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CONTENTS January 2013 Vol. 34, No. 1 JANUARY 2013 Healthcare Information Systems Solutions since 1980 www.healthmgttech.com INDUSTRY EXPERTS DISCUSS THE YEAR AHEAD IN EMRS ACCOUNTABLE CARE ORGANIZATIONS 12


+PLUS ACOs


Analytics


Healthcare Reform ICD-10 Solutions New Products


COVER DESIGN BY GEOFFREY W. SMITH ANALYTICS ON THE COVER 6


FORECAST ROUNDUP: EMRs


16 Integration, analytics key


to next-generation EMRs Industry experts discuss the year ahead in EMRs.


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COLUMNS Viewpoint by Phil Colpas


Thought Leaders: Healthcare Reform by Christopher Mathews, M.D.


DEPARTMENTS Industry Watch


ICD-10/Claims & Coding Solutions Guide New Products and Services Index of Advertisers


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Emerging directions in analytics Predictive analytics will play an indispensable role in healthcare transformation and reform.


Maximize performance with BI and big data Comparative analytics enables organizations to benchmark performance against their peers.


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ACOs set to expand cost savings Looking for proof that ACOs will work? It already exists.


Setting the stage for ACO performance The key is streamlining clinical, financial and operational information.


HEALTHCARE REFORM 20


Beyond the EHR Examining the next technology drivers in healthcare improvement.


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