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    Where great healthcare IT teams are focused next

    By Laura Dyrda for Becker’s Hospital Review The next generation of effective CIOs will be focused on strategic leadership, effective communication and team builders. Four CIOs from across the U.S. share how their role and IT teams are changing. Craig Richardville. Senior Vice President and Chief Information and…

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    10 procedures CMS proposes moving off the inpatient-only list in 2023

    By Alan Condon for Becker’s Hospital Review Medicare is recommending removing 10 procedures from the inpatient-only list in 2023, according to its Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System proposed rule, released July 15. Here are the 10 CPT codes and their descriptions: 16036: Escharotomy;…

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    Virtual reality transports hospice patients to other side of the world

    By BBC A hospice is using virtual reality (VR) to help patients relax and transport them away from their beds. St Giles Hospice, which has bases in Lichfield and Sutton Coldfield, said the headsets allowed patients “to escape the realities of their present situation”. “I’ve never experienced anything…

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    AMA Announces CPT Update for Monkeypox Testing and Vaccination

    From For the Record Magazine The American Medical Association (AMA) recently announced an update to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)®, the nation’s leading medical terminology code set for describing health care procedures and services, that includes a new laboratory test code for the orthopoxvirus and two codes for the vaccines…

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    Billing, Coding Errors Costing Providers Big Time

    By Amanda Norris for Health Leaders Physicians left a large amount of money on the table for services that were provided but not coded and billed, according to a recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School used…

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    St. Luke’s University Health proves telehealth is as good as in-person care

    By Bill Siwicki for Healthcare IT News St. Luke’s University Health Network realized it needed technology that could help expand care across its 14 hospitals throughout Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey spanning both urban and rural areas. THE PROBLEM The organization was looking for a way not…

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    Mayo Clinic’s EHR training increased clinicians’ EHR proficiency

    By Naomi Diaz for Becker’s Hospital Review Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic’s EHR training program increased user confidence and proficiency in the EHR, according to a July 7 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. The program, dubbed reBoot Camp, was offered from April 2018 through…

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    AI, radiologists working together more accurately detect breast cancer: Study

    By Giles Bruce for Becker’s Hospital Review Radiologists working in tandem with artificial intelligence more accurately detect breast cancer than either of them analyzing the images alone, a July study in The Lancet Digital Health found. The study used a dataset of 1.2 million mammograms taken between 2007 and 2020 and was…

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