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ICD-10 testing: CMS announces dates, pubs guidance

A new ICD-10 end-to-end testing period for providers, as well as associated guidance for testing, was revealed this week by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

4 ways consumers will impact HIT in 2015

It's hard to deny the influence patients as consumers are having on the healthcare industry, and many predict that 2015 will be the year of the consumer.

Keys to enabling secondary use of HIE data

Secondary use of health information exchange data could be even more valuable than its primary use of giving providers a complete picture of a patient's care history, but there are issues to be worked out.

Study: Nearly half of patients would withhold data from providers

Nearly half of patients participating in a trial looking at patient control of the medical records withheld clinically sensitive information from some or all of their care team.

UC Davis pediatrician gets grant to study cost-effectiveness of telemed in EDs

A grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will help fund a study into how telemedicine affects clinical outcomes in emergency departments.

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