Report: Population Health Management Customers Seek Data Integration Tools in Health IT

Data integration and interoperability are high on the priority list for providers seeking health IT tools to support population health management efforts, according to a KLAS Research report.

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VA Announces New EHR Pilot for March 2020

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to launch a test pilot for the initial operating capabilities of its new EHR system by March 2020.

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AHIMA Seeking Comments on ONC/CMS Interoperability and Info Blocking Proposed Rules
Mar04

AHIMA Seeking Comments on ONC/CMS Interoperability and Info Blocking Proposed Rules

This article provides an overview of each rule, highlighting the key points in each. AHIMA’s Advocacy Team is working with partners in Washington, DC to draft AHIMA’s reaction to both rules. But AHIMA needs to hear from you to ensure the association is speaking on your behalf.

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Advanced 5G Wireless Networks Face Heightened Opportunities for Hackers

As the United States competes with China to build 5G wireless networks—which enable medical advances such as remote surgery and enhance mobile and telehealth applications—federal regulators are not putting the proper protections in place to prevent cyberattacks, according to a former Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman.

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Five Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Healthcare Operations
Jan01

Five Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Healthcare Operations

While the practical applications of artificial intelligence (AI) are still being discovered, one area of AI — natural language processing (NLP) — is already helping advance the revenue cycle. Discover how the right NLP can support accuracy, efficiency and revenue integrity by powering comprehensive clinical documentation improvement and coding earlier in the process.

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Health IT Groups Anxiously Await Information-Blocking Regulations

One of the key hurdles to interoperability is information blocking—both defining it on a federal level and proposing solutions so the private sector can do its own part in addressing technology through innovation. Now, the private sector has grown frustrated by government delays in meeting the goals of the 21st Century Cures Act’s deadlines.

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