Dan Bowman

Biography for Dan Bowman

Dan Bowman serves as senior editor of all of Fierce's Health IT publications (FierceHealthIT, FierceMobileHealthcareFierceEMR and FierceMedicalImaging), and contributes to Fierce's other healthcare publications. Prior to joining FierceMarkets in 2008, Dan worked as a sports copy editor for several newspapers, including the Washington Post and the Washington Times. He's a huge basketball fan (playing and watching), religiously follows the Knicks and loves a good book. He's based at FierceMarkets' main office in Washington, D.C., and can be reached at dbowman@fiercemarkets.com. You can also follow his tweets @FierceHealthIT and find him on LinkedIn.

Articles by Dan Bowman

AMA on board with CMS plan to ease ICD-10 transition

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is introducing measures in conjunction with the American Medical Association to ease the transition to ICD-10 this fall.

CMS: Third round of ICD-10 testing boasts 90 percent acceptance rate

Claims from 90 percent of the more than 1,200 submitters who participated in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' third ICD-10 acknowledgement testing week were accepted, the agency has announced.

VA's Stephen Warren: Cybersecurity a 'cultural' responsibility

Outgoing Department of Veterans Affairs CIO Stephen Warren shared the agency's streamlined cybersecurity strategic objectives on a call with reporters July 1, stressing the importance of maintaining security while simultaneously ensuring mission delivery.

Teladoc IPO raises $157 million

Telehealth platform company Teladoc, on Tuesday, announced that its initial public offering would be priced at $19 per share.

ICD-10 training: How one hospital shifted away from dual coding

Engaging in dual coding as the deadline to transition to ICD-10 moves closer to reality is not an optimal strategy, according to Walter Houlihan, director of health information management and clinical documentation at Springfield, Massachusetts-based Baystate Health.

Robotic-assisted tele-rounding effective for NICU patients

Robotic-assisted telemedicine is an effective way to perform bedside rounds for ill infants in hospital neonatal intensive care units, new research concludes.

Disaster planning and response: How hospital IT teams can maintain continuity amid chaos

In the midst of disaster, hospitals often serve as a refuge, a place of comfort for those in need of care or shelter. But even hospitals aren't immune to chaos, as electronic health record systems, network connections and even whole power grids can be rendered useless in the blink of an eye.

ICD-10 testing lags among providers

Provider organizations continue to lag behind in testing for the transition to ICD-10, according to a survey unveiled Wednesday by the eHealth Initiative.

New VA tool welcome sight amid interoperability struggle with DoD

For years, federal officials have given the U.S. departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs flak for failing to make their electronic health record systems interoperable. The decibel level of such complaints rose astronomically following a February 2013 decision to abandon development of a joint EHR, and has grown deafening in recent months as the push for interoperability of all health records systems continues to gain steam throughout the halls of Congress.

CHIME: Data exchange, telemedicine reimbursement vital to improving chronic disease care

Widespread health information exchange, revised telemedicine reimbursement policies and patient empowerment are all necessary to bolster treatment and prevention of chronic diseases, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives said in a letter to legislators serving in the Senate Finance Committee's Chronic Care Working Group this week.