Current Headlines

  1. GAO: Expansion Dollars For Health Plans May Be Costly
    9/18/2014

    Both the Arkansas and Iowa programs are costing more than anticipated. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Mobile Notification App Thwarts Threats
    9/18/2014

    Acute and ambulatory locations in a Colorado army hospital deploy network-centric crisis communication solution to increase patient and staff safety. By Karla Paris, contributing writer

  3. Providers Lose 4 Hours Weekly Using EHRs
    9/18/2014

    After EHR Implementation, doctors are losing an average of 4 hours each week tending to the new technology. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. HHS Provides Additional EHR Certification Flexibility
    9/18/2014

    New Final Rule Adds Clarity and Improvements Through Optional and Revised Criteria. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. CHIME Members Say Analytics Are Top Priority
    9/18/2014

    A survey of CHIME senior IT executives revealed analytics as their top IT priority. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. HHS Announces $60 Million In Navigator Grants
    9/18/2014

    The grants are designed to facilitate signups in the health insurance marketplace. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. MedeAnalytics Unveils New Revenue Integrity Solution To Support The Transition To Value-Based Healthcare
    9/17/2014

    MedeAnalytics today unveils Revenue Integrity, its newest data analytics solution that brings complete visibility to a provider's "mid-cycle" to optimize revenue and minimize risks in an ever-evolving reimbursement landscape. Powered by the industry's leading big data platform, Revenue Integrity brings transparency to the critical point between patient access and the business office where clinical operations impact revenue. The solution will improve revenue capture, minimize audit risk and prepare providers for ICD-10 and beyond. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern), one of the leading medical education and biomedical research institutions in the United States, will be the first to implement the solution in early October.

  8. Health Network Implements Cloud-Based Services To Advance Connectivity
    9/17/2014

    University of Toledo Physicians Network expects to drive efficiency and enhance population health management with electronic health record implementation. By Wendy Grafius, contributing writer

  9. How Is Anonymized Data Best Utilized?
    9/17/2014

    From Star Trek-like technology to the fight against Ebola, data anonymization is a cornerstone of many of the most interesting advances of the use of information in tackling medical-related questions. By Megan Williams, contributing writer

  10. HIMSS Releases Interoperability Plan
    9/17/2014

    A HIMSS whitepaper details the challenges interoperability presents and recommends ways to advance this type of critical connection in the U.S. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

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