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November 02, 2015
Cerner Corporation president Zane Burke, said the vendor is ready for the $4.3 billion DoD EHR contract. SearchHealthIT's HIT Squad discussed Burke's proclamation in this podcast.
October 16, 2015
AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon talked about the ICD-10 transition and said information governance is needed to control the "tsunami" of information created by EHRs.
October 01, 2015
As the ICD-10 transition captures attendees' attention at the AHIMA convention, Nuance and MModal, two medical speech recognition rivals, do battle.
September 30, 2015
At an AHIMA conference dominated by the ICD-9 to ICD-10 transition, the ecosystem of third-party vendors assisting providers with the changeover thrives.
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An RHIA, or registered health information administrator, is a certified professional who oversees the creation and use of patient health information, including analyzing that data. Continue Reading
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is a professional organization that promotes the business and clinical uses of electronic and paper-based medical information. Continue Reading
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SearchHealthIT's HIT Squad touched on the ICD-9 to ICD-10 transition, AHIMA conference, Salesforce Health Cloud and medical device integration. Continue Reading
Departing AHIMA President Angela Kennedy explains why the conversion to ICD-10 shouldn't be put off any longer. Continue Reading
Making HIPAA compliance a priority, not a barrier in health care involves policies that educate patients, providers, and vendors, at AHIMA 2012. Continue Reading
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Don Fluckinger and Shaun Sutner analyze the week's stories in health IT, discussing Epic Systems, Ebola, health data governance, interoperability. Continue Reading
Backed by a security expert, an innovator urges CIOs to let docs find ways to use BYOD in healthcare workflows now -- and solve problems later. Continue Reading
As OCR wraps up the first phase of its HIPAA audit program, health care providers at AHIMA 2012 begin to see how they will work. Continue Reading
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A smooth ICD-10 transition requires the support of senior management, which controls the purse strings, as well as end users, who must see the value of the extra work they must do. Continue Reading
More stringent state and federal laws require a more proactive patient data breach prevention and response by health care providers. Experts from AHIMA 2011 offer tips for both. Continue Reading
An ONC Tiger Team is hashing best practices for making edits, or "EHR addendums." In some cases, it's transferring paper processes to EHRs; in others, brand new ways of thinking. Continue Reading