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October 02, 2018
Health information professionals shared visions of more effective EHR systems at the 2018 AHIMA Convention, including how to better identify LGBTQ patients in EHRs.
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 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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