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  • iQ Magazine
  • First Quarter 2004
  • Automating Healthcare

It's not every day that a team of IT professionals receives a standing ovation-especially from a room full of physicians. In fact, to Chuck Fitch, CIO of UT Medical Group (UTMG), the organization's 350 clinicians often represent 350 points of veto. That is, until his IT team implemented an automated billing and charge application in UTMG's pediatrics department that revolutionized the way the organization billed patients for care...

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  • iQ Magazine
  • September/October 2003
  • Securing Healthcare Information

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which took full effect this April, is changing the U.S. health-care industry. Historically slower to adopt stringent network security and privacy systems than other industries, health-care organizations are now turning to technology to ensure HIPAA compliance...

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