Both the American Hospital Association and the American Health Information Management Association this week lauded the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the early release of thousands of new ICD-10 procedure coding system and clinical modification codes prior to Oct. 1.
Healthcare organizations led by physician CEOs receive higher quality rankings, according to a discussion paper released by the Institute for the Study of Labor in Germany. In addition,U.K. hospitals with higher levels of clinician leadership outranked their peers, according to The McKinsey Quarterly.
The future hangs in the balance for the only healthcare clinic in the small town of Lincoln, Montana, according to a report in the Billings Gazette.
While privacy has become increasingly top of mind for provider organizations over the past year, industry executives would be wise to focus on being more proactive about such efforts, a pair of hospital officials said Monday at the 24th National HIPAA Summit.
As the presidential candidates discuss ways to improve healthcare, one physician says in a Huffington Post blog that they are missing a key piece of the puzzle: pay doctors more money.
There are both benefits and risks when it comes to social media for physicians and medical practices.
Internal medicine and family practice physicians whose primary goal is paying down their medical school debt may want to consider working in rural communities, as a new report shows that is where the money is for these doctors.
A West Palm Beach surgeon is facing an administrative complaint from Florida regulators for supervising a team that operated on the wrong part of a boy's leg while he was handling multiple surgeries at the same time, according to the Sun Sentinel.
Required education and skills for chief clinical informatics officer roles (CCIO) is necessary for "a dynamic, motivated workforce," according to a report from an American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) task force
This week, nearly two years after the discovery of falsified records that kickstarted the Veterans Affairs scandal at the Phoenix VA Healthcare System, the agency recommended the removal of three Phoenix executives--but the process of actually firing them is far from over, according to Cronkite News.