Congress has passed a SGR “Doc Fix” bill that includes a provision that delays a transition to the ICD-10 code set by at least another year. Here are just a few of the repercussions of yet another ICD-10 extension.
A clear sense of urgency to gather actionable health data that improves care and cuts costs was on display at this year’s HIMSS conference. Here are a few of my key observations and takeaways from the event.
By leveraging data analytics technology to gain insight into its patient population, Northeast Georgia Physicians Group has decreased the A1C levels of its diabetic patients by 1.6 points and significantly reduced ER visits.