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  February 21, 2012 Follow us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterJoin us on LinkedInRSS feed

ICD-10 Delay No License to Chill

Edward Prewitt, Editorial Director for HealthLeaders Media

This is not the time to put ICD-10 plans on the shelf. Rather, it is time to re-assess readiness, and as soon as possible, modify your plans to meet the government's forthcoming, revised compliance deadline. >>>


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Putting Data in Nurses' Hands

Nursing informatics is an emerging field, and organizations that have been aggressive about getting data into nurses' hands (and smartphones) are reaping the rewards. >>>

Meaningful Use Incentive Payouts Top $3B

Healthcare providers have so far received $3.12 billion in incentive payments for adopting meaningful use measures, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says. >>>

ICD-10 Deadline Postponed, Sebelius Confirms

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says the federal government will delay for an unspecified time the compliance deadline for providers to implement the ICD-10 diagnostic and procedural coding system. >>>

Save Millions By Paying Attention to Process

When looking for ways to plug revenue cycle leaks, pay attention to work process and flow. One healthcare organization found low-hanging fruit in its back office processes. How much paper do you use in your processes? >>>

Impact Analysis Report



ICD-10: Skating on Thin Margins

40% of healthcare leaders recently surveyed expect losses to exceed 6% from ICD-10. Get exclusive, original research and analysis with key insights from top healthcare executives at the inaugural HealthLeaders Media CFO Exchange, including NYU Langone Medical Center, Lakewood Health System, Southwest General Health Center, Frederick Regional Health System, and MemorialCare Health System. This Impact Analysis report on the ICD-10 conversion is the first in a series. >>>

News Headlines

Medical isotopes possible without a nuclear reactor

The Toronto Star, February 21, 2012

MD hospitals to share patient data

The Washington Post, February 17, 2012

NY probes data in insurance hikes for accuracy

CBS News / Associated Press, February 16, 2012

Hospital feels backlash from records breach

The Daily Titan, February 16, 2012

Q&A: On the downside of delaying ICD-10

Government Health IT, February 16, 2012

HIT Tool Kit Targets Rural Providers

HealthLeaders Media, February 15, 2012

Health IT firm, Blue Cross group to buy NaviNet

Mass High Tech / Boston Business Journal, February 15, 2012

UnitedHealth unveils patient info service for MDs

Miami Herald, February 15, 2012

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