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

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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...

Improved Data Quality, Clinical Workflows Generate eCQM Success

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To succeed with electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs), organizations should optimize their data quality, improve data governance efforts, and enhance clinician education, according to a recent report from The Joint Commission...

Deep Learning for Medical Imaging Fares Poorly on External Data

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A deep learning model trained to identify pneumonia on a contained sample of medical images was unable to achieve the same level of accuracy when let loose on data from external healthcare systems, according to a new study in PLOS...

Geographic Data Analytics Identifies Health System Leakage Patterns

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Health systems with incomplete patient records can use geographic data to identify patients who may be receiving care at external organizations, which could improve care management and reduce system leakage, a study published in JMIR...

Socioeconomic Data Will Play Key Role in Population Health for Minorities

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As the healthcare industry continues its slow and steady shift to holistic care, more organizations are beginning to understand that they must integrate socioeconomic data into their analytics and population health management...

FDA Clears 23andMe Genetic Test for Medication Metabolism Variants

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Consumers will now be able to purchase an over-the-counter test to screen for genetic variants that may influence medication metabolism, the FDA has announced. The direct-to-consumer test from 23andMe is a first for the American market,...

2018 Most Wired Hospitals Embrace Big Data Analytics, Population Health

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Hospitals and health systems with exceptional big data analytics skills and population health management competencies top this year’s Most Wired hospitals list. The survey and accompanying recognitions, now overseen by CHIME,...

Duke Engineering Establishes Big Data, Precision Medicine Center

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Duke University Pratt School of Engineering has established a new big data analytics center that will support global research to advance precision medicine. Launched last month, the Sherry and John Woo Center for Big Data and Precision...

Data Exchange, Integration Shortfalls Stymie Population Health

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Slow and uneven progress towards seamless health data interoperability is making it difficult for healthcare organizations to access the data they need for population health management, according to the 2018 CHIME Most Wired trends...

AMIA Urges Continued Development of National AI Research Plan

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The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) has expressed approval of the direction and goals of the National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan and recommended that federal authorities continue in the...

CMS: Data-Driven Strategies Can Improve Population Health for Minorities

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To improve population health and increase care access among minority patients, organizations should implement data-driven strategies and identify the unique challenges within specific communities, Cara V. James, PhD, Director of the Office...

Top 5 Use Cases for Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging

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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...

AMA Updates Population Health Tool to Improve Patient Care Access

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The American Medical Association (AMA) has enhanced its Health Workforce Mapper tool with updated population health data to further improve patient access to care. The tool, which allows users to see the distribution of providers in each...

FHIR Testing Tools Can Foster Interoperability, Health Data Exchange

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Widely adopting validation and testing tools for the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) can help to reduce variation in implementation and ensure the deployment of more standardized methods of health data exchange, says the...

Top 4 Big Data Analytics Strategies to Reduce Hospital Readmissions

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Unplanned hospital readmissions are one of the costliest services in healthcare, with organizations shelling out billions each year on these frequently avoidable episodes. With the rise of value-based care initiatives, most notably...

Preventive Dental Care Associated with Fewer ED, Hospital Visits

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Providing dental coverage as a preventive care benefit may help providers and payers reduce the number of emergency department visits and hospitalizations, according to a new two-year study from Capital BlueCross, Dominion National, and...

HIM Pros, Data Integrity Play Vital Role in Hospital Ratings

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To ensure hospital ratings accurately reflect care quality, health information management (HIM) experts should help organizations develop audit plans that focus on maintaining high data integrity, a recent article from the Journal of AHIMA...

$1.2M AHRQ Grant Helps Montefiore Build AI CDS Tool for Lung Failure

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Montefiore Health System has received a $1.2 million grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that will help clinicians identify a rare form of lung failure and offer...

Blockchain Key to Enhancing Clinical Research, Patient Data Sharing

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Blockchain may be the key to accelerating clinical research, according to a new report by Deloitte, due to the technology’s potential to streamline data sharing and enhance interoperability. Large volumes of high-quality patient...

93% of Healthcare Execs Seeking Improved Data Analytics, CDI

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Healthcare organizations looking to improve the quality of their data assets are actively seeking ways to leverage data for clinical analytics and population health management, according to a new poll from Black Book. Ninety-three percent...

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