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Bill Griffith is Director of Operational Excellence for Health First, Central Florida’s only fully integrated healthcare delivery network. Bill recently talked to HMT about...

Today's HMT newsletter: CFO pleads guilty to HITECH fraud; Allcripts, NantHealth cross-invest

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July Articles

Electronic health record (EHR) systems are revolutionizing the collection and standardization of patient medical information. Healthcare practitioners now have patient information readily available, enabling...

Decision support capabilities operate much like an electronic advisory board or planning committee, minus the circuitous debates and discussions, distracting smartphone use, and other...

Coming to an Apple Watch near you, CHIME: Stage 3 plans 'unworkable', Millenials pegged as corporate security risks, Truven names top 15 health systems, Is ICD-10 bad for the ER

“The methods that will most effectively minimize the ability of intruders to compromise information security are comprehensive user training and education. Enacting policies and...

Dr. Jeffrey Singer, a surgeon in Arizona, recently wrote in the Wall Street Journal that he blames EHRs for damaging his connection with patients....
Expert Q&A

The guiding principle behind accountable care organizations (ACOs) is a simple one: Coordinate health services to maximize efficiency and facilitate better patient outcomes. Providers...

The path toward fee-for-value drives a new connection between the clinical and financial world. Going forward, the financial value of a service will be...

Every day at the Health Management Technology office I am subjected to an endless stream of email. As I slog through the merger announcements,...

Implementing and meeting quality reporting program demands can feel like assembling a 1,000-piece puzzle – the pieces of which have been scattered and mixed...

Reducing readmission with analytics.

Since 2009, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) have set the...

The year-long delay for implementing the ICD-10 coding system placed the eager-and-willing organizations between the proverbial rock and a hard place, while enabling the...
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