Survey Finds Healthcare Orgs have Big Plans for Digital Technologies

Patient experience, clinical outcomes, and customer relationships are among key driving factors for healthcare organizations undertaking technology adoption initiatives, according to a survey from Ernst and Young.

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Moving Beyond Diagnosis Codes in CDI: Documentation Improvement for CPT
Jun28

Moving Beyond Diagnosis Codes in CDI: Documentation Improvement for CPT

Just as ICD-10-CM codes are used to translate clinical diagnoses into codified language, CPT codes identify diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and services using a systematic five-digit code.

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Hospitals Looking to Implement ‘Mission Control’ Centers Powered by Data Analytics

Data analytics is at the center of one health system’s plan to create a “mission control” center with a “Wall of Analytics” to help improve service and outcomes at all the hospitals it manages.

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How Collecting Biometric Information Can Lead to Litigation
Jun27

How Collecting Biometric Information Can Lead to Litigation

Biometric information may be extremely useful, but healthcare organizations must take into account state laws before implementing any programs that collect or leverage that information.

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White House Proposes Major Cabinet-level Agency Overhaul, Restructuring of HHS and CMS

The Trump Administration last week proposed a massive overhaul of federal agencies, which would—among other consolidations—restructure the Department of Health and Human Services and rename it the Department of Health and Public Welfare (DHPW).

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