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ACO-Bundled Payments

An Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is a healthcare organization characterized by a payment and care delivery model that seeks to tie provider reimbursements to quality metrics and reductions in the total cost of care for an assigned population of patients.

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Patient Matching-Identification

Patient matching is the way in which clinicians try to identify and verify records that belong to the same patient among different data sources.

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Health Records - Management Systems

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Health ID Card

A card serves as an access key to obtain information and initiate transactions.

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Transactions - Electronic Data Interchange

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 was enacted by the US Congress and signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996.

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Operating Rules

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) refers to  operating rules as  necessary business rules and guidelines for the electronic exchange of information.

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Privacy - Security

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 was enacted by the US Congress and signed by President Bill Clinton in 1996.
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Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources...

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Mobile Devices

As mobile device purchases and use continues to grow at breakneck speed, threat risks for mobile devices in healthcare — thumb drives, smartphones, tablets and laptops — demand that the industry mitigate these risks through increased security measures. 

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Health Information Exchanges

Health Information Exchange (HIE) is a critical component for the industry's success with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), the meaningful use of health IT, and health reform initiatives.

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ICD-10

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes.

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