Once medical practices install ICD-10 compliant software and train all their staff members appropriately, they can't call it good. They need to work with their trading partners to keep business on track after Oct. 1. MORE
One of the enduring ironies when it comes to health IT is the contradiction between the understandable concern among healthcare stakeholders over data security and the apparent willingness of patients to share their own information. Two recent polls bear this out.
Understanding illness and poverty is the first step to creating better solutions. One state health department is turning to data, a new ways of using it, to help researchers, policymakers and citizens address health problems. MORE