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February 03, 2017
A recent eye health study found that patient-reported data doesn't always get recorded in a patient's electronic health record (EHR), raising questions about the accuracy of clinical documentation. ...
June 30, 2016
From meeting new government standards to navigating EHR interoperability woes, providers have a lot on their minds. Find out how they are accommodating EHR regulations without sacrificing security.
August 21, 2015
With the heat on physician practices to prepare for the impending ICD-10 implementation date, two analysts discuss how best to avoid negative outcomes.
August 13, 2015
As the Oct. 1 ICD-10 implementation date looms on the horizon, three experts question whether ICD-10 will provide value to physicians or patients.
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The ICD-10 implementation date is fast approaching, and providers should know what to expect. Here are some important facts from CMS' ICD-10 resources. Continue Reading
A computer assisted coding system (CACS) is medical software that reviews healthcare forms, including electronic health records, and assigns appropriate medical codes to its findings. Continue Reading
A laboratory information system (LIS) is software that collects, stores and produces reports from medical test data. Continue Reading
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VNAs cannot yet fully contend with PACS in the medical imaging market, and user interface problems and other technical concerns are to blame. Continue Reading
A healthcare imaging consultant offers advice to healthcare CIOs replacing or upgrading their current imaging technology. Continue Reading
Why up to one-third of Open Payments data won't be available in the public database is one reason supporters and detractors alike are prodding CMS. Continue Reading
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An EHR vendor product manager continues her discussion on why providers need to be serious about testing and budgeting when implementing ICD-10. Continue Reading
In a two-part Q&A PointClickCare ICD-10 expert, Genice Hornberger, explains what providers should do in the last phases of implementing ICD-10. Continue Reading
When analyzing large quantities of patient data, patient information must be protected -- though there are some situations where physicians should be able to identify each subject. Continue Reading
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Marc Probst, CIO at Intermountain Healthcare, said his organization is taking strides to make population health happen, is investing heavily in data analytics, and more. Continue Reading
Providers that don't host their own imaging systems don't waive all responsibility -- they still have meaningful use and patients to satisfy. Continue Reading
Greater interoperability between EHRs will help oncologists spend more time on treatment and less on managing their cancer registries. Continue Reading