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  • Medicaid Expansion, Insurance Exchanges Taxing State Health Agencies

    Dual deadlines for implementing new health insurance exchanges and enrolling Americans now eligible for Medicaid is leaving IT departments at state health agencies scrambling to update legacy systems while integrating them with new applications. Not surprisingly, some are opting for phased rollouts.

    Written by John Moore29 Aug. 13 19:16
  • Healthcare's Accountable Care Organizations Face Daunting IT Task, Deadlines

    Outlined in the Affordable Care Act, the ACO model aims to link hospitals, physician networks, acute care facilities and other organizations in an effort to provide more coordinated care that in turn reduces costs. But ACOs must address four key IT challenges before a strict government deadlines impose financial penalties.

    Written by John Moore03 June 13 14:14
  • Why Telemedicine Is Finally Ready to Take Off

    Healthcare reform, technology and Capitol Hill legislation with bipartisan support all point to a bright future for telemedicine. In fact, this may be the year that telemedicine gains widespread adoption.

    Written by Brian Eastwood25 Feb. 13 15:36
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  • 5 Ways CIOs Need to Prepare for Obamacare

    Healthcare reform in the United States focuses mainly on providing coverage to the uninsured, and odds are good that your company offers health insurance to most employees. However, there are still reporting and security requirements you'll need to deal with -- and you'll have to be a vocal leader to make sure these tasks are a high priority.

    Written by John Brandon26 Sept. 13 12:59