HHS Proposes One-Year Delay of ICD-10 Compliance Date

Department of Health and Human Services | Statement The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced a proposed rule that would delay, from October 1, 2013 to October 1, 2014, the compliance date for the International … [Read more...]

Healthcare Groups Issue New Guides To Using Personal Health Records

American College of Physicians, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association | Press Release Key healthcare organizations are teaming up to help take the mystery out of using personal health records (PHR) by rolling out two new informational brochures to … [Read more...]

Social Media Linking Las Vegas Doctors, Patients

Las Vegas Review-Journal | By Joan Patterson Jessica Watson has a Facebook friend who seems unusually interested in advising her how to eat healthy, loves to post things like the "Best 50 Workout Songs of the Year," and occasionally throws out … [Read more...]

More Doctors, Hospitals Have Electronic Records, But Sharing Data Remains A Struggle

The Hartford Courant | By Matthew Sturdevant Most hospitals and almost half of doctors have bought technology to store medical records electronically, rather than in paper files, but many are unable to share that information with other providers … [Read more...]