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Backbone of Rural HIT Training is Community Colleges

John Commins

The Obama administration is shining a spotlight on community colleges and rural community colleges, which are critical training grounds for the nation's healthcare information technology workforce. >>>


Editor's Picks

ICD-10 Delay No License to Chill

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. >>>

Half Blame Feds for Healthcare Industry Mess

As finance leaders prepare for Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement cuts, almost half believe the healthcare industry as a whole is on the wrong track, a HealthLeaders Media survey shows. >>>

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. >>>

Facing the Care Coordination Challenge

When it comes to clinical quality improvement, CEOs see care coordination as their greatest strategic challenge. In fact, with 10 possible answers, it was the choice of 30% of the CEOs who took the annual HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey. How to overcome it? >>>

Impact Analysis Report


ICD-10: Skating on Thin Margins

Don't let the ICD-10 delay derail your plans. Get exclusive, original ICD-10 research, analysis, and insights from top executives at NYU Langone Medical Center, Lakewood Health System, Southwest General Health Center, Frederick Regional Health System, and MemorialCare Health System. >>>

News Headlines

NH bill could divert funds from hospital budgets

The Dartmouth, February 22, 2012

Highmark develops data-share network

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 22, 2012

IL hospitals hope for broader 'free healthcare' definition

Rockford Register Star, February 22, 2012

Texas ERs and elsewhere levy fees for some care

ABC News, February 22, 2012

Catholic hospitals expand, religious strings attached

The New York Times, February 21, 2012

$323M in MLR Rebates Expected in First Year

HealthLeaders Media, February 17, 2012

Congress OKs Doc Fix, Payroll Tax-Cut Extension

HealthLeaders Media, February 17, 2012

The impact of the ACA in one map

The Washington Post, February 17, 2012

Medicare may drop Bethlehem Township surgical center

The Morning Call, February 17, 2012

ICD-10 Deadline Postponed, Sebelius Confirms

HealthLeaders Media, February 17, 2012

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Date: March 22, 2012
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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) have reaped the rewards. >>>


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