21st Century Cures Act Sparks Debate Among Health IT Professionals

Legislation that could have a significant impact on electronic health records (EHRs), interoperability, and other health IT—known as the 21st Century Cures Act, is making its way through the Congressional committee process.

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MU Hardship Exception Application Deadline Extended to July 1

Eligible providers needing an EHR Incentive Program hardship exception now have until July 1 to send in an application, CMS recently announced.

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AHIMA CEO Nominated to Modern Healthcare’s ‘100 Most Influential People in Healthcare’ Ballot

AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon has been nominated as one of Modern Healthcare’s “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” for 2015, alongside top federal health officials, researchers, and other industry leaders.

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Keeping Coding Skills Sharp and Spirits High During the ICD-10 Delay
May22

Keeping Coding Skills Sharp and Spirits High During the ICD-10 Delay

In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems.

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Retention and Disposition Policies Could Soon Become Irrelevant

With data storage technology possibilities continuously evolving—and the associated costs shrinking—it’s possible that retention and disposition policies could become more costly than simply hoarding the data forever.

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