Walmart uses cloud technology for in-store health clinics; AHRQ seeks volunteers to help with ICD-10 transition;

> Cloud-based technology will allow for remote video consultations between doctors and patients at Walmart's in-store health clinics, Healthcare IT News reports. The technology--Smart Care Doc--will be provided by BCS Global Networks Limited and Telemed Ventures. Article

> The California Health Benefit Exchange awarded Dublin, Ireland-based technology consulting firm Accenture a $360 million contract to create a website and enrollment system to help the Golden State comply with the federal healthcare law, the Los Angeles Times reports. Officials with the health insurance exchange told the newspaper they plan to begin enrollment in October 2013. Article

> The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality wants volunteers to help with the conversion of AHRQ Quality Indicators from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding, Health Data Management reports. The agency posted a notice in today's Federal Register calling for volunteers to serve on various workgroups assigned to the task. Article

And Finally… I'd say it's safe to assume Garfield likes lasagna. Article


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