ICD-10 final rule could be close; UCSD, Yale to collaborate receive $805K grant to build Neuroscience Gateway;

> The long-awaited final rule delaying ICD-10 could be released soon, Health Data Management reported. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently sent the final rule to the Office of Management and Budget for review. The proposed rule, issued in April by CMS, calls for a one-year delay of ICD-10 from Oct. 1, 2013 to Oct. 1, 2014. Article

> The University of California, San Diego, and Yale University are poised to create a Neuroscience Gateway that improves access for neuroscientists to high-performance computing and storage resources, thanks to a collaborative grant presented to the schools by the National Science Foundation this week. The grant, spread out over three years, is worth roughly $805,000. Announcement

> The Wichita (Kan.) Health Information Exchange went live this week, the Wichita Business Journal reported. WHIE President Ron Brown called the launch critical to improving care in the city and throughout the state. Article

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