Only 11 percent of healthcare organizations described the ICD-10 transition as a “failure to operate in an ICD-10 environment,” according to KPMG LLP survey. The survey of 298 attendees of the Nov. 9 Webcast, ICD-10: Just the Beginning, found 80 percent of organizations said the ICD-10 transition has proceeded smoothly. Show More Summary
“Merger fever” and the prevalence of employed physicians has led to a predictable but significant shift in healthcare IT: centralized decisionmaking. Slowly disappearing are the days when departments in the same hospital or health system could select their own vendors to provide various services. Show More Summary
When I started my career at Microsoft nearly 14 years ago, I dreamed of the day when technology could deliver a total communication and collaboration solution for healthcare. Over the last decade I've observed pieces of that dream come together as information...(read more)
The mogul's ex filed Wednesday to be put in charge of his healthcare, declaring him mentally incompetent, and wanted him medically examined this week. read more
I was just a kid when the Soviet Union fell, but I spent years attempting to understand the supposed logic of collectivism. Time and time again, our world is reminded
Specialty Therapies 2016January 28-29, 2016 | Planet Hollywood | Las Vegas, NVJoin healthcare and pharma thought leaders on January 28-29 in Las Vegas for Specialty Therapies 2016 – the highly acclaimed meeting that brings about critical...Show More Summary
Dan Lambert is co-founder and CEO of BoardVitals, a healthcare education startup that develops digital assessment tools and medical content that has helped more than 40,000 doctors and healthcare professionals prepare for board certification. Show More Summary
THEY’LL DO FOR IT WHAT THEY’VE DONE FOR HEALTHCARE, IF THEY’RE ALLOWED: Congressional Q&A: Feds finding ways to grab control of Internet. Since the Federal Communications Commission passed Title II regulations reclassifying Internet service providers as common utility companies in February, Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., has been at the forefront of the fight to reverse […]
Among the wave of Chinese companies seeking to delist from U.S. stock exchanges, Chinese preventive healthcare provider iKang has encountered what it calls a “malicious” offer. The Beijing-based provider of health checkups yesterday received a preliminary non-binding proposal to take it private from a consortium that includes arch rival Meinian Onehealth [...]
All women deserve access to reproductive healthcare without fear of verbal or physical attacks.
When the PPACA (‘Obamacare’) was being debated, I noted six years ago that the high deductibles made healthcare no more affordable (in fact, I noted this about Romneycare in 2008). This was not only predictable, but predicted. Which brings us … Continue reading ?
The CEO of a healthcare startup says she has come up with a formula to help her steal the most talented individuals from large corporates like Bloomberg and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Melissa Morris is the cofounder and CEO of Network...Show More Summary
IDC predicts that virtual care, made possible by the Internet of Things and big data, will become routine by 2018, improving healthcare quality and efficiency. The analyst firm predicts that virtual healthcare will be increasingly used to improve care and compliance for patients with chronic conditions.
In wake of Friday’s shooting at a Planned Parenthood location in Colorado Springs, celebrities such as Chrissy Teigen, Kerry Washington and Kathy Griffin are offering their support for the women’s healthcare organization. Read more....
In the LA Times today Joseph Tanfani and Maloy Moore have a great piece about the American Legacy PAC and its 2014 Save Our Healthcare campaign. It was fronted by Ben Carson, who starred in a video denouncing Obamacare and telling viewers,...Show More Summary
After a shooter killed three people and wounded nine others on Friday, his motivations have been called into question by critics of Planned Parenthood who allege that the healthcare provider was not the target. While The Inquisitr, CNN, and other outlets have reported that the Colorado shooter targeted the Planned Parenthood, and that the shooting... Show More Summary