ICD-10 Implementation – CMS Says “All States at High Risk”

Today at the WEDI ICD-10 Forum in Fairfax Virginia, Robert L. Guenther, Technical Director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services concluded that "All States are at high risk" in terms of their ability to complete CMS requirements at a state level to implement ICD-10. The key issue will focus not on technical, IT oriented approaches but on leadership

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Ten Tips for the Innovative Leader

I recently read and enjoyed Paul Sloane’s latest book, The Innovative Leader. Here are a list of just some of the gems from this book. It's available at Amazon.com (click…

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Semantic Web: Borderless Information for Healthcare, Climate Change, User Generated Content

These developments are strategically aligned with our company's roots. Shared information via a common framework for data to be shared and reused across application, enterprise, and community boundaries.Examples:Semantic Web ('SemWeb")…

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Preventing Corporate Antibodies from Killing Innovation

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…

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