Posts Tagged ‘icd-10 testing’

AHA Releases ICD-10 Transition Checklist for Hospital Leaders

The Oct. 1 ICD-10 deadline is less than two months away, which means hospitals should be in the homestretch for implementing ICD-10 codes. With that in mind, the American Hospital Association (AHA) released a checklist this week that hospitals should follow to ensure a successful transition. The AHA is encouraging hospital leaders to share the […]

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Healthcare IT Leaders Reveals Top 10 Healthcare QA and Testing Trends for 2015

Regulatory requirements, security concerns and innovations in cloud and mobility are among the top 10 trends driving healthcare QA and testing (QAT), according to Healthcare IT Leaders. Chief Quality Officer Michael Cooper presented his 10 key trends for the year in an on-demand web conference. The webinar replay and slides are available at:  http://info.healthcareitleaders.com/top-10-trends-in-healthcare-qa-and-testing-for-2015. The […]

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Webinar: Top 10 Trends in Healthcare QA and Testing for 2015

The looming ICD-10 deadline is a focus for many testing professionals in healthcare, but QA teams at provider, payor and pharma organizations have other major priorities to plan for as well. Want to know what's hot? Join us at 1 p.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, Feb. 3 to discover the Top 10 Trends in Healthcare […]

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6 Keys to QA and Testing Career Growth

In my 17-year career, I’ve witnessed exponential growth in the QA field. Spending on quality assurance and testing now represents about a quarter of a typical IT organization budget, and the job opportunities and salaries for test professionals have grown as a function of this increased focus on software quality. Frankly, some in IT are […]

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Most Providers Ready to Start ICD-10 Testing by End of Year

A majority of healthcare providers in a new survey say they used last year’s ICD-10 implementation delay to their advantage and are prepared to start testing. A newly released ICD-10 readiness survey from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) says that 65% of respondents could begin end-to-end testing prior to the fourth quarter of 2015, […]

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10 Tips for Building a Testing Center of Excellence (TCOE)

The creation of a Testing Center of Excellence (TCoE) represents an organizational commitment to software quality. And as I’ve written recently, more IT organizations are adopting a TCoE model, according to the 2014-15 World Quality Report from HP, Capgemini and Sogeti (see chart below). But for every organization investing in quality, there are plenty of others that: Rush to […]

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QA and Testing Pros Focus on Skills, Innovation at StarWest

Earlier this month, I participated in the StarWest Conference for software testers and quality assurance professionals at Anaheim, California. Many of the best and brightest in our industry attended, and it was clear to me that we are entering a period of rapid innovation and growth in the QA and testing arena. New technology and […]

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