In part 2 of this exclusive interview with Brent Grimes, administrative director of patient account services at Integris Health, he discusses how the integrated hospital system is preparing for ICD-10 implementation and how to manage through uncertainty.
Transitioning to the medical home model has proven daunting for the settings in which most American kids get care: small medical practices.
Not everyone applauds President Obama's plan to invest $3 billion to map the human brain . Some researchers worry that the project lacks clear goals and, with possible sequestration looming, could...
While health information technology has the potential to improve care, it also erect barriers to care for marginalized and underserved populations, according to a new paper from a coalition of advocacy organizations.
Three attorneys from national lawfirm McGuire Woods, LLP have compiled a list of 17 of their predicted "winners" and "losers" for 2013 in the healthcare economy in a recent article posted to Becker's ASC Review .
On Thursday, a California state judge denied Kaiser Permanente access to the computers and email account of the couple the healthcare group hired to store nearly 300,000 hospital files, according to a LA Times article .
Tales of data breaches are becoming all too common, with one of the latest possibly affecting up to 3,300 patients at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Employees at the facility learned of the breach in May, but did not inform patients until last week.
A high-performing system not only efficiently coordinates care and uses meaningful technology, but also rewards its providers for carrying out those efforts, according to the American Medical Group Association.
Health information technology will be the "fundamental enabler" of new care delivery models and disease management, Cleveland Clinic CIO Martin Harris, M.D., said yesterday at the opening keynote of the iHT2 summit in Ft. Lauderdale. The e|Cleveland Clinic suite is helping the organization prepare for new care delivery and reimbursement models and is also helping to dissolve the distinction between clinical practice and technology, he said.
Health informatics is a hot field with rising skill levels in demand, a new study confirms. The good news is that professionals can gain the necessary credentials mid-career.