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Healthcare Information Systems Solutions since 1980 MAY 24, 2011 / Issue 20
Featured Article
Want more efficient payments? Archive patient statements

Because relatively little attention has been paid to "after care," opportunities abound for improvement in this area – especially when it comes to billing patients in the 49-and-younger age group.
By Brian W. Kueppers, founder and CEO, APEX

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ACOs: The doctor is in

Strip away its definition and you’ll find that ACO means physicians will take care of patients by providing a spectrum of care at a predefined cost, and that better outcomes, not price, will be the true measure of success.
By Justin Chang, M.D.

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Featured Report
No clear leader in EMR, but a pack of competitors emerges

Despite the presence of corporate giants and a significant merger, there is still no one company that dominates the market for electronic medical records (EMRs), according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market-research publisher's latest report, “EMR 2011: The Market for Electronic Medical Record Systems,” values the market for EMRs at $15.7 billion in 2010. But that revenue comes from a wide variety of vendors including hospital IT vendors and small Web-based companies.

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Latest Industry News
Diversified Clinical Services selects Allscripts EHR

Universal American to utilize NextGen Healthcare’s ambulatory EHR

Nuance to acquire Equitrac

Data-sharing impediments and performance measures among CHIME concerns with ACO rule

Carestream Health awarded U.S. government’s DIN-PACS III contract worth up to $45 million

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