CMS announces success of recent ICD-10 testing

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services officially completed the first week of end-to-end ICD-10 testing.

CMS reminds EPs of MU Public Health Objectives deadline

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently sent out a reminder to eligible professionals striving to adhere to the stage 2 meaningful use requirements in 2015.

New study shows provider satisfaction with EHRs

A recent survey taken by Behavioral Healthcare magazine showed that its readers use their EHR systems for nearly all aspects of their day-to-day workflow and are satisfied with them.

The future HIE spending and expansion

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Black Book gives insight into future HIE spending and expansion

The recent Black Book HIE survey highlighted how a shift from volume to value has pushed physicians to start investing in HIEs differently.

Studies link sleep apnea to osteoporosis

New research conducted by scientists at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon, found a connection between sleep apnea and osteoporosis.

Why should providers adopt EHR systems?

Health care providers considering an investment in an electronic health record system should take note of the benefits EHRs can have on their workflow and patient outcomes.

AAFP highlights concerns for ONC interoperability plan [Video Blog]

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CMS releases new payment updates for MU penalties

The latest financial figures for meaningful use penalties and incentives were released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services at the recent meeting of the Health IT Policy Committee.

HIMSS proposes 4 interoperability goals in statement to Congress

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society has released a position statement to Congress explaining the importance of interoperability to the success of health care technology.

What are the top 5 ICD-10 risks to prepare for?

There are a few potential risks that experts urge providers to prepare for as they make the switch to ICD-10.

Newly discovered stem cell can regenerate bone and cartilage

A groundbreaking study performed by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center found that the regeneration of bone and cartilage occurs in mice with the help of a specific stem cell in their bone marrow.

New initiatives from Congress set to focus on personalized and precision medicine

The proposed regulations by Congress are likely to have a major impact on health IT.

President's 2016 budget request has meaningful use in its sights

The Department of Health & Human Services has issued its proposed budget for the fiscal year 2016.

CAHs show difficulty with MU attestation

Over the years, electronic health records have proven their success to both health care providers and their patients.

New study set to test potential bone-loss therapy in space

The University of California, Los Angeles, recently received grant funding from the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space to perform a study on rodents after sending them to the International Space Station.

ONC announces 3 new health IT funding opportunities

Three new health IT funding opportunities were recently announced by The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

How can CDI benefit practices as ICD-10 date approaches?

Clinical documentation improvement is becoming increasingly important as the ICD-10 implementation date edges closer.