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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finally issued a rule finalizing Oct. 1, 2015, as the new compliance date for healthcare providers, health plans and healthcare clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10. This marks the second one-year delay for the ICD-10 transition.

 - Michael Shrift

Michael Shrift, MD, MBA, was recently named CMIO for Community Health Network, a non-profit health system with more than 200 sites of care and affiliates in Indiana and Michigan. He will also be a practicing physician for Community Health Network in the area of consultation liaison psychiatry.

Landa on AMDIS PCC Symposium 2014

AMDIS Vice-Chairman Howard Landa, MD: Highlights of the 2014 AMDIS PCC Symposium (Ojai, Calif., June 18-20) and why you need to attend an AMDIS meeting.

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The ability of CMIOs to initiate innovation is certainly limited by the amount of time spent dealing with issues related to Meaningful Use, ICD-10, or the Physician Quality Reporting System, but according to Michael Oppenheim, MD, CMIO at North Shore-LIJ Health System based in Great Neck, N.Y., “I don’t think it just impacts our ability to innovate.”

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OJAI, CALIF.--CMIOs are making more money than a year ago, and though satisfied with their roles, are slightly less satisfied than in the past, according to the results of the 10th Annual AMDIS-Gartner survey examining the evolving role of the CMIO.