Brand Editor at HIMSS Media
It sounds a bit crazy perhaps. Unless you’re a provider struggling to meet the raft of mandates and forced to backburner ICD-10 for the time being – in which case it might even be welcome relief.
Not that it would be simple.
Here’s the rub: ...
What if the federal government funded ICD-10? medicalpracticeinsider.com
It’s a longshot, to put it euphemistically. And it’s a question that has been lingering for years: Should the federal government somehow finance the transition to ICD-10 for medical practices?
Becoming Technology Geeks: Check! Let me start out by thanking all the clinicians, public servants, technologists, industry leaders and patient advocates who have fought tirelessly (in some case for decades) to advance health IT as far as it has co
Editor, Government Health IT
Infographic: ICD-10 could bolster Ebola biosurveillance govhealthit.com
Guess what the code for Ebola is under ICD-9? And, no, this is not a joke: There isn’t a specific one. Instead 078.89 refers to multiple vial diseases. Under ICD-10, however, there is one. It’s A98.4. That’s according to the Coalition for ICD-10...
Still, there are lessons to be learned even for small organizations Community Health Systems’ (CHS) recent data breach of 4.5 million patient records...
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About the Government Health IT Group
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