ICD-10 & Coding
As the Oct. 1 compliance date looms, the American Hospital Association has published a new ICD-10 checklist, laying out key steps to keep hospitals on track for a successful transition to the new code set.
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Wednesday highlights from HIMSS15 in Chicago including the George W. Bush keynote.
Oct. 1, 2015, is a lot closer than you might think. Before the ICD-10 deadline arrives, there are some important items on any healthcare organization's to-do list.
Thought about what might happen in the world of healthcare IT as the year unfolds? Jay Sultan, who serves as strategy consultant at Bellevue, Wash.-based health IT company Edifecs, has. He recently released seven healthcare predictions for 2015 and some of his forecasts might surprise you.
The tale of ICD-10 has been one marked by deferral. So many deadlines were set as firm, only to be pushed back time and again over more than 10 years. In 2014, the healthcare industry suddenly found itself with another deadline pushed back -- and now there's talk of yet more delay.
So you've done due diligence, made deliberate purchasing decisions, and -- thanks to smart planning and strategic teamwork -- your rollout was near-flawless. Congratulations. You're the proud owner of an electronic health record system.
Tuesday saw over 35,000 HIMSS14 attendees returning to the Orange County Convention Center to pick up where they left off on Monday.
2013 has been a big year in the world of healthcare information technology.
The Medical Group Management Association annual conference, held in San Diego, drew nearly 5,000 physicians and healthcare industry professionals from across the country.