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Health IT job postings see small decline
Healthcare IT News : November 28, 2014, 6:17 am
Health IT job postings for the third quarter 2014 saw a moderate slump this time around, falling 4 percent from the previous quarter. The numbers weren't all underwhelming, though, as a new jobs report lays out.
Both sides of the ICD-10 debate keep it interesting
Healthcare IT News : November 26, 2014, 11:50 am
Top 10 health IT predictions for 2015
Healthcare IT News : November 26, 2014, 10:58 am
In 2015, hospitals will – and should – make more advanced use of "third platform" technologies based on mobile tools, social channels, data analytics and the cloud, according to a recent report from IDC Health Insights.
athenahealth taps EHR data to track flu
Healthcare IT News : November 26, 2014, 10:17 am
Flu season is coming early this year. That forecast comes from data collected by health IT company athenahealth.
[See also: Flu season approaches, and Google is ahead of the curve]
The company has reported early signs of influenza based on patient visit data from its cloud network.
Providers embracing RCM outsourcing
Healthcare IT News : November 26, 2014, 9:10 am
More and more hospitals are turning to outsourced revenue cycle management services, especially as the challenging shift to value-based payment models leaves them realizing their own legacy systems are inadequate to the job. The market for end-to-end RCM outsourcing could reach $10 billion by 2016.
According to industry watchdog Black Book, hundreds of healthcare providers have contracted companies in the past 2 years that handle all aspects of RCM.