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EHNAC Releases 2019 Electronic Data Exchange Accreditation Criteria

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The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a non-profit accrediting body for organizations that electronically exchange data, has posted new versions of its accreditation criteria for public review. EHNAC offers a...

FHIR Takes Off as ONC Teases Upcoming Data Blocking Definitions

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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...

49% of Healthcare Execs Adopting Blockchain, But Barriers Remain

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Blockchain is on the rise in healthcare, with nearly half of executives reporting that they plan to develop or adopt blockchain solutions within their organizations, according to a recent PwC Health Research Institute survey. However,...

ONC Announces Winners of $2M Health IT Interoperability Award

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ONC has announced the two winners of the Leading Edge Acceleration Edge (LEAP) in Health IT funding opportunity, who will receive awards totaling $2 million to address emerging and future challenges in health IT...

$40M AHRQ, PCORI Grants Will Support a Learning Health System

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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) have awarded $40 million in grants to 11 learning health system (LHS) organizations to help advance patient-centered care...

71% of Veterans Affairs Hospitals Improve on Care Quality

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Nearly three-quarters of Veterans Affairs hospitals have improved on care quality and certain patient outcomes measures, according to the latest data from the VA’s Strategic Analytics for Improvement and Learning (SAIL) report...

Payer Analytics Link Dental, Eye Issues to Poor Health Outcomes

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Individuals who suffer from serious dental and vision conditions, including glaucoma, cataracts, and gum disease, are more likely to experience poor health comes and incur higher overall costs, according to a report from the Blue Cross...

Consumers Curious About AI, Genetic Testing for Precision Medicine

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Healthcare consumers are cautious but optimistic that emerging strategies like artificial intelligence and advanced genetic testing can lead to better care for cancer, according to a new survey from McKesson and Ipsos. The poll of more...

Real-Time ADT, PDMP Alerts Support Population Health in Rhode Island

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A statewide health information exchange (HIE) program in Rhode Island is helping to coordinate care and improve population health management through real-time admission, discharge, and transfer (ADT) alerts and prescription drug monitoring...

CMS Disability Index Identifies Care Disparities, Access Issues

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Physical and mental disabilities have a significant impact on individuals’ ability to access healthcare, obtain quality services, and manage associated social determinants of health, a recent report from CMS reveals. According to...

MRI Images Created by AI Could Help Train Deep Learning Models

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Maybe it takes one to know one – and maybe it takes one to train one.  Researchers at the Mayo Clinic, NVIDIA, and the MGH & BWH Center for Clinical Data Science are exploring how to use MRI images generated by...

Are Universal EHRs Key to Healthcare Value, Trust, and AI Adoption?

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Healthcare providers in the United States generally don’t harbor very warm feelings for their electronic health records (EHRs). Despite efforts from vendors and regulators to improve the experience of interacting with these...

Johns Hopkins Nursing Launches Chronic Disease Management Center

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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has launched a new center that aims to enhance research on chronic disease management and develop comprehensive care plans for patients with multiple chronic conditions. The new facility, called the...

Data Standards, API Development Will Support Health Data Exchange

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Shared data standards and industry-wide adoption of application programming interfaces (APIs) will be key to promoting improved health data exchange, according to a recent brief from the Pew Charitable Trusts.   APIs have the...

Health Literacy Education Key to Rural Population Health, Care Access

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Improving patient health literacy and reducing out-of-pocket healthcare costs can support improved rural population health, according to a recent report from the National Quality Forum (NQF). More than 59 million people currently live in...

Amazon, APIs to Support Cloud Informatics Platform for Life Sciences

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Amazon Web Services (AWS), Accenture, and Merck have announced a collaboration to create a cloud-based informatics research platform to support advances in the life sciences. The project will accelerate drug development by improving...

Using Big Data, Machine Learning to Reduce Chronic Disease Spending

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Diabetes and heart disease are two of the most costly and prevalent chronic conditions impacting patients in the US, leading the healthcare industry to spend billions every year to treat and manage these disorders. As care delivery...

Arguing the Pros and Cons of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

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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...

$21M Grant to “All of Us” Orgs Will Support Precision Medicine Research

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The HHS Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $21 million to 46 community health centers to support their participation in NIH’s All of Us precision medicine research program. The grant will allow community...

PCORI Data Sharing Policy Supports Analytics, Health Data Exchange

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The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved a new policy that will encourage data sharing among researchers with the goal of accelerating big data analytics and secure health information exchange. The new policy...

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