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May 04, 2017
The Trump administration's proposed changes to the H-1B visa program for highly skilled foreign workers could force health IT vendors to pay higher salaries to software engineers.
November 17, 2015
Candescent Health, a radiology IT startup with ties to athenahealth, aims to shake up radiology with cloud-based analytics software complemented by a human-based service desk.
September 24, 2015
The ICD-9 to ICD-10 transition has been a long time coming in the U.S. This guide examines the increase in codes and what providers did to prepare.
September 14, 2015
As the Oct. 1 ICD-10 implementation date nears, larger provider organizations appear to be ready, with testing, training and double coding complete.
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