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Three Strategies to Fund Sustainable State IT Data Projects

April 8, 2015 / By Kristine Daynes

Escalating healthcare costs have persuaded many states to redesign their Medicaid payment systems. Most of them are also developing innovative uses of their client data to help reduce Medicaid costs […]

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Interoperability Matters: The ONC Interoperability Roadmap and Standards Advisory

February 11, 2015 / By Amy Sheide

Healthcare reform has been a hot topic over the past few days and health information technology (HIT) is at the hub. Last week, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) […]

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Top 5 Report Creation Annoyances in Radiology

March 26, 2014 / By Sue Belley, RHIA

It’s about productivity and accuracy – anything else is a distraction Guest blog by Dr. Arnold Raizon, MD, a physician consultant with 3M ChartScriptMD for Radiology. One of my biggest […]

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ONC Leaders on Ensuring Data Quality

March 21, 2014 / By Jill Devrick

On February 26 I was fortunate to attend a summit on “The Decade of Health IT” at the HIMSS 14 conference in Orlando, FL. The summit was sponsored by the […]

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ONC: Transforming Health Care, One Connection at a Time

January 29, 2014 / By Jill Devrick

Last week I was fortunate to attend the annual meeting of the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology (HIT) in Washington, DC. The theme for the […]

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Customer Connections: The Spark of Innovation

January 13, 2014 / By JaeLynn Williams

This past week, I gave a tour of our Innovation Center to one of our newest employees, a recent college graduate. During the experience, she remarked, “I like the feeling […]

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When patients can’t read: Accounting for socioeconomic disparities in risk adjustment

January 2, 2014 / By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

Several years ago, I asked the nurse to speak privately with one of my patients. I sensed that I was missing a key piece of information in my communication with […]

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Making Use of Data

December 18, 2013 / By Jeremy Zasowski

In his book Blink, Malcolm Gladwell writes about Dr. Brendan Reilly’s work at Cook County Hospital in Chicago from back in the late 1990s. At that time, the hospital was […]

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Big Data and Clinical Meaning

November 20, 2013 / By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

Read any healthcare journal or newsletter and you’re likely to find a discussion about “big data.” As industry experts weigh in on what constitutes big data and how best to […]

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The IT Side of the ICD-10 Implementation Equation

November 11, 2013 / By Jason Mark

Last month I attended the AHIMA Convention in Atlanta, and everywhere I looked it was all about ICD-10. With less than a year left to implement, there will be an […]

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The Perfect is the Enemy of the Good – a Tale of Improving Accounting for Disclosures

October 14, 2013 / By Camille Cohen

This is a tale that begins in 2009 and has yet to have a successful ending. The government must have determined that with the adoption of EHRs the health care […]

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Now More Than Ever, We Need Ethics in Healthcare IT

October 4, 2013 / By JaeLynn Williams

When I was a little girl, my mother had a book of two-minute talks for children. These talks were simple, and taught a quick moral lesson in a short poem […]