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The fall is fast approaching and with that brings the reminder that the new ICD-10 compliance deadline of October 1, 2015 is a little over a year away.
Providers hoping the new final rule making modifications to Stage 2 of the meaningful use program will open the door to getting exemptions from participating are in for disappointment.
Northwestern University clinicians are tackling the stress felt by parents of medically vulnerable infants with tools including a smartphone app that manages infants health data, educates on common neonatal ICU issues, and supports mothers and fathers mental health.
New mobile hardware and apps are being used to tackle medication non-adherence, an enormous clinical and financial problem.
Enterprise content management is liberating unstructured data for some providers.
Health Data Management honors individuals and organizations that are leading the way with analytics.
I had a few revelations during our July 14-16 Healthcare Analytics Symposium & Expo 2014, which I chaired and listened to the best and brightest analytics leaders.
Art Krumrey got into health IT through a job swap.
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HIT leaders discuss the perplexities of the current health system and how analytics can help make sense of it all.
The federal government at the start of the Labor Day weekend finalized a rule to add flexibility to attesting for Medicare and Medicaid Stages 1 and 2 of meaningful use during 2014. But for many providers, the relief is too little too late.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has announced three separate weeks of ICD-10 acknowledgement testing to allow providers, suppliers, billing companies and clearinghouses the opportunity to determine whether CMS will be able to accept their claims with the new codes.
The total value of U.S. health services mergers and acquisitions rose 43 percent from $17.2 billion in the first half of 2013 to $24.6 billion in the first half of 2014, according to a just-released analysis of M&A activity in the healthcare sector from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
How does a physician treating many patients without broadband access meet patient engagement measures under the electronic health records meaningful use program? CMS has issued three new frequently asked questions on meaningful use including the issue of low bandwidth accessibility.
Detroits Henry Ford Health System has launched a free app that makes it easier for patients to order and manage their medications.