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CMS’s Efforts to Prepare for the New Version of the Disease and Procedure Codes

A GAO report finds that CMS is adequately prepared to migrate to ICD-10 coding in October 2015.

WellStar, Emory explore merger in Atlanta area

Emory University Healthcare  is in discussions with WellStar Health System to merge, forming an 11-hospital integrated delivery network in the Atlanta area.

Medical Device Data Systems, Medical Image Storage Devices, and Medical Image Communications Devices

The FDA issued two final guidance documents on the regulatory stance it will take over mHealth apps and software systems that send and receive, but do not alter, medical data.

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