Bundled Payments Out-perform Expectations

One element of the Affordable Care Act is exceeding even its original advocates’ wildest dreams: Medicare’s bundled payment program for joint replacements.

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Slideshow: A Look Back at Unique Convention Sessions
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Slideshow: A Look Back at Unique Convention Sessions

AHIMA has prided itself on forward-thinking, relevant, and interesting sessions for 90 years.

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EHR Customization Can Result in Medical Errors, Incomplete Testing and Certification

While widespread adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) has helped put them in an overwhelming majority of hospitals and clinics, their design and function could cause medical mistakes and errors unless more rigorous voluntary and mandatory testing of systems becomes the norm, a new report found.

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Acute Care, Physician Groups Look to Software for Non-HIPAA Privacy Requirement Support

The noncompliance in healthcare organizations is due to the complexity of privacy and security requirements, immature security initiatives, and ineffectiveness of current procedures, the survey found.

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Health IT Instrumental in Revitalizing Mental Health, Preventive Care for New Mexico Hospital

In a part of New Mexico where residents are ravaged by alcohol addiction and short on behavioral healthcare, leaders revitalized a failing mental health facility and implemented preventive health initiatives through strategic data sharing.

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