Week of 30 Nov 2015 Transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 going smoothly so far (30 Nov 2015)
Many were fearful of the switch from ICD-9 to ICD-10, however, it seems there have been few problems. Two industry sources explain what they're hearing on the issue.
Week of 16 Nov 2015 Healthcare big data not in the clinical setting yet (19 Nov 2015)
A panel of experts seemed to agree: Healthcare big data is not quite there yet. But when it becomes a reality -- especially in the clinical setting -- it will bring value.
Week of 09 Nov 2015 IBM Watson Health teams with Medtronic to fight diabetes (10 Nov 2015)
Medtronic has partnered up with IBM Watson Health, because medical devices alone are not enough to deliver quality care to patients -- specifically diabetes sufferers.
Week of 26 Oct 2015 Connected Health showcases precision medicine and wearables (30 Oct 2015)
Precision medicine practitioners need to match medications to patient's needs by talking with them, not just using microscopes to examine genes, a Connected Health speaker said.
Week of 12 Oct 2015 CMS and ONC adjust meaningful use reporting rules (15 Oct 2015)
Some meaningful use reporting requirements were modified by CMS and ONC. Notably, the stage 3 attestation period will be optional in 2017 and last for 90 days that year.
Week of 05 Oct 2015 Mass. hospitals sign on to new value-based care payment model (07 Oct 2015)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts announced that four physician and hospital organizations signed a contract to implement the insurance company's new value-based care model.
Week of 28 Sep 2015 Twitter reaction to the ICD-9 to ICD-10 implementation date (30 Sep 2015)
This page will be updated throughout the day on Oct. 1 -- the ICD-10 implementation date -- to include tweets on how the coding update is going.
Week of 14 Sep 2015 For Salesforce, new Health Cloud system faces hurdles (16 Sep 2015)
CRM vendor Salesforce introduces its first health IT product, Health Cloud, which aims to integrate electronic health records and other patient data.
Week of 07 Sep 2015 Pioneer ACOs continue steady and modest improvements (09 Sep 2015)
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services tracks the yearly progress of Pioneer ACOs, and had good news to report from 2014.
On ICD-10 release date, CMS says four states exempt (09 Sep 2015)
On Oct. 1, the ICD-10 release date, four states' Medicaid programs will not be converting to ICD-10 codes, according to CMS. Everyone else, however, will.
Week of 31 Aug 2015 #ChatHIT: Wearable technology in healthcare held back by cost (03 Sep 2015)
In this #ChatHIT recap, participants discuss definitions of wearable technology in healthcare and what affects its adoption in clinical settings.
As wearables enable patients to become more proactive with their health, the use of such devices in healthcare becomes more relevant, according to #ChatHIT.
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23 surprises from CMS' meaningful use attestation data SearchHealthIT.com | 23 Jun 2014
Wondering which vendors net the most meaningful use attestation incentive checks for their customers? Here's a complex breakdown of CMS data.