Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data
  • Verma: CMS Will “Use Every Lever” for Promoting Interoperability, Data Access

    April 25, 2018 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is doubling down on its commitment to health data interoperability and ensuring that patients have comprehensive access to their own health data, said CMS Administrator Seema Verma in an interview with HealthITAnalytics.com. Over the course of the EHR Incentive Programs, the healthcare industry has made significant progress towards actionable...

  • How AI Can Cut Costs, Uncover Hidden Opportunities in Healthcare

    April 24, 2018 - In what seems like just a matter of months, artificial intelligence has become the number one topic of discussion in the health IT industry.  Machine learning, neural networks, deep learning, and natural language processing suddenly seem to be at the core of every imaginable technology, from electronic health records to patient-facing chronic disease management apps. Enthusiasts believe...

  • How NPs, PAs Add Value to Population Health Management Teams

    April 11, 2018 - Nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) can offer vital support to organizations undergoing their value-based care transitions, especially as providers start to develop population health management teams.  With an expansive scope of practice and a strong connection with patients, these advanced practice practitioners (APPs) healthcare organizations simply cannot afford...

  • Data Analytics, Agile Implementation Speed Healthcare Quality Improvement

    April 4, 2018 - The healthcare industry has been through numerous trials in recent years, from the financial and technical alterations brought by the Affordable Care Act and the HITECH Act to the rise of consumerism and the advent of the digital age. While providers have done their best to weather these storms, they haven’t exactly enjoyed a reputation for embracing these changes with open arms.  Organizational...


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Verma: CMS Will “Use Every Lever” for Promoting Interoperability, Data Access

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is doubling down on its commitment to health data interoperability and ensuring that patients have comprehensive access to their own health data, said CMS Administrator Seema Verma in an interview...

Humana Launches Value-Based Care Model for Expectant Mothers

Humana has partnered with OB-GYN practices to introduce a national value-based payment model that will improve maternity care quality and reduce costs for Humana members with low- to moderate-risk pregnancies. “Because quality maternity...

NIH Grants $10M to Newborn Genome Sequencing Project

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $10 million, four-year grant to HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology in support of their newborn whole genome sequencing project, which will help with the diagnosis and care of newborns...

CMS Renames Meaningful Use to Highlight Interoperability Goals

CMS has announced a rebrand of the familiar EHR Incentive Programs, commonly known as meaningful use, to reflect its ongoing commitment to interoperability, patient data access, and system-wide health information exchange. According to a proposed...

How AI Can Cut Costs, Uncover Hidden Opportunities in Healthcare

In what seems like just a matter of months, artificial intelligence has become the number one topic of discussion in the health IT industry.  Machine learning, neural networks, deep learning, and natural language processing suddenly seem...

Patient Matching Issues Stem from Poor Data Standardization

Poor data standardization can result in incomplete and inaccurate data collection, patient matching issues, and slower organizational workflows, according to a study published in AHIMA’s Perspectives in Health Information Management. In...

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