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Imaging files at risk on mobile devices
Healthcare IT News : October 2, 2015, 7:27 am
The proliferation of mobile device technology has given physicians the freedom to assess and diagnose disease from wherever they may be, but they also need to be cognizant of potential security breaches while viewing images in public, risk management specialists say.
[See also: Imaging IT heads toward new phase]
Privacy & Security
Northern Arizona Healthcare expands telehealth program
Healthcare IT News : October 2, 2015, 7:20 am
Northern Arizona Healthcare has broadened the scope of its home health monitoring program, Care Beyond Walls and Wires. The trend of expanding the rollouts of telehealth initiatives and remote care management continues to grow.
Philips, MIT take on brain injuries
Healthcare IT News : October 2, 2015, 7:15 am
Royal Philips has teamed up with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to research the use of Philips ultrasound technology and MIT physiological modeling as a less invasive way to measure intracranial pressure.
Intracranial pressure measures are essential in managing patients with brain injuries.
ICD-10: Top 5 articles ever
Healthcare IT News : October 2, 2015, 7:10 am
To say that the journey to ICD-10 compliance deadline was long and arduous is something of an understatement. It has been a tortuous road, indeed.
Now that ICD-10 is here, however, it's a good time to recount some of Healthcare IT News most popular stories on the code set conversion. We culled the list to spare readers the articles about repeated delays since those are now old news.
ICD-10 & Coding
4 top vendors for ICD-10 outsourcing
Healthcare IT News : October 1, 2015, 8:00 am
Providers have placed a strong reliance on EHR, RCM and coding outsourcing vendors, according to a recent Black Book report.
Twenty-two percent of respondents that outsource part of their coding and HIM processes admit not taking any other measure to adjust their revenue cycle to account for potential negative effects and reporting after October 1 besides trusting their managed services vendors.
ICD-10 & Coding