Biography for Dan Bowman
Dan Bowman serves as senior editor of all of Fierce's Health IT publications (FierceHealthIT, FierceMobileHealthcare, FierceEMR 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 email@example.com. You can also follow his tweets @FierceHealthIT and find him on LinkedIn.
Articles by Dan Bowman
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.
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.
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.
Telehealth platform company Teladoc, on Tuesday, announced that its initial public offering would be priced at $19 per share.
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 telemedicine is an effective way to perform bedside rounds for ill infants in hospital neonatal intensive care units, new research concludes.
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.
Provider organizations continue to lag behind in testing for the transition to ICD-10, according to a survey unveiled Wednesday by the eHealth Initiative.
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.
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.