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Forecast 2010: Change and Progress
Experts offer readers their take on what to look for in healthcare technology's year ahead.

Revenue Management

The Next Evolution in RCM, by Tony Reisz, Ontario Systems
ICD-10 in Forefront, by James Denny Jr., Navicure
More RCM Challenges, by D.T. Nguyen, MedAssets
Self-pay on the Way, by Douglas Braun, Internet Payment Exchange


The Future of Consulting, by Rob Merkel, IBM
Era of the E-patient,
by Peter Kuhn, MEDSEEK
The Year of HIM,
by Jim Klein, QuadraMed
Patient-centric Care Advances,
by Sanjaya Kumar, Quantros
Standardization Will Be Key,
by Michelle Troseth, Elsevier
HIEs To Transform,
by James K. Lassetter, Medicity
More Data To Monitor,
by David Mavashev, Nastel Technologies
Video Use To Widen,
by George Fleming, Telerent Leasing

Group Practices

HCIT Adoption To Spike, by Rose Crane,
Epocrates Outages To Increase, by Dan Draper, Emerson Network Power
Analytics Take on Pivotal Role, by George Schwend, Health Language

Electronic Records

An Aid for EMRs, by Farida Ali, Dynamic Computer
At the Crossroads, by Jay Deady, Eclipsys
A Proactive Opportunity, by Brian Cleary, Aveksa
Leadership Is Important, by Glen Tullman, Allscripts
Physicians Will Push EHRs, by Michael Nissenbaum, Aprima Medical Software
A Key to Digitizing, by Ed Santangelo, Iron Mountain
Meaningful Documentation, by Michael Finke, M*Modal


New Momentum for HIT, by Vishal Wanchoo, GE Healthcare IT
HIE Time Has Come, by Antonia Wells, Merge Healthcare
The Meaningful-use Matrix, by Thomas Morrison, NaviNet
Care Management Spotlighted, by Rob Gillett, Click4Care
ICD-10 Conversion Looms, by Ray Desrochers, HealthEdge
Advancing Care Management, by Nandini Rangaswamy, ZeOmega
Web-based Applications, by Andrew Hurd, Carefx


A Long Good-bye
By Ken Anderberg, Publisher/Editorial Director

Thought Leaders

Is There Value in EHR Invesment for HIEs?
by Chris Stevens

Pioneers in Healthcare IT

Enthusiasm for Reengineering Systems Sloe to Catch On
by Carolyn Dunbar

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