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Anesthesia Documentation Lagging

A survey taken by the Academic Health Sciences Centre of Canada and published in the U.S. National Library of Medicine found wide-ranging inconsistencies between recorded…

New Action Set Reduces Hospital Readmissions

A new set of protocols has been found to be effective in reducing the number of patient readmissions following their initial discharge. The Re-engineered Discharge…

Hospital Readmission Rates are Down

Hospital Readmission Rates are Down New data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services shows that there has been improvement in hospital readmission rates…

Medicare Spending Doesn’t Lead to Increase

Increased Medicare Spending on Advanced Cancer Care Doesn’t Lead to Increase in Survival Rates A new study has called into question the notion that increased…

CMS Extends Payment Programs

CMS Extends Payment Programs for Rural and Low-Volume Hospitals Rural and low volume hospitals will be experiencing a bit of good fortune in the coming…

Infection Rates Are On the Decline

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that hospitals are making headway in reducing patient infection rates. CDC Infection Findings…

Universal EMR Implementation in Taiwan

In the United States, current regulations and incentives have been put in place to pave the way for more widespread usage of EMR technology. In…

EMR Software: Domestic & Abroad

EMR Software: Domestic and Abroad Though there was a time when patients and doctors were weary of such things, many people are growing accustomed to…

Medical Billing in a Touch Economy

Medical Billing in a Tough Economy Across the United States, and around the globe, many families are feeling the pangs of an ailing economy. The…

HIPAA Compliance Audits

HIPAA Compliance Audits: Current Beliefs, Future Expectations By the end of 2012, 115 medical organizations will be audited for HIPAA compliance. The results of these…

News: Important of HIPAA Compliance

Results of Broken HIPAA Security Rule Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, working in conjunction with Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates, Inc., (MEEI) continues to cope…

Use of EMR Software, Even in Rural India

International Reach It can be difficult to find adequate health care in farther corners of the globe. Many people living in urban areas, within major…