Health IT leaders have roundly rejected President Trump’s 2018 budget proposal which, among other detrimental cuts, slashes funding for ONC by $22 million.
At the urging of two presidential executive orders and a portion of the Cybersecurity Act of 2015, HHS is working to develop a stronger cybersecurity infrastructure.
After years of advocacy by AHIMA, lawmakers, and other stakeholder groups, Congress recently took steps moving the nation toward a more comprehensive way to accurately match patients to their health information.
The journey from coding professional to C-suite executive isn’t really as far as it seems—just ask Cheryl Harmon, MBA, CFO of St. Vincent Health. Last year, Harmon was named one of the CFOs of the year by the Indianapolis Business Journal.
As alternative payment models and value-based care initiatives are gradually enacted, CDI has become more necessary to their success than ever. And the key to a successful CDI program is solid querying practices.