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
successful conversion Industry experts recommend steps to smooth the transition.
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
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.
HEALTH MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY