Successfully reporting the meaningful use of data can be a challenge for networks with large numbers of eligible professionals. This article consist of a study done by Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center that presents a step by step implementation of reporting the meaningful use of the electronic health record.
Healthcare spending is in the rise and it is rising in some states more than others. Historically, many have thought some states to practice healthcare at a lower cost than others. Especially in Medicare. The article referenced below takes a unique approach to this notion and hints that there may be more to the story:
Moving from the current ICD9 system, developed in 1977, to ICD10 continues to create headaches for physicians. The rest of the world made this migration in the 1990’s, but the U.S. has delayed the change over yet another year until October 1, 2015.
In the linked article below, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Center cite incorrect diagnoses as the reason for a large number of catastrophic payouts: