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Get news and notes from this year's annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference in Orlando, Fla. Check back daily for session recaps from experts in the fields of technology, health IT, ICD-10, and much more.


Here's some observations from my walkabout with 38,000 of my closest friends in healthcare IT, better known as the HIMSS14 Conference recently held in Orlando.

With ICD-10, the Stage 2 rules of meaningful use, and other federal initiatives, CMS is moving full-steam ahead, according to administrator Marilyn Tavenner.

More physicians are using their mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets for healthcare purposes. But not all are using them securely.

A little preparation will go a long way toward helping medical practices pass meaningful use audits.

Much like medical practices, revenue cycle solutions are trying to keep up with regulations and other healthcare changes. Here's what you need to know.

The U.S. EHR market is projected to reach $9.3 billion by 2015, the largest worldwide, thanks in part to meaningful use incentives, says a new Accenture study.

Complying with HIPAA and meeting meaningful use by creating a security risk analysis isn't as costly or time consuming as you think. Here are eight simple steps.


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