The 10 year ONC Healthcare Interoperability Roadmap had generated a lot of buzz. It proposes critical actions for both public and private stakeholders that, the ONC believes, will advance the nation towards an interoperable health IT ecosystem, advance research and ultimately achieve a learning health. If you are like most busy practices, you might not have time to read the 166 page Roadmap.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services updated its clarifying questions and answers regarding the degree of coding flexibility that will be permitted during the first year of ICD-10 implementation.
The revisions, made July 31, were to the two questions focused on explanations for a valid ICD-10 code and definition of an ICD-10 family.
A new study published in the Annals of Family Medicine suggests that family physicians in accountable care organizations (ACOs) may not be paid that much differently than their counterparts in non-ACO practices.
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), announced the release of its findings from its June 2015 ICD-10 Industry Readiness Survey yesterday.
The ICD-10 conversion will bring with it a whole blitzkrieg of changes to workflow. Ask your partner what kind of training is available, including online and self-assessment tests.
Your EHR should work the way you do , fine-tuned over many years in response to thoughtful user engagement and feedback. If your EHR doesn’t work that way, it’s time to find one that does—and to put it to work for you. Here are some telltale signs of a standout EHR.