With the go-live date rapidly approaching, hospitals and health systems need to make ICD-10 a priority if they want to avoid costly surprises and setbacks. >>>
The electronic health record vendors in the first series of CommonWell Alliance pilots include Allscripts, Athenahealth, Cerner, CPSI, Greenway, McKesson, RelayHealth and Sunquest. Testing will begin January 1. >>>
By adopting a data-driven strategy to determine its equipment needs, Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care has reduced capital spending on CT scanners by 9%, nuclear medicine by 25%, mammography by 3%, and X-ray by 10% since early 2012. >>>
The latest update to the federal website that reports hospital quality data adds rates of stroke, C. diff and MRSA infections, blood clot prevention and care measures and expanded readmissions data. >>>
The landscape is changing rapidly for payers. To be successful, insurers must adapt to new reimbursement models and forge new partnerships with providers. >>>
They are nurses and physicians. They are researchers and executives. They are providers and payers. They are watchdogs and innovators. And they are patients. They are this year's HealthLeaders 20 honorees, selected for their efforts to make a difference in healthcare. >>>
Date: January 28, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET
Telemedicine pioneers from UC Davis and Mercy Health share strategies proven to bridge access gaps, improve patient experience, and streamline care through new mobile technologies, while driving down costs.
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