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CONTENTS


Rebecca Armato says a grassroots approach helped Huntington Memorial Hospital build a connected health community.


CIS ROUNDUP:


Our select experts share eight ways to smooth your clinical information system install.


Mary Baum explains how to make the best use of unique


device indentification. CLINICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS 12 SPECIAL REPORT:


CIO SALARY SURVEY 2011


CRUNCHING THE NUMBERS FOR ONE OF THEIR BUSIEST YEARS


HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE


ALL ABOUT HIEs PLUS


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REVENUE CYCLE MANAGEMENT PRODUCTS AND BUYERS GUIDE


ON THE COVER 6


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CIO Salary Survey 2011 Crunching the numbers for one of their busiest years.


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COLUMNS Viewpoint by Phil Colpas Thought Leaders: Unique Device Identifi cation by Steven Sprague


DEPARTMENTS Industry Watch RCM Products


RCM Systems Buyers’ Guide New Products and Services Index of Advertisers


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Grassroots approach builds connected health community


Physician retention, practice survival, quality of care fuel decision.


RHIO stabilizes fi nances Rochester RHIO committee develops revenue plan to cover $3 million annual operating cost.


HIE: The interoperable way to deliver quality


healthcare Finally, the concept of health information exchange is being more concretely defi ned and accepted by the healthcare community.


Roadmap of a successful local HIE


The Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative provides an instructive success story.


Supporting ACOs A fl exible strategy for expanding health information exchange.


UNIQUE DEVICE IDENTIFICATION


Making best use of unique device identifi cation UDI is valuable when it provides actionable intelligence to deal with critical changes in device status.


PRACTICE MANAGEMENT


Is your practice management system ready? HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10 have implications for virtually every PM system.


Eight ways to smooth your install HMT asked select industry experts to respond to the following question: What are the best ways to minimize the pains associated with selecting and adopting a clinical information system?


September 2011 Vol. 32, No. 9


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