Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data
  • Top 5 Use Cases for Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging

    October 30, 2018 - Artificial intelligence and machine learning have captivate the healthcare industry as these innovative analytics strategies become more accurate and applicable to a variety of tasks. AI is increasingly helping to uncover hidden insights into clinical decision-making, connect patients with resources for self-management, and extract meaning from previously inaccessible, unstructured...

  • Are Pending ONC Health Data Blocking Rules More or Less a Moot Point?

    October 15, 2018 - Any day now, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) will announce its proposed rule to combat the threat of data blocking – also known as information blocking – in accordance with Congressional directives within the 21st Century Cures Act. The Cures Act, signed into law by President Obama at the tail end of 2016, warns of steep financial penalties for electronic...

  • FHIR Takes Off as ONC Teases Upcoming Data Blocking Definitions

    October 1, 2018 - Healthcare organizations that have been looking for a way to spark widespread, seamless health data exchange may have finally found their fuel in FHIR. Adoption of the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources has spread like…well, you know…across an industry that has been anxiously seeking the interoperability capabilities to support pay-for-performance reimbursement,...

  • Arguing the Pros and Cons of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

    September 17, 2018 - In what seems like the blink of an eye, mentions of artificial intelligence have become ubiquitous in the healthcare industry.  From deep learning algorithms that can read CT scans faster than humans to natural language processing (NLP) that can comb through unstructured data in electronic health records (EHRs), the applications for AI in healthcare seem endless. But like any...


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Collaboration Among HIM Pros, Care Teams Can Boost Health Outcomes

Increased collaboration among health information management (HIM) professionals and other members of care delivery teams can enhance patient outcomes and reduce care costs, an article from the Journal of AHIMA says. Across all healthcare...

Population Health Program Cuts Hospital Admissions by Nearly 50%

Northwest Physicians Network (NPN) in Washington State has launched a collaborative population health program that has cut hospital admissions by 43 percent, ambulance transports by 47 percent, and emergency department visits by 36...

Effective Precision Medicine Requires Moving Beyond the EHR

Electronic health records are not enough to support truly effective precision medicine at the point of care, said providers participating in a survey from KLAS research, but more targeted health IT tools are producing high rates of...

FDA Launches App to Support Clinical Trials, Real-World Evidence Collection

The FDA has introduced the new MyStudies app, which will collect real-world evidence through mobile devices and increase the diversity of information available for clinical trials and other healthcare research. After conducting a...

Is Population Health on the Agenda as Google Nabs Geisinger CEO?

Google is taking another step across the boundaries between the tech sector and the healthcare industry by appointing David Feinberg, MD, MBA as head of the company’s healthcare efforts. Feinberg will leave his post as CEO of...

Predictive Analytics, EHR Big Data Reduce Sepsis Mortality by 18%

At North Oaks Health System in Hammond, Louisiana, researchers have used big data from the Epic electronic health record (EHR) to develop a predictive analytics tool that has reduced sepsis mortality by 18 percent. According to the CDC,...

AI, User Experience Top Healthcare’s Data Analytics Priorities in 2019

Healthcare organizations that want to get ahead in 2019 will need to prioritize the use of artificial intelligence, virtualized care, and technologies that offer intuitive user experiences, according to Forrester’s predictions for...

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