Data Scientist Shortage Creates Competitive Job Market for Analytics, Informatics

According to a Bloomberg analysis, job postings for data scientists rose 75 percent from January 2015 to January 2018 at the popular job search website Indeed.com.

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VA Finalizes 10-year EHR Contract with Cerner

The US Department of Veterans Affairs has formally announced a 10-year $10 billion contract with EHR vendor Cerner, which is also the official EHR vendor for the US Department of Defense.

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Much Ado About Query Rate
May23

Much Ado About Query Rate

While the use of queries is an essential tool in a CDI program, it is possible for an undue emphasis on “query rate” to lead to misuse of this important tool.

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Admitting the Electronic Health Record into Evidence
May22

Admitting the Electronic Health Record into Evidence

The process of admitting ESI into evidence may be costly to a provider. However, recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence may reduce that cost.

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Bill for Behavioral Health EHR Incentives Advances to US House

Providers that treat mental health or substance use disorders would be eligible for financial incentives to implement behavioral health electronic health record systems under new legislation proposed in the US House of Representatives.

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