By Harshad Patil 08:53 am January 15, 2014
Hospitals need to adopt a standardized way to not just calculate Hospital Value Based Purchasing scores, but also to incorporate the new types of data that are needed to track and report performance.
By Carl Natale 08:32 am January 03, 2014
Healthcare organizations are going to have to make very smart decisions this year. And the best way to do that is to learn from the organizations that have completed a lot of the ICD-10 transition. Here's what you need to pay attention to.
By Michael Brozino 09:05 am December 30, 2013
Vendor promises were primarily focused on physicians being able to attest for meaningful use and meet patient engagement requirements, but some companies also assured practices that physicians would quickly adopt these systems because they were so easy to use and could easily integrate into practice workflows.
By Carl Natale 09:44 am December 16, 2013
This ICD-10 implementation thing might not be so bad. There are electronic health record systems that promise to assign ICD-10 codes. What's the problem?
By Carl Natale 11:13 am December 09, 2013
I admit it. I'm confused by Friday's announcement that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is considering extending the meaningful use Stage 2 period.
By Dan Buell 10:19 am October 31, 2013
Three examples of how financial data can reduce patient payment risk and enhance profitability.
By Keith W. Boone 10:34 am October 02, 2013
Non-essential US government operations are shut down. That has some impacts on us in the Health IT Standards development space.
By Baskar Mohan 08:36 am September 12, 2013
Given that there is one more year to go, the majority of the healthcare organizations should be prepared and ready to accept ICD-10 codes.
By Kathleen Sebelius 10:11 am May 30, 2013
Data that support medical decision-making and collaboration, dovetailing with new tools in the Affordable Care Act, are spurring the innovation necessary to deliver improved health care for more people at affordable prices.
By Terry Cameron 08:06 am May 17, 2013
Although “pay-and-chase” methods are still commonplace, health plans can supplement their recovery efforts with pre-payment analytics.

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