Current Headlines

  1. Analytic Skills In High Demand
    7/28/2015

    According to a study published in the Journal of the AHIMA, the most in-demand skill for health IT workers is big data and analytics knowledge. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  2. Average Healthcare Organization Uploads 6.8 TB Of Data Monthly
    7/28/2015

    The average healthcare organization uses 928 cloud services, introducing high risks. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Medicare’s Coding Transition Break
    7/28/2015

    Relax. Medicare won’t be penalizing providers for minor ICD-10 mistakes 12 months after the transition to the new coding system. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  4. HIPAA Settlement Highlights Role Of Internet Application Safeguards
    7/27/2015

    St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center’s HIPAA ruling demonstrates the need to be vigilant when sharing documents. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Symptom Checker Websites Right Half The Time
    7/27/2015

    Do your patients often come in with a diagnosis they found online? If they are getting their info from an online symptom checker it may only be accurate about half the time. By Katie Wike, contributing writer

  6. CMS Announces Flexibility In ICD-10 Claims Auditing
    7/27/2015

    The agency will reimburse for incorrectly-coded claims to ease transition. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. South Carolina Hospital Selects MEDHOST To Help Transform ED Operations
    7/27/2015

    Looking to enhance emergency department (ED) care by increasing documentation and improving care coordination and workflow, Abbeville Area Medical Center chose to partner with MEDHOST to implement its Emergency Department Information System (EDIS).

  8. Zynx Health Adds Android Device Support To ZynxCarebook Solution
    7/27/2015

    Zynx Health, the market leader in providing evidence- and experience-based clinical improvement solutions, recently announced that its ZynxCarebook mobile care coordination solution is now available on Android smartphones and tablets.

  9. VCU Study Shows Majority Of Medicaid Beneficiaries Receive Care Consistent With The Patient-Centered Medical Home Model
    7/27/2015

    The majority of Medicaid beneficiaries feel that the medical care they receive is patient-centered, accessible and well-coordinated between primary care providers and specialists, according to a Virginia Commonwealth University-led study.

  10. NICO Receives Additional FDA Clearance For Specific BrainPath Indications For Subcortical Access To Brain Tumors, Cysts And Vascular Disease
    7/27/2015

    Brain and spine medical device manufacturer NICO Corporation received additional clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for specific indications on its patented BrainPath technology.

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