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ACO Accreditation Program Looking for Stakeholder Comment

October 22, 2014 - The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission, which certifies entities that process transactions or exchange health information for meeting best practices, has released for public comment draft criteria for a new accountable care organization accreditation program expected to be formally launched in early 2015.

Kaiser Group Launches 'Medical Selfies'

October 22, 2014 - Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has launched a new virtual feature available on KP.org, its integrated member resource website. Through a secured email server, patients can now send digital images to their physicians, including pictures of rashes, wounds or other injuries.

EHR Vendors See Heightened Role in Ebola Fight

Epic Defends Integrity of EHR System at Texas Hospital

Text Campaign Reduces Measles Vectors

Algorithm Reduces Neo-Natal ICU Misidentification

Medicare Processor Buys into Ambulatory Market

Are You Ready for New HIPAA Audits?

Nurses Not Included in Hospital EHR Planning

Hospital Computer-Assisted Coding Poised for Strong Growth

Feature Articles

Managing Mobility

October 1, 2014 - Wireless technology is transformative, but you need a plan.

My Two Cents

P4P Lessons Learned

November 30, 2008 - An EHR is essential to success.

Corporate Strategy

Using Information Technology as a Market Differentiator

May 1, 2011 - Some providers aggressively promote their I.T. capabilities, while others take a more subtle approach.

Case Study

Overcoming ICD-10 Hurdles

May 1, 2011 - Providers and payers are getting serious about ICD-10, and experienced hands offer some practical advice for taking on the new code set.

Special Report

Get Answers from CMS About Meaningful Use Attestation

April 20, 2011 -

The attestation process for applying for Stage 1 meaningful use EHR incentive payments began Monday, April 18. There’s a lot of money on the line, and a lot of questions about how to use the online attestation system and report core and alternative MU measures.

On Wednesday, April 20, Travis Broome, special assistant to the consortium administrator at The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Jessica Kahn, director of Health I.T. at CMS, walked through the attestation module.

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