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Article Archive for October 2014

Planning for the Future

October 31, 2014 – 2:06 am |
Planning for the Future

Physician practices have long been concerned about the financial implications of the new ICD-10 code set transition. A recent report commissioned by the American Medical Association reinforces that fear as they estimate the costs might be as …

From Paper to Digital

October 31, 2014 – 2:02 am |
From Paper to Digital

Healthcare systems continue to face enormous challenges. In the list, if not at the top, is the challenge of technology. eHealth is a broad term for a variety of technologies and services, from electronic health …

Fraud Found in Florida

October 30, 2014 – 2:02 am |
Fraud Found in Florida

Fraud arrests and indictments continue as Florida prosecutors arrested 20 more Medicare fraud suspects, including one seemingly busy psychiatrist who allegedly generated $7.5 million in false claims for Medicare patients who did not need psychiatric …

New Problems with New Solutions

October 29, 2014 – 2:06 am |
New Problems with New Solutions

Digital data is not something the generation before us had to deal with, let alone our ancestors. This is especially true in health care. It really is a less-than-a-decade-old problem. President George W. Bush kicked off a project designed …

The Learning Curve

October 29, 2014 – 2:02 am |
The Learning Curve

Many practitioners have been complaining about the challenges of technology and the time it is taking away from their time with patients. For the most part, this has been brushed off as a learning curve …

Health Care in the Social Media World

October 28, 2014 – 2:04 am |
Health Care in the Social Media World

The healthcare field is very busy these days. Between electronic health records (EHRs) and ICD-10, not to mention the Affordable Health Care Act and Meaningful Use, there is much activity taking place. Soon there may …

Broader and Better

October 28, 2014 – 2:02 am |
Broader and Better

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has set October 1, 2015 as the new date by which physicians are expected to use the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) for diagnosis coding. This …

Do You Have an Electronic Medical Record?

October 27, 2014 – 2:06 am |
Do You Have an Electronic Medical Record?

It all started in 2004, when then President George W. Bush launched a program to provide Americans with an electronic health record (EHR) in 2014. Though a similar goal was set by President Barack Obama in 2009, most citizens …

Patients Must Be Involved

October 27, 2014 – 2:02 am |
Patients Must Be Involved

The engagement of patients and their families in patients’ health care is a prominent goal of the EHR (electronic health record) Incentive Program. This policy priority aims to improve patients’ understanding of their health and related conditions …

AHIMA is Gearing Up for Next Year

October 24, 2014 – 2:06 am |
AHIMA is Gearing Up for Next Year

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) met in San Diego earlier this month, and it’s safe to say that the ICD-10 coding classification transition was on everyone’s mind and tongue. Timing seems to be …

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