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mHealth, Socioeconomic Data Address Diabetes Care Disparities

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Three studies presented at the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 77th Scientific Sessions assessed the ways in which mHealth and socioeconomic data can decrease care disparities among patients with diabetes. These methods, the ADA suggests,...

Pediatric Patient-Reported Outcomes Can Improve Cancer Care

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Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) from pediatric cancer patients as young as eight years old can help providers better understand the impacts of their care, according to a new study. Researchers enrolled children ages 8 to 18 in Phase 1 safety...

Mount Sinai Creates Imaging Data Warehouse for Precision Medicine

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Mount Sinai Health System has created a centralized imaging research warehouse (IRW) able to integrate clinical images with deidentified electronic health record (EHR) data. The project, developed by Mount Sinai’s Translational and Molecular...

84% of Execs: Artificial Intelligence Will Transform Healthcare

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More than 80 percent of healthcare executives polled by Accenture believe that artificial intelligence is on track to completely revolutionize healthcare, and a similar number believe that the advent of machine learning and digital healthcare...

Collaboration, Big Data Help Phoenix Children’s Focus on Value-Based Care

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Mergers, acquisitions, and new partnerships can be a scary prospect for healthcare organizations, no matter which side of the negotiating table they are occupying. In addition to potential cultural changes, staffing adjustments, and new workflows...

NY Public, Private HIEs Connect for Population Health Management

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Public and private health information exchange (HIE) networks in New York State are teaming up to improve population health management in the nation’s most crowded metropolitan region. Healthix, the largest public HIE in the country, has...

CDC Works to Improve Public Health Data Analytics, Surveillance

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It may seem as if the clinical environment has taken the lead in collecting data and leveraging analytics for population health, but ambulatory providers and hospitals aren’t the only entities involved in surveilling and predicting community...

Healthcare Big Data, IoT, Cognitive Computing Markets Set to Grow

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Healthcare data analytics will continue to present lucrative opportunities for vendors of cutting-edge software, services, and devices, according to a new series of market reports.  The healthcare industry’s appetite for the Internet...

Video Analytics, Machine Learning Can Aid Mental Healthcare

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Mental healthcare is one of the most complex fields of clinical study, requiring providers to blend the regulation of physiological functions with the delicate nuances of psychological and emotional distress.  Understanding what a patient...

“All of Us” Precision Medicine Program Enters Beta Testing

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The first beta test participants in the All of Us Research Program have started to contribute their personal health data to the nation-wide precision medicine program, says Director Eric Dishman. The program, previously known as the PMI Cohort,...

ONC Releases C-CDA “Checkup” Tool for Healthcare Providers

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Organizations that aren’t sure if their Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture (C-CDA) formatting and presentation are up to snuff can now get a simple numerical quality score from a new online ONC tool.  The One Click Scorecard...

Provider Coalition to Use Machine Learning for Type 1 Diabetes

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A three-year collaboration between several top healthcare providers will leverage machine learning techniques to improve the identification and treatment of Type 1 diabetes.  Funded by a grant from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable...

Top 10 Challenges of Big Data Analytics in Healthcare

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Big data analytics is turning out to be one of the toughest undertakings in recent memory for the healthcare industry.  Providers who have barely come to grips with putting data into their electronic health records (EHR) are now being asked...

Henry Ford to Launch New Precision Medicine, Cancer Center

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A new facility in Detroit, MI aims to become a premier destination center for ambulatory cancer treatment, precision medicine, clinical trials and research, and enhanced support services for cancer patients. The Henry Ford Health System broke...

70% of Orgs Planning Precision Medicine Will Deploy Within 2 Years

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Precision medicine is quickly approaching its mainstream tipping point as organizations pursue the benefits of delivering personalized care to patients.  Nearly 70 percent of healthcare organizations that are planning precision medicine...

93% of Payers, Providers Say Predictive Analytics are the Future

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Healthcare organizations will not be able to navigate the financial and clinical challenges of the future without investing in predictive analytics tools, said more than 90 percent of respondents to a Society of Actuaries (SOA) survey. The vast...

Epic Systems, Cerner Remain Leading Population Health Companies

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The major health IT powerhouses will continue to dominate the population health software market as EHRs, predictive analytics, and revenue cycle tools merge into comprehensive patient management platforms, according to a new report from Black...

Which Healthcare Data is Important for Population Health Management?

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From claims to electronic health records to input from the Internet of Things, healthcare organizations have a whole lot of data on their hands. Big data has become one of the industry’s most precious business assets, but it can often be...

HHS Offers $70M in Grants to Prevent Opioid Abuse, Overdoses

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HHS has announced over $70 million in grant funding to help communities and providers across the care continuum reduce the incidence of opioid abuse and overdoses. The grants, authorized by the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA),...

Artificial Intelligence Could Take Over Surgical Jobs by 2053

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Robots are already a familiar sight for surgeons in many operating rooms, but there is a good chance that artificial intelligence will eventually render its human colleagues obsolete.  In a survey of machine learning and AI experts, researchers...

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