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The compelling call for change is in patient outcome data

While there is broad consensus over the importance of evidence-based medicine in healthcare delivery, it is not always entirely clear what it means for a provider to implement evidence-based medicine. A new case study, “The compelling call for change is in patient outcome data,” tells the story of St. Jude Medical Center and how they adopted evidence-based practice care processes.

Tick tock

October 1, 2013, sounds like a long way off—unless you are in health IT.

That’s the day that the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) has set as the deadline for conversion to ICD-10 clinical codes.

Two new Milliman white papers help clarify the issue by looking at critical factors for conversion and by isolating the characteristics that will separate the winners from the losers as the American healthcare system makes this switch.

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