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The practice has identified a billing error or a compliance problem impacting Medicare coverage that resulted in the practice having received an overpayment from Medicare.

When Keyur Sathe, MHA, decided to put his nearly two decades of healthcare leadership and entrepreneurialism to work in a bold new venture—one that would, in his words, help “bend the arc of healthcare” toward greater value—he didn’t have to look far for inspiration.

Secure Direct Messaging capabilities have become must-have components for many if not most users of RIS and PACS. While Meaningful Use’s requirements around the technology have spurred much of the adoption, Direct Messaging has grown in popularity by its own merits.

We all know good chemistry makes good relationships. But did you know chemistry has everything to do with having a good day—right down to thinking more clearly, getting more done and making meetings more productive?

It was Outliers author Malcolm Gladwell who popularized the concept that it takes roughly 10,000 hours to achieve mastery in a field. Success is about practice, diligence and time. But when it comes to transformation and change in business, healthcare and life, it isn’t time but attitude that matters most.

The pace of consolidation in the medical imaging industry, which could be accurately described as feverish from 2010 to 2013, has cooled.

With more than one million patient contacts each year, Lee Memorial Health System considers patient engagement the order of the day every day. For Mike Smith, CIO of the six-hospital, 1,423-bed organization based in Fort Myers, Fla., this enterprise-wide emphasis means constantly working to ramp up IT-enabled interactions via—among other interfaces—an increasingly in-demand patient portal.

A breach at an Alabama hospital that resulted in a two-year jail term for a hospital employee suggests that insider threats to patient data security may be greater challenge than many providers understand.

One of the topics weighing heavily on the minds of those providers who perused all the new CT imaging equipment on display at RSNA 2014 was the new legislation dedicated to medical imaging as it relates to making provisions to more strictly control CT dosage requirements under NEMA Standard XR-29-2013.

The United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) is embarking on an ambitious gene-sequencing project with 11 genomics institutions in England. The objective is to find targeted treatments for a spectrum of illnesses.

The chief executive officer of Park Avenue hedge fund Third Point, is set to donate $15 million to Mount Sinai Hospital and the Icahn School of Medicine in New York City for a new research institute devoted to studying Alzheimer’s disease.

Fluorescent lights depict the electrical firing of neurons in the brain in this striking video demonstration reported by Bloomberg. The technology was developed by Adam E. Cohen, PhD, a Harvard neuroscientist and professor of chemical biology and physics.