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CONTENTS November 2011 Vol. 32, No. 11 De


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Despite a $40 million operating loss, ABQ Health Partners managed to build a sustainable financial


foundation, says Harry Magnes, M.D.


By automating document-management processes with content transformation, healthcare facilities are better able to apply resources towards their ROI.


Laura Madsen discusses five reasons healthcare business intelligence differs from other industries – and why it matters.


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HIPAA5010 HOW WILL


AFFECT PRACTICE PROFITABILITY


Stephen S. Hau, Shareable Ink


Deborah Robb, TrustHCS


Steven ZoBell, ADP AdvancedMD


Jim Akimchuk, Culbert Healthcare Solutions


Decision Support Training


Jackie Griffin, Gateway EDI


Alison Schambach, Edifecs


Andrew Fitzpatrick, WPC


Clinical Information Systems


RSNA Product Spotlight and Buyers Guide


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REVENUE CYCLE MANAGEMENT How to make a turnaround


Despite a $40 million operating loss, one group practice managed to build a sustainable fi nancial foundation.


TRAINING 10 The importance of INSs


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Will HIPAA 5010 hurt? With the federal deadline looming, HMT asked select industry experts the following question: How will the adoption of HIPAA 5010 affect practice profi tability?


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COLUMNS Viewpoint by Phil Colpas Thought Leaders: Training by Becky Quammen


DEPARTMENTS Industry Watch RSNA Product Spotlight and Buyers Guide Index of Advertisers


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Informatics nurse specialists bridge patients, IT and executives.


DECISION SUPPORT Optimize your BI Five reasons healthcare business intelligence differs from other industries.


A new era promises better outcomes BPM systems are the best decision for decision-support software.


PREDICTIVE MODELING


Using big data for big impact Leveraging analytics provides the foundation for rethinking how to impact patient behavior.


DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT


Streamlining operations for healthcare reporting By automating manual processes with content transformation, healthcare facilities are better able to apply resources towards their ROI.


CLINICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS


New TIA-1179 standard supports IP convergence of CIS Whether installed in a new hospital construction or as part of the modernization of an existing facility, a standards-based, IP-enabled communications network can deliver many benefi ts.


Streamlining patient review


Morehead Memorial expands care-management program, ensuring appropriate patient care.


HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE


Building a connected community of care A standards-based HIE solution helps satisfy upcoming meaningful-use requirements.


PACS/RIS/DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING


PACS re-envisioned Changes to reading workfl ow can create higher service levels at no additional cost.

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