More medical news from Healthcare IT News
3 common ICD-10 myths, debunked
Healthcare IT News : July 31, 2014, 11:32 am
Three of the most persistent and pernicious untruths about ICD-10 are tackled by AHIMA as confusion clouds the lead up to a long-overdue switchover.
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Costs of HealthCare.gov fiasco near $1B
Healthcare IT News : July 31, 2014, 11:15 am
It's official. The Government Accountability Office today affirmed what the general public knew this past October: the launch of the HealthCare.gov website was a poorly-planned and mismanaged disaster -- one that cost the federal government a pretty penny.
Full-time IT workers could be happier
Healthcare IT News : July 31, 2014, 10:54 am
Just one in five full-time health information technology employees say they're "very satisfied" with their current job, a recent survey finds; a substantial 12 percent, meanwhile, say they're "very dissatisfied." This is in marked contrast with IT consultants.
[See also: Seasoned IT talent still hard to find]
Why encryption is crucial to your organization
Healthcare IT News : July 31, 2014, 8:41 am
Technology poses a constant dilemma.
On one hand, it makes our lives easier and, in many cases, more efficient. However, it also leaves those who don’t understand or respect data security vulnerable to thieves, and the healthcare industry is a place where this reality rings especially true.
5 tips for using big data in healthcare
Healthcare IT News : July 31, 2014, 7:08 am
Successful 21st century healthcare organizations do not thrive based on the intuition of a few brilliant leaders; rather, they become modern data-driven businesses. Delivering better care, fostering population health and greatly reducing the per capita cost of care does not happen without targeted investments in big data analytics.