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 Guest Blog 

Remote monitoring matures beyond “cool” status

 By Bryan Fuhr, Co-Founder, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development of Healthsense, Inc. on March 17, 2014

Bryan FuhrFrom a recent flurry of high-profile acquisitions to publication of studies examining the clinical and financial potential, signs point to the...


 April's Thought Leader 

Transitioning to ICD-10

 By Ken Edwards, Vice President of Operations, ZirMed on March 18, 2014

Ken Edwards, Vice President of Operations, ZirMedA common theme in recent articles and presentations about ICD-10 is that many providers are not ready for the transition, and that lack of action now could spell disaster later. With this critical change on the horizon, it is important to state that...



 Online Only Features 

Getting the most from an analytics solution

 By Matthew S. Seefeld, Senior Vice President of Solution Strategy, Streamline Health, March 31, 2014

Big data refers to the volume and variety of information being generated and the speed at which it is being moved in and out of systems. In the hospital setting, massive amounts of clinical, financial and operational information are generated with every transaction, interaction and observation between caregivers and patients, payers, and employers....



 HMT News  

CMS: Data increases transparency for consumers evaluating facilities

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced for the first time that quality measures from inpatient...

AMA: Physicians generate $1.6 trillion in economic activity, support 10 million jobs

A new report released today by the American Medical Association (AMA) shows that physicians have a huge influence on national and...

AMA statement on CMS' Medicare data release

"The American Medical Association (AMA) is committed to transparency and the availability of information for patients to make...

HHS announces progress in disease prevention and health promotion

The nation’s health is improving in more than half of the critical measures that are known to have major influence in...

CMS and ONC release testing tool “Bonnie” for CQMs

A new testing tool, “Bonnie,” was released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of...

FDASIA report released on regulating health IT

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), and the Federal...

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