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As the movie 'Moneyball' hits theaters, we realize healthcare might learn a few things from professional sports when it comes to using advanced data to measure complex outcomes.
Sam's Big Idea
Wal-Mart succeeded by building a 'network' organization. New care delivery models will need to operate in the same fashion and will require leaders who are more committed to the nodes on the network than the central hub.
ICD-10 deadline is delayed
HSS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announces ICD-10 deadline delay. Will this hurt or help the industry as a whole?
EP Registration and Attestation Deadline for CY2011
EPs have until February 29th, 2012 to register and attest to meaningful use.
ICD-10: Lost in Translation
Use this online translator to see how your commonly used ICD-9 codes will translate into the new ICD-10 coding system.
Why RCM Performance is More Important Than Ever
RCM What Matters Now: Part 1 - A look into the challenges that physicians face today, reporting that can ease those challenges, how automation can improve the revenue cycle, how to get the most out of your RCM performance, and more.
Managing Day to Day RCM Performance with Data
RCM What Matters Now: Part 2 - A look into practice analytics, important metrics, how to improve collections, the importance of denial code classifications, must-have reporting capabilities, and more.