09:50 am December 07, 2015
John Showalter, MD, is chief health information officer at the University of Mississippi. He spoke to Healthcare IT News about the ways "dirty data" can still help with population health, the criticality of patient engagement and how analytics are "the antibiotics of our time."
10:15 pm September 29, 2014
Among the many new products being showcased at AHIMA in San Diego this week: analytics focused on revenue cycle enhancement, tools for computer-assisted physician documentation, and, of course, IT to help smooth the transition to ICD-10.
10:42 am August 06, 2014
M*Modal, which develops voice recognition and clinical documentation technology, has completed its financial restructuring and has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
11:00 am June 20, 2014
While wary clinicians remain a big hurdle, nine out of 10 hospitals are moving forward with plans to expand their use of front-end speech technology, according to a new KLAS report. The cost savings and care improvements make it a no-brainer, they say.
10:49 am March 21, 2014
Buckling under the weight of $750 million in debt, voice recognition and medical transcription company M*Modal has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
10:53 am October 17, 2013
Many health IT applications are now approaching their market saturation point and are now installed at more than 75 percent of U.S. hospitals. A select few, however, are forging ahead in growth mode with big market potential, according to a new HIMSS Analytics report.
12:00 am January 30, 2013
Health providers are reassessing their health information management (HIM) strategies as the big switchover to ICD-10 couples with new challenges related to health reform, staffing and EHRs. At the same time, however, that's leading to some creative thinking about the roles of HIM professionals and offering opportunities for growth.
11:12 am January 08, 2013
Health providers are reassessing their health information management (HIM) strategies as the big switchover to ICD-10 couples with new challenges related to health reform, staffing and EHRs, according to a report from KLAS. Meanwhile, a new article from AHIMA spotlights the need for agile HIM leadership.
10:24 am October 23, 2012
Third quarter results of a venture capital study conducted by Mercom Capital Group showed healthcare IT remaining strong for the fifth quarter in a row, and the outcome of the presidential election is not expected to change that, according to Raj Prabhu, managing partner of Mercom.
12:18 pm October 09, 2012
Natural language understanding (NLU) technology, which can turn spoken words into structured data, is only beginning to make its impact felt in healthcare. From clinical decision support to computer-assisted coding, one expert spotlights some of its most beneficial applications.