
Many have asked John Halamka, MD about the first few days of ICD-10. The answer for his institutions is that other than a few small refinements, the impact has been unnoticeable.
05:00 pm October 02, 2015
The code set conversion has been a long time coming. Let's take a look back across the years at some of the most important aspects along the way.
12:30 pm October 01, 2015
Healthcare IT News and sister site Healthcare Finance reported on the changeover throughout October 1, using this live blog to highlight the latest news, real-time reactions and frequent updates from our cadre of volunteer ICD-10 correspondents.
11:00 am October 01, 2015
Providers have placed a strong reliance on EHR, RCM and coding outsourcing vendors, according to a recent Black Book report.