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Patient Matching: The Saga Continues
There's more to an effective duplicate record strategy than implementing the latest technology.

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Opportunities, Challenges Mark eCQM Debut
Education Initiatives Keep Pace With the Dynamic HIT Landscape
The Human Errors Behind Data Breaches

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Blog Speak

Training Business Office Staff on PHI Disclosure Management

Why Doctors Would Hate the Best EHR in the World

Why Medicine's Digital Transformation
Is Just Beginning

Spotlight on mHealth

Research Analyzes Physicians' Mobile Search Habits

Digital Health Innovations Spark User Engagement

Is Texting Physician Orders 2G2BT?

By the Numbers


For this amount, researcher Latanya Sweeney, PhD, and her team bought a year's worth of patient discharge data from Washington state and reidentified 43% of 81 samples by comparing the information to news blotters, according to Healthcare Analytics News.

Quick Code

Medical Necessity in
E/M Code Selection

Struggling with evaluation and management codes? Here's a
refresher course on the basics
of medical necessity.

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