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Information Governance: A Bright Future in the Cloud
Up in the cloud, complicated IG processes can be streamlined, but caveats apply.

Speech Recognition Meets the Web
Minimizing the time between a patient encounter and documentation can add richer detail.

Devil of a Time
Reporting outpatient time-based CPT codes may seem straightforward, but that's hardly the case.

@Risk-Filled Routine
Commonplace though it may be, sending an e-mail containing patient information can't be taken lightly.

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• AHA Report Finds More Patients Gaining Access to Their EHRs

• Stop the Privatization of Health Data

• Health Gadgets and Apps Outpace Privacy Protections

• Why Google DeepMind Wants Your Medical Records

• Coding Strategies President to Receive AHRA Gold Award

Blog Speak

Are Interoperability Efforts More Sizzle Than Steak?

8 Things About Health Care Analytics That May Suprise You, Part 2 of 2

8 Things About Health Care Analytics That May Suprise You, Part 1 of 2

Spotlight on Master Patient Index

How to Measure Duplicate Rates

Patient Identification in an HIE Environment

Health Care's Patient Matching Challenge

By the Numbers


A KPMG poll found that the biggest drivers for expediting adoption of virtual care were increasing patient volumes and loyalty (this percentage), reducing costs for access to medical specialists (17%), care coordination of high-risk patients (17%), patient requests/consumer demand (13%), and meaningful use and payer incentives for adoption (13%).

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