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CONTENTS September 2013 Vol. 34, No. 9 SEPTEMBER 2013 Healthcare Information Systems Solutions since 1980 www.healthmgttech.com


REVENUE CYCLE MANAGEMENT 14 Data in, audit insight out


Analytics improve RAC experience. Ensuring a successful conversion ICD-10: +


Revenue Cycle Management Data Governance Decision Support Infection Tracking


DECISION SUPPORT COVER DESIGN BY GEOFFREY SMITH ON THE COVER 8


ROUNDUP: ICD-10


Ensuring a


successful conversion Industry experts recommend steps to smooth the transition.


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Rethinking traditional utilization management The shift to prospective, exception-based decision support at the point of care.


18 Following the meaningful-use path


Meaningful use compels organizations to centralize information.


19 The benefits of application building Free up resources for decision support and more. 4 24 6


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COLUMNS Viewpoint by Phil Colpas


Thought Leaders: ICD-10 by Dean Boyer


DEPARTMENTS Industry Watch


Decision Support Solutions Guide


New Products INFECTION TRACKING 20 Reducing HAIs by harnessing data


How clinical decision support can effectively manage antimicrobial stewardship.


15 DATA GOVERNANCE


Securing networks through the Internet Myriad events can compromise data.


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