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Measuring and Benchmarking Coding Productivity: A Decade of AHIMA Leadership

As the depth and breadth of medical knowledge continued to expand, AHIMA knew that ICD-9-CM's limited structural design lacked the flexibility to keep pace with changes in clinical practice technology.

 

 

 

 

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Leading Health Plans Adopt CAQH Solution to Streamline Provider Directories in Tennessee

CAQH ProView, the trusted source and industry standard for self-reported provider data, is used by more than 1.4 million healthcare providers. CAQH ProView continues to be the premier credentialing tool, but can now also be used by participating organizations for network directories, claims processing, quality assurance, emergency response, member services and more. 

 

 

 

 

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Chronic Conditions Meet Their Match

Call it the match.com for health care—a platform that connects people to a curated and managed network of digital apps and in-person community providers in order to help them maintain and improve their well-being.​

 

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Measuring and Benchmarking Coding Productivity: A Decade of AHIMA Leadership

HL7 FHIR R4 contains the first normative content for the interoperability standard, creating a firm foundation for the healthcare IT industry.

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Perioperative Surgical Home, the “Google Home” of Healthcare

With Google Home, music, lights, switches, doors, temperature, or anything in Google’s own Nest line-up of products and other devices, can be controlled through the home app. That’s essentially "home care" for the consumer. Translate that to patient care and it becomes the PSH, engaging all specialists in the team care of a patient across one continuum of care.

 

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Online ACS Community Helps Researchers Collaborate

The TheoryLab social media platform is bringing together some of the brights minds in research to inspire game-changing approaches to reduce the cancer burden. ACS has expanded its support for these cancer experts in a 21st century format-social media. This new platform allows for more immediate collaboration, which could speed research to help more people affected by cancer sooner. 

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Allscripts Offers Free Pharmacogenomics Testing To U.S.-Based Associates

Allscripts launched a precision medicine program to benefit its U.S.-based associates. They will be given the opportunity to participate in pharmacogenomics testing to find out the efficacy & safety of specific medications, based on their genetic profile. Check it out!

 

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Welldoc Achieves Significant Digital Health Milestone by Securing Its 10th Patent for Its BlueStar Digital Therapeutic.

Welldoc’s groundbreaking technology is guiding individuals through the complex journey of living with chronic disease, with the goal of helping individuals improve how they self-manage their conditions to significantly improve their clinical outcomes and help drive cost savings. The Company’s innovative approach leverages mobile technology, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and precision algorithms — driven by its patented software engine — to facilitate significant health outcomes. Additionally, its digital therapeutic solutions connect individuals living with diabetes to their own healthcare team for optimal communication and ongoing support.

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Artificial Intelligence and Ethics Will Drive a Patient Matching Revolution in 2019

2019 will mark the beginning of a patient matching revolution in which health systems turn to innovative new technologies to solve their patient matching challenges and to eliminate duplicate medical records once and for all.

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CommonWell Health Alliance Announces General Availability of Carequality Connection

CommonWell Health Alliance announced the rollout of its connection to the Carequality Framework, which is now generally available to CommonWell members and will increase health IT connectivity nationwide. 

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