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HIT Leaders Want Flexibility, Transparency from Next HHS Chief

By: Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media, April 14, 2014

"The timelines and the pressures we're putting on the industry need some flexibility and sequencing so that people can be successful," says the CEO of CHIME. He and others are hopeful that whoever succeeds Kathleen Sebelius will listen to and understand the needs of the field.

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ICD-10 Delay Alters Provider, Vendor Prep

By: John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, April 14, 2014

While the latest delay of ICD-10 has created some confusion, the CEO of AHIMA says providers, payers, and other stakeholders are doing what they can to prepare staff. Those that can afford it will try to teach both ICD-10 and ICD-9.

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Advance Directives: Let's Make a Law

By: Philip Betbeze, for HealthLeaders Media, April 11, 2014

One of healthcare's most prominent CEOs has a great idea for cutting healthcare costs—forcing Medicare recipients to complete a living will and medical power of attorney as a condition of receiving benefits. Unfortunately, implementing common sense measures like this is among the things Congress is worst at.

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HealthLeaders Media Insider: Telemedicine

By: April 1, 2014

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HealthLeaders Media LIVE from SSM: The New Model for Joint Replacement Excellence

By: February 10, 2014

Date: April 15, 2014 | 12:00–3:00PM ET

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