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April 15, 2014 | Carl Natale
It's not particularly helpful, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has finally addressed the impending ICD-10 delay. More

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April 14, 2014 | Roland Butvilofsky
Supply chain costs are the second largest investment for hospitals behind only labor. While many organizations struggle to keep these costs in check, even modest... More
April 11, 2014 | Chad Rodine
When new products with similar (or better) clinical outcomes and lower costs are introduced to the market, it's difficult to get them in front of physicians who... More
April 09, 2014 | Tom Sullivan
Whether Congress pushing back the ICD-10 deadline will stall projects or healthcare organizations continue trekking forward is bound to be a matter of some debate for... More
April 08, 2014 | Don McCanne, MD
Thomas Piketty’s new book “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” is not about healthcare, but it provides us with an excellent background for understanding why we need to... More
April 08, 2014 | Maria Hernandez
Did you know that some facilities use imaging software to perform differential reviews previously done only by trained laboratory professionals? But adding imaging... More

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FQHCs are on the front line for enrollment of underserved populations into public health programs, and while there are challenges, there are simple steps they can take... More
April 07, 2014 | Austin Cameron
It is now official: you must wait until 2015 to use ICD-10 code W6112XA -- struck by macaw. But it's no laughing matter: President Barack Obama has indeed signed... More
April 03, 2014 | Bill Lammers
Since labor is the largest component of healthcare costs, hospitals should spend the majority of their time managing department expenses. Indeed, the biggest challenge... More
April 02, 2014 | Paul Esselman
Physicians are increasingly called upon to offer both clinical and operational expertise to ever-expanding areas of administrative responsibilities. Will a post-graduate... More
April 01, 2014 | Dennis Matricardi
While chemistry previously ruled hospital clinical laboratories, in today's labs immunoassay is equally important. Indeed, these blended systems represent the lab... More