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    Providers are seeking value in mHealth, but better predictive analytics may be required to make patient-generated health data truly effective. Providers and patients are both more »

    A study on EHR optimization hopes to help providers leverage health IT without succumbing to productivity losses or adversely affecting the quality of care. A more »

    Patient-generated health data (PGHD) is an increasingly important piece of population health and chronic disease management, but wearable devices that track fitness, diet, and sleep more »

    Value-based reimbursement is moving quickly towards the mainstream, but organizations lack the clinical analytics technology to help them make the switch. Most providers agree that more »

    How can providers overcome the challenges of creating the patient-centered medical home? There are a lot of good things to be said for the patient-centered more »

    ONC hopes to smooth the process of bringing patient engagement, HIE, and care coordination technologies to the market through a new partnership program. The Office more »

    Patients remain deeply concerned about EHR data sharing security even as they recognize the benefits of HIE for better care. Despite continued, widespread concerns over more »

    Population health management is on the back burner for the majority of hospitals attempting to retool their revenue cycle infrastructure. The majority of financially struggling hospitals more »

    Health information exchanges are becoming increasingly important for population health management and clinical analytics in an era of interoperability. With the tight focus on EHR more »

    While EHR adoption has hit the big leagues, data interoperability, clinical analytics, and population health management are still significantly lagging behind. Hospital executives and clinical more »

    The new electronic monitoring database aims to help reduce substance abuse and provide better coordination of care. Pennsylvania will establish a statewide prescription drug database more »

    Population health management, EHR optimization, and data integration are still causing trouble for providers, a new survey reveals. EHR interoperability, population health management, and data more »

    Computer assisted coding (CAC) applications are becoming increasingly popular in hospitals as healthcare organizations gear up for ICD-10, according to the latest HIMSS Analytics Essentials more »

    Developing a seamless, interoperable health IT infrastructure that meets the data exchange needs of a network of post-acute care facilities is a daunting task for more »

    ICD-10 might be the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to clinical documentation improvement (CDI), but fine-tuning the structure, detail, and content more »

    In this fifth post of this series, we discuss the challenge posed by the complex and rapidly growing quality measurement ecosystem, and the steps we more »

    Meaningful use isn’t doing its job when it comes to fostering clean, quality data and health IT interoperability, the American Medical Association (AMA) states in more »

    Structured EHR data may seem like the gold standard for data-driven healthcare, but capturing clinical data in standardized formats with check boxes and drop-downs can more »

    The financial burden of health information exchange (HIE) and the difficulty of wrangling multiple vendors into some sense of interoperability are among the top challenges more »

    A strong information governance infrastructure is the foundation for intelligent, actionable data analytics, AHIMA leaders said at the 2014 Convention in San Diego last week, more »

    Providers now have a new clinical data registry option to use for CMS Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) attestation, announced The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) more »

    Throughout this series, we explored how to create an integrated data asset through the integration of claims, clinical, financial and other data sources; how data more »

    The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) is asking healthcare providers to discuss their progress towards four key areas of healthcare reform identified in its more »

    In the last article of this series, we discussed the power of an effective data connector and several important considerations that must go into a more »

    Researchers, clinicians, and health information management (HIM) professionals must all have a seat at the table when it comes to information governance, said Suzanne Paone, more »

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