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Tracking Cancer: The Emperor of Maladies

A software program named ‘OncoCollect’ developed by Ramesh Nimmagadaa, the Director of Medical Oncology at Apollo Hospitals is paving way for cancer treatment by allowing medical professionals to gather and analyze data on outcomes of cancer treatment. 52 more words


Stop Fighting Denials!

Claim denials for the average practice could rise by 100% post ICD-10. Which areas of your practice will ICD-10 affect, where do you need to focus, and what do must you to do to avoid the potential catastrophe that lurks ahead? 15 more words


Fast Times at HealthIT High

Health information technology or HealthIT is in the healthcare spotlight, but remains a constantly changing field.  One of the primary initiatives shining the brightest spotlight on HealthIt is the Meaningful Use program.   827 more words


#HCLDR at #HIMSS15 : Discussing Health IT and the impact on patients

Blog post by Colin Hung

Today marks the start of the annual meeting of Healthcare….Society (aka #HIMSS15). This year over 45,000 people are expected to descend upon McCormick place in Chicago for 5 days of meetings, discussions, keynotes, shaking hands and selfies ( 531 more words

Healthcare Leadership

HIMSS 2015 is upon us

With HIMSS 2015 right around the corner, could there be a better time to start a blog on health information and communications technology? I suspect not. 390 more words


What's in a Name?

From a patient’s perspective, the field of healthcare is notorious for it’s complex terms and seemingly infinite and ever changing acronyms. Clinicians are no stranger to adapting to this evolution either. 563 more words

Digital Health

How to avoid costs of ICD-10 after the deadline?

Most of the physicians are worried about the training and technology upgrade or purchase costs for ICD-10 implementation. But the real cost that physicians should be worried about will come after the ICD-10 deadline on October 1. 300 more words