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Specialty Societies Say EHR Vendors Are Blocking Their Registry Work

By Darius Tahir for POLITICO Electronic health record companies are obstructing efforts by specialty societies to gather data that are crucial to the Obama administration’s goal of improving health care quality, leaders of the physician groups tell POLITICO. The data are collected in registries, which are organized to track patients and their conditions and procedures…

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Dolbey’s Fusion CAC Delivers Fastest Speed-To-Value in ICD-10

CONCORD, OH – OCTOBER 13, 2016 In the recently published study, “Computer-Assisted Coding 2016, Who is Delivering Promised Value in ICD-10” by KLAS Research, Dolbey customers reported the fastest ICD-10 speed-to-value. With the implementation of ICD-10, most healthcare organizations experienced a decline in coding productivity which results in higher unbilled accounts receivables. Dolbey customers, using…

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Russian Hackers Breach Health Records of US Olympians

Article by Mary Butler. This article was originally published on the Journal of AHIMA website on September 23, 2016 and is republished here with permission. The breach of Olympic athletes’ medical records by Russian hackers this week again demonstrates the vulnerability of protected health information and the extent to which it is viewed as a target by criminals.…

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1 in 2 Physicians Demoralized, Dissatisfied

By Staff for HealthLeaders Media News Medical doctors are largely overwhelmed by their work and disengaged from key healthcare reform measures such as value-based payments, accountable care organizations, and electronic health records, survey data shows. Half of physicians are disengaged, burned out, and demoralized and plan to either retire, cut back on work hours, or seek…

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