Sutter Health announces that it will go live with its ICD-10 program on May 31, 2014. The health system clarifies that it will not be submitting claims with ICD-10 codes, but all elements of the system will be live and physicians will be able to start using it.
At the 85th annual convention of the American Health Information Management Association, CommonWell discusses the work it has been doing building its privately operated HIE. Thus far, the organization has created an enhanced method of matching patients to their records, about which Patrice Wolfe, senior vice president and general manager of RelayHealth, says "we think we have a better mousetrap.”
A Health Affairs article discusses the performance metrics that will be used to measure the effectiveness of the state and federal health insurance exchange marketplaces.