Current Headlines

  1. AHIMA Toolkit Walks CDI And Coding Professionals Through The Querying Process

    As documentation practices by providers continue to vary, querying has become a common, educational method to ensure that clinical information is compliant.

  2. ‘A Blueprint For Transforming The HIM Profession’

    The Health Information Management (HIM) Profession Has Changed Dramatically Since Grace Whiting Myers Founded The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) In 1928.

  3. CVS Health Faces ObamaCare Repeal Question

    Citing CVS Health's previous promotion of the Affordable Care Act, a representative of the National Center for Public Policy Research's Free Enterprise Project (FEP) questioned CEO Larry Merlo at today's annual meeting of shareholders about the retail pharmacy chain's position on recent congressional efforts to repeal and replace ObamaCare.

  4. Telemedicine On Vessels Would Save Lives, Say 98% Of Seafarers

    98% of seafarers agree that a greater provision of telemedicine on vessels would save lives, a survey by Nautilus International and Martek Marine shows.

  5. Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Aprima Medical Software For Its Revenue Cycle Management

    Aprima Medical Software, a leading provider of innovative electronic health records (EHR), practice management (PM) and revenue cycle management solutions (RCM) for medical practices, recently announced that Frost & Sullivan has recognized the company’s RCM capabilities with the 2017 United States Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Leadership.

  6. Southwest Urgent Care Conference Provides Administrators And Physicians With Specific Training Tools To Enhance Practices

    Urgent care owners, administrators and leaders, along with providers, MDs, DOs, PAs, and NPs are encouraged to attend the Southwest Urgent Care Conference May 24 – 25, 2017, at the Westin Galleria Tower in Houston.

  7. Prior Authorization One Of Several Key Topics Impacting The Healthcare Landscape To Be Discussed At WEDI 2017

    As the call for prior authorization reform continues to make headlines and drive high-level conversations among healthcare industry stakeholders, the discussion surrounding the topic will continue at WEDI 2017- Driving Solutions in a Changing Healthcare Environment – taking place May 15-18, 2017 in Los Angeles, Calif.

  8. Alarming Increase In Targeted Attacks Aimed At Politically Motivated Sabotage And Subversion

    Cyber criminals revealed new levels of ambition in 2016 – a year marked by extraordinary attacks, including multi-million dollar virtual bank heists and overt attempts to disrupt the U.S. electoral process by state-sponsored groups, according to Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), Volume 22, released today.

  9. Provider-Owned Health Plans Seek CAQH CORE Certification

    The CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) recently announced that provider-owned health plans are seeking CAQH CORE Certification to go above and beyond regulatory requirements and improve electronic information sharing.

  10. AMGA Calls On CMS To Reduce Provider Burden By Aligning Payment Across Medicare Programs

    AMGA encouraged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to reduce provider burden by aligning regulations across Medicare Advantage, the Medicare Shared Savings Program, and Fee-For-Service Medicare.