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Healthcare Information Systems Solutions since 1980 JUNE 21, 2011 / Issue 24
Featured Article
What the ICD-10 code changes mean for doctors

The 2013 coding update may lead to significant revenue loss if physicians themselves are not adequately prepared.
By Janice Jacobs, director, regulatory compliance, IMA Consulting

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Featured Video
CPOE: A physician’s personal story

Successful CPOE adoption is critical for meaningful use. How do you get your physicians on board? View this video to hear from one physician who went from doubter to believer, working with Healthcare Management Systems. Contact HMS directly at 1-800-383-3317 for more information, or visit us at hmstn.com.

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EHRs
Electronic records could speed genetic research

The arduous process of collecting data for genetic studies could become faster and cheaper by mining patient data that already exists in electronic medical records, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.

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Featured Event
3rd Annual Leadership Summit on mHealth

July 28 - 29, 2011 | Boston, MA

Wireless Health * Remote Patient Monitoring * Consumer Health & Wellness

The World Congress 3rd Annual Leadership Summit on mHealth will offer strategies for harnessing emerging mHealth technologies for both provider- and consumer-directed initiatives.

SAVE $300 when you mention PROMO CODE: ENQ352! (Not valid for gov’t/webcast rate) Call 800-767-9499 or visit www.worldcongress.com/PMWest to register today.


Analytics
Control your most critical spending and improve patient care

Lawson Analytics for Healthcare provides visibility into the staffing and productivity issues that affect caregivers and costs. Analytics for Healthcare can: help identify supply-chain savings opportunities and vendors that are adversely impacting clinical staff from doing their jobs effectively; improve decision-making for hiring, scheduling, payroll and staff; and include data from non-Lawson sources such as clinical systems to better manage costs and quality, while empowering clinicians to focus on patients.

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Featured White Paper
The 2011 HIMSS Analytics Guide to Evaluating Mobile Cart Technology
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ACOs
Nation’s first ‘sustainable health community’ created

Tucson Medical Center and local physicians are creating the nation’s first “sustainable health community” by combining the Southern Arizona Accountable Care Organization (SAACO) with a related technology and administrative managed services organization (MSO). Key components of the alliance include four office centers of excellence supported by OptumInsight, OptumHealth and OptumRx.

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Shows
HFMA 2011 ANI: The Healthcare
Finance Conference

It’s not too late to head down to Orlando and take part in four days of dynamic ANI networking opportunities starting Sunday. The conference will run June 26-29 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center. Sunscreen is mandatory.

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Latest Industry News
McGraw-Hill aligns with Greenway to deliver national EHR curriculum

Hardin Memorial Hospital to implement ProVation Order Sets

CliniComp completes EMR installations at all department of defense inpatient treatment facilities

Thomson Reuters to sell its healthcare business

Right Networks teams with PhoneFactor to authenticate customer access to cloud applications and data

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