As IT managers gradually connect medical devices to electronic health records, the role, influence and responsibilities of chief medical informatics officers and chief nursing officers will continue to grow "to a level not seen before," predicts a study from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). >>>
Tethering personal health records to an electronic medical records system is often the key for creating records that are actually used by both patient and provider. >>>
Providers are bracing for a costly and difficult transition to ICD-10. But there is an upside. By vastly increasing the number of procedure codes, ICD-10 will improve our understanding of why we get sick and how we give care. >>>
This second report in a series of four from the inaugural HealthLeaders Media CFO Exchange provides ACO analysis and insight from leaders at NorthShore University HealthSystem, Novant Health, North Shore–Long Island Jewish Health System, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, and Sanford Health, including that 33% of leaders expect a positive overall ROI for their ACO strategy in 5 years. >>>
Chicago Tribune/Associated Press, December 6, 2011
InformationWeek, December 6, 2011
Wired, December 5, 2011
Baltimore Sun/Reuters, December 5, 2011
Government Health IT, December 2, 2011
Tampa Bay Online, December 2, 2011
Dom Nicastro for HealthLeaders Media, December 2, 2011
HealthLeaders Media Staff, December 1, 2011
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