The changes underway in healthcare have significant implications for hospitals and payers and perhaps the most significant impact will be to the physicians as they move from primarily caring for individual patients to also becoming more accountable for the health of populations of patients.
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the leading authority on the use of Health IT to improve the exchange of healthcare information, announced the release of a new ICD-10 issue brief co-written with ASC X12 entitled, ICD-10 Impact to HIPAA Transactions.
Using electronic health records to automate reporting of quality measures reduces reporting time required for one measure set alone by about 50 percent, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
Yesterday the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released new data that demonstrate that doctors and hospitals are using electronic health records (EHRs) to provide more information securely to patients and are using that information to help manage their patients’ care.
Sandlot Solutions, a healthcare information technology company, and West Florida ACO, an accountable care organization (ACO), recently announce a new partnership that will support the management of health information for thousands of patients across more than 25 physician groups and multiple health facilities in Florida.
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, recently announced the availability of the first in a series of issue briefs on evidence-based medicine (EBM).
Box today unveiled a new ecosystem of partners and compliancy updates to continue its momentum serving healthcare customers. The company announced 10 new partner applications built on the Box platform to address industry-specific information challenges, along with an investment in drchrono. Box also announced that it supports HIPAA/HITECH compliance and is signing Business Associate Agreements with customers.
Phytel, the leader in automated, provider-led population health improvement, recently announced it has been named a "Cool Vendor" in the "Cool Vendors in Healthcare Providers, 2013" report by Gartner, Inc.