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Sylvia Burwell

April 7, 2015  1:34 PM

External testing stats stick out in ICD-10 preparedness survey

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
ICD-10, ICD-10 implementation, ICD-10 readiness, Sylvia Burwell, WEDI

The ICD-10 deadline hasn't changed since a delay was signed into law more than a year ago. Just as the ICD-10 implementation date hasn't budged since...

October 28, 2014  3:15 PM

$840 million HHS initiative targets better patient care

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
clinical quality measures, hhs, Sylvia Burwell

U.S. healthcare providers tempted to treat as many patients in as little time as possible to benefit their bottom lines have a new reason to reconsider that approach. The Department of Health and Human Services announced an $840 million initiative that will fund organizations that work directly...

June 17, 2014  3:14 PM

Letters to HHS secretary push for approval of telemedicine services

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
HIMSS, Sylvia Burwell, Telemedicine

Two letters addressed to Sylvia Burwell sent more than congratulations to the recently-confirmed HHS secretary. Both messages urge Burwell and HHS to remove restrictions that limit...

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