Over 1,500 clinicians, managed care company executives, pharmaceutical company and start-up entrepreneurs, and investors are here in Cleveland today for Cleveland Clinic's 12th Annual Medical Innovation Summit.
Medical management under ICD-10 will require a new view of clinical data and an audit trail from ICD-9 to ICD-10. Implementing ICD-10 is more than just an IT effort.
While at the WEDI conference in Austin, there has been some discussion about moving to the federally mandated ICD-10 code set not just for compliance, but for strategic advantage.
On Monday, November 30th at 1pm ET Mike Arrigo, CEO of No World Borders, Inc. will be participating in a health care industry panel on health care, HIPAA 5010, electronic data standards and some specifics around implementing the EDI standard HIPAA 5010. His talk will include An Introductory Overview of the HIPAA 5010 [...]
Health Care reform updates for the week of November 16, 2009 including recent report from Hewitt on the favorable and unfavorable expected impact of the current proposed health care reform bill, Federal and State updates. Topics in this issue include State of New York removing insurers right to subrogate claims, electronic health record requirements in Utah, New Jersey state budget cuts, Illinois legislation regarding pre-existing conditions, and Michigan's review of Blue Care Network's proposal to buy Physicians Health Plan. Oklahoma voices concerns about local job loss in its state if Federal legislation passes.
Corporations have antibodies that attempt to kill innovation. Six Sigma for example can take defects out, but it can be counter to the very culture that innovators seek. Companies need to protect ideas and insulate them from too many metrics early in the innovation cycle. Recognizing the difference between measurement and corporate self-assessment is important. [...]