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IMPACT Act = Future of PA/LTC

Yesterday I participated in a Special Open Door Forum on the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (i.e., the IMPACT Act) hosted by the  289 more words

Healthcare Reform

Latest Funding for Health Information Exchanges - Creating a glide path to Interoperability

Earlier this month, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) announced a new funding opportunity to advance interoperable health information technology services to support HIEs. With a total of $28 million  being awarded to approximately 10-12 HIEs around the country, these grants  demonstrate how much ONC values the work these organizations have done to date and how they are integral to building a learning health system. 481 more words

Health IT

Interview with a CAC PM - ICD-10 Beware!

It’s been some time since I shared my thoughts as we are well into 2015. ICD-10 for many organizations is well under way and I thought that it might be good to hear from folks other than myself once in a while. 1,407 more words


Open standards and open platforms: ‘play nicely children’

Thanks to Matt Goral who contributed to this post.

My colleague – the incredibly talented Matt Goral – and I have recently been noodling on the challenges of connecting up CIPD’s various content technology platforms. 1,565 more words

Content Strategy

The Future of Medical

We’re working with our customers to share with you their stories and insights, to offer you a rare glimpse into the future of systems from some of the world’s most exciting and innovative industries and development teams. 748 more words


Interoperability All Over Again

by Phil Hemmings, Director, Global Industry Marketing, CSC Healthcare and Life Sciences

This time it’s for real

Last week in the United States, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology published… 479 more words


The potential of telemedicine for reducing the cost of healthcare and for improving quality of life

Telehealth has the potential to greatly reduce the cost of healthcare services delivery and greatly increase the quality of life.

In respect of returning military personnel, John Liebert, MD and William JJ Birnes, PhD, JD published in 2013 a book called “Wounded Minds” where they highlighted the impact of results of the inefficiency of traditional treatment approaches ($32.2 billion annual expenditure for anxiety disorders alone). 753 more words

Business Process Management