The same software commonly used in academic settings has potential to clear up much of the confusion around upcoding, cutting and pasting of medical records, and the fraud and abuse concerns the practice has triggered.
MedTech Media, a division of HIMSS Media, announced today the launch of mHealth News, a website serving the information needs of professionals who are advancing healthcare through the use of mobile platforms.
Seeking to increase the number of priority patient-facing apps able to receive clinical data via Blue Button Plus, the new challenge allows site visitors to vote for the highest priority problems and types of products they think will help them best take care of themselves and their families.
The private online HIX is set to partner with federal exchanges to bring consumers another enrollment channel, and the company says its also offering states a free interface to create more ladders into the insurance pool.
As Congress and the President prepare for more budget battles this summer, NIH director Francis Collins, MD, seeks feedback via Twitter from biomedical researchers already feeling or bracing for a hit from federal sequestration.
Arizona used $9 million in federal funding toward an HIX. But that was before it decided not to build its own marketplace. At least 7 other states have made similar decisions after spending federal grants. Here's where that money went.