On the first day of an AHIMA-organized summit, the Coalition for ICD-10 picked up a strong ally, America's Health Insurance Plans, but got no new information from federal officials about an implementation date. >>>
Two Pennsylvania physicians share their experiences decoupling from Medicare. They've lost 12% of their patient population, but say they're providing more personalized care and the effects on their revenue and financial viability have been positive. >>>
As researchers begin to analyze data on the injuries, surgeries, and outcomes collected on those wounded in the 2013 bombings, the medical director for emergency preparedness at one Boston hospital says he expects to "learn from this event for a lifetime." >>>
To say doctors are under tremendous pressure may be the understatement of the year. One key indicator to how well they are navigating the healthcare system is reimbursement. >>>
Healthcare organizations are at their weakest not necessarily on technical implementations, but in their ability to coordinate and collaborate across organizations, says a security expert. >>>
As the healthcare industry makes the move toward population health management, providers are finding innovative ways to positively affect the health status of their communities—and lower costs in the process. >>>
A new law in New York State does not expand nurse practitioners' scope of practice, but it does eliminate the need for a written collaborative agreement between a physician and an NP, which in reality is little more than a financial agreement. >>>
By integrating a behavioral health team and a telemedicine component into all 250 of its primary care practices, Carolinas HealthCare System is trying to head off a potential behavioral health crisis in doctors' offices and emergency departments. >>>
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