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HIMSS14’s Value to Clinicians – It’s More Than a Shopping Trip
Dec 9, 2013 - When I received the assignment to write this article (that will teach me to miss a meeting…) the stated purpose was to show the value of HIMSS conference for clinicians when they are not “shopping” for something. That description set me to reflect about the many shopping trips I have taken over the years.
Impact of Informatics as a Patient: Part II
Dec 9, 2013 - Last month, I shared my experiences as a patient undergoing a round of tests for an unexpected health issue. Having been on the administrative side of hospital operations for most of my career, I now have a new worldview of how we do healthcare.
Healthcare rides high in The Netherlands
Dec 9, 2013
The article states that there are 92 acute hospitals in The Netherlands, of which 84 are private and just eight are in public hands – all of which are academic. There are just a few chief information officers because IT is thought of more as a cost to the business and not as a strategic part of management, therefore IT staff are on the front line. This factor has not prevented investment in IT, quite the converse as data show that Dutch hospitals score very highly in the use of IT systems.
Revenue cycle ripe for radical change
Dec 9, 2013
"I'm surprised that we continue to see the status quo in revenue cycle management," says Sean Wieland, managing director and senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray.
"Healthcare is the only industry that has a revenue cycle with a designated subsector of companies that manage it," he explains.
Stage 2 Extension Leaves 2014 Timeline UnaddressedDec 9, 2013
On Friday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT released a joint blog post from Rob Tagalicod of CMS and Jacob Reider of ONC, revealing an updated timeline for Meaningful … Continue reading
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