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August 12, 2016
In the waning days of the administration, ONC national coordinator Karen DeSalvo, M.D., leaves ONC to focus full time on her other post as acting assistant HHS secretary for health.
June 23, 2016
ONC senior policy adviser explains in this HIT Squad podcast the rationale for and benefits of new certified EHR transparency requirements and how they will be enforced.
June 02, 2016
Information blocking and new telemedicine systems are hot health IT conference topics, with government officials pushing interoperability and telehealth finding more adoption.
May 24, 2016
American Well is getting attention for its new telemedicine exchange while The New York Times also picked up on the development as the telehealth industry poises for growth.
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An expert's tips for how physicians paid by Medicare can begin to navigate the quickly accelerating transformation into new payment models -- and the related technology -- under MACRA. Continue Reading
Deven McGraw, director of OCR's HIPAA audit program, wears her smartwatch during free-time workouts and while getting steps on the job and says the device helps her keep fit. Continue Reading
McKesson Corp. chief medical officer details population health best practices for value-based reimbursement, including care coordination and keeping patients out of hospitals. Continue Reading
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The shift from volume- to value-based reimbursement in healthcare promises to put more emphasis on positive medical outcomes, population health expert says. Continue Reading
Telemedicine has come a long way in terms of acceptance, but reimbursement and cross-state licensing issues are still impeding growth, a legal expert says at ATA 2016. Continue Reading
Top federal officials are soon expected to promote a new Medicare reimbursement system. The HIT Squad eyes Health Datapalooza and American Telemedicine Association coverage. Continue Reading
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Experts say automation needs are minimal, but verifying employee communications and tracking eligibility under ACA raise compliance, auditing issues. Continue Reading
Internal testing, employee education and training are three of the most important actions providers should take ahead of the ICD-10 deadline. Continue Reading
After a one-year delay, the real, actual ICD-10 transformation deadline is here. Where are organizations in this process? Has the delay helped, or are providers still scrambling to transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10? This edition of Pulse takes ... Continue Reading
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Individuals that support the mission of President Barack Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative can now take action by accessing their health data and sending it to precision medicine researchers. ... Continue Reading
Don't expect the practice of precision medicine to enter mainstream healthcare in the next five years, at least in non-academic medical settings. Nearly 60% of respondents to a Health Catalyst ... Continue Reading
This issue of SearchHealthIT's Pulse e-zine looks at the upcoming ICD-10 deadline, with a focus on the final prep work before the Oct. 1 transition. Continue Reading