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By Patty Enrado 12:00 am September 30, 2004
Claims clearinghouse Gateway EDI is rolling out its 99 Percent Club, a customer service program that rewards its provider clients who maintain a claim acceptance rate of 99 percent or better....
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am September 30, 2004
Pilot project to analyze claims attachments The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved funding for a proposal by the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) Fo...
By Patty Enrado 12:00 am September 30, 2004
The Southern Healthcare Administrative Regional Process (SHARP) Workgroup has looked at the more than 7,080 privacy and 147 transactions and code sets rule complaints that have been filed up to June 2...
By Patty Enrado 12:00 am September 30, 2004
The directors of CareDecision and KCWG Pharmaceutical Solutions, CareGeneration and FutureCom Global have proposed a merger to form NEXT GENeSYS Corp. The merger is expecte...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am September 29, 2004
In order to better understand healthcare industry needs and frustrations related to business intelligence and budgeting and planning, Lawson Software commissioned KRC Research to conduct a survey at t...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am September 27, 2004
A new Capgemini white paper addresses how the healthcare industry can overcome barriers to adoption of electronic health records. The paper names several key challenges an...
By Patty Enrado 12:00 am September 27, 2004
Duke University Health Systems (DUHS) has completed the first phase of its mobile computing initiative with its deployment of PatientKeeper Platform. DUHS's more than 300 p...
By Healthcare IT News 12:00 am September 27, 2004
Health Level Seven, an accredited standards organization working on a set of standards for electronic health records, has signed an agreement with the Object Management Group to form a strategic colla...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am September 27, 2004
Four hurricanes have wreaked havoc on Florida and its hospitals in the past weeks. Baptist Health Care in Pensacola is one hospital that managed to weather the storm – not unscathed, but in rea...
By Bernie Monegain 12:00 am September 20, 2004
Doctors around the country view improvements in tablet PCs and wireless networks as aiding the adoption of electronic health records. Some who are using tablets say they provide invaluable efficiencie...