Voice Recognition Innovations Can Revolutionize Medical Device Technology

How Might Voice Recognition Innovations Revolutionize Medical Device Technology? Ray Kurzweil showed us voice recognition in computers was possible. Siri showed us how voice recognition could be cool. Star Trek showed how awesome it will be. Could voice recognition innovations revolutionize medical device technology? Believe it. A blog post on The Huffington Post website highlights …

How Will 3D Printing Impact Medical Device Technology?

How Will 3D Printing Impact Medical Device Technology? We are on the cusp of seeing some really amazing innovation and growth in 3D printing. Innovations in 3D printing could increase efficiency in medical device technology, but don?t expect the human element to disappear anytime soon. An article on the Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry website …

5 Keys To Success In New Medical Device Marketing Paradigm

5 Keys To Success In The New Medical Device Marketing Paradigm The way medical device companies market and sell to physicians is changing dramatically. That?s why operational and cultural changes are the keys to success. There?s a looming cost challenge as the nation grows older and more people retire and require health care. Being able …

FDA/CMS Announce Long Delayed Ruling on Sunshine Act

As some of you may know, the FDA/CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medical Services) have been (very) late in issuing their final ruling as to when physician Sunshine Act reporting will begin. Those of you who follow me via Twitter and on the i3 Community site know that I’ve been posting updates about the Sunshine …

Sunshine Act Update – September 2012

  Back in December of last year and May of this year I wrote a couple of blog posts about the Sunshine Act compliance deadlines and extensions communicated by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). If you?ve been wondering what?s happening with the final decision on Sunshine Act deadlines, you are not alone. …

Texas Medical Association Says Scrap ICD-10

  Texas doctors, through the Texas Medical Association, submitted comments to HHS (Department of Health and Human Services) recommending HHS scraps the implementation of ICD-10 completely. (International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Edition). Original article: Healthcare business news and research ModernHealthcare Article – Texas Suggests Scrapping ICD-10 The Texas Medical Association …

Update on Sunshine Act Compliance Deadlines

Back in December I wrote a blog post about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rule change for reporting on the Physicians Payment Sunshine Act. Original post here: http://i3.infinityinfo.com/blogs/entry/sunshine-act-compliance-deadlines-extended The CMS had decided to extend the data collection start date from January 1, 2012 to ?some later date?. A few days ago, on …

HHS Announces New Compliance Dates for ICD-10

In February this year we heard that Health and Human Services (HHS) was going to delay implementing ICD-10 diagnostic codes (International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision, or ICD-10). At that time HHS did not announce a new date. You can read more from my related blog post here. Yesterday, April …