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Patient Engagement Should Be Considered Multi-Phase Phenomenon

August 1, 2014 - Patient engagement is a vague concept in healthcare that is in danger of becoming merely a “hot buzz phrase,” according to a new study.

Final Rule Establishes New ICD-10 Compliance Date

August 1, 2014 - Four months after President Obama signed into law a one-year delay in the ICD-10 code switchover, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has announced a final rule establishing October 1, 2015, as the new ICD-10 compliance date.

Qualis Health Launches Online Infection Prevention Tool Kit

3 Hospital Clinical IT Applications Poised for Growth

Clinical Data Registries Bill Advances in House despite Opposition

Integrated Cardiac Device Management Cuts ED Wait Times

Kaiser-Hopkins Collaboration to Leverage EHRs

Mayo Researcher to Manage Oncology Alliance Data Center

NewYork-Presbyterian Opens Dedicated Space at NYC Accelerator

Cross-Border Pediatric Telemedicine Works Well

Feature Articles

Choosing the right direction

July 1, 2014 - Chief medical information officers don't practice medicine as much as they would like, but their work helps bring care quality to new levels.

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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