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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National Study to Show Value of Patient Navigators in Cancer Care

The Academy of Oncology Nurse and Patient Navigators (AONN+) in collaboration with Chartis Oncology Solutions and the American Cancer Society will launch a national, multisite study to demonstrate the validity and reliability of patient...

Precision Medicine Approach Reduces Heart Failure Mortality by 50%

A precision medicine approach cut mortality rates for high-risk heart failure patients by 48 percent, and 30-day hospital readmissions by 25 percent, according to new research from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart...

Harvard Medical School Gets $200M for Precision Medicine Research

Harvard Medical School (HMS) has received a $200 million grant that will help accelerate precision medicine research, advance artificial intelligence, and increase scientific collaboration. The gift from the Blavatnik Family Foundation,...

Less Than 50% of Healthcare CIOs Have Strong Trust in their Data

Healthcare CIOs reported a lack of strong trust in their data and low levels of self-service for making data-driven decisions, research from Dimensional Insight revealed. The organization surveyed 85 healthcare CIOs about the level of...

Hard Stops in EHRs, Clinical Decision Support Can Improve Care

Clinical decision support systems that use hard stops, in which a response is required before a user can move forward with a task, are associated with higher performance on both process and outcomes measures, according to a new study...

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...

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