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

November 12, 2018 - 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 successful pilot study with Kaiser Permanente, the FDA has decided to release the open source code and technical documents that will allow researchers and...


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EHR Data Fuels Accurate Predictive Analytics for Suicide Risk

by Jessica Kent

Combining electronic health record (EHR) data and results from a depression questionnaire can support a more accurate predictive analytics model that predicts suicide risk in the 90 days following a mental health visit, according to a new...

NIH Opens Up “All of Us” to Research Participants Nationwide

by Jessica Kent

The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) All of Us precision medicine research program is now open to all individuals 18 and older nationwide, allowing participants across the country to contribute their data to a research resource...

Patient Matching Issues Stem from Poor Data Standardization

by Jessica Kent

Poor data standardization can result in incomplete and inaccurate data collection, patient matching issues, and slower organizational workflows, according to a study published in AHIMA’s Perspectives in Health Information...

50% of Physicians Not Satisfied with Patient Data Access

by Jessica Kent

A recent Surescripts survey found that 50 percent of physicians think their patient data access could be much better, with many doctors citing improved access to medication adherence, prescription costs, and clinical history data as top...

CMS Announces Patient-Centered Data Sharing Initiative

by Jennifer Bresnick

LAS VEGAS - CMS Administrator Seema Verma has announced a new initiative to ensure that patients remain at the center of the healthcare system as providers and payers continue to transition to value-based care.   The MyHealthEData...

EHR Data Mining, Patient Outreach Can Aid Hypertension Care

by Jessica Kent

Pairing EHR data mining with patient outreach and follow-up could be an effective way to identify patients with undiagnosed hypertension and support chronic disease management in underserved communities, according to a study published in...

Natural Language Processing May Boost Patient EHR Understanding

by Jessica Kent

Using a natural language processing (NLP) tool to link medical terms to simple definitions could improve patient EHR comprehension and the patient portal experience, according to a study published in JAMIA. Chen et al. developed NoteAid,...

EHR Natural Language Processing Identifies Care Guideline Adherence

by Jessica Kent

Using natural language processing (NLP) can help providers measure the quality of heart failure inpatient care by extracting key data from the electronic health record (EHR) and monitoring adherence to clinical guidelines, according to a...

Mismatched Symptoms Call EHR Data Integrity into Question

by Thomas Beaton

A new study published in JAMA this month indicates that EHR data may not be completely aligned with what patients report to their providers. Eye health researchers from Michigan Medical School investigating EHR data integrity found that...

Cerner, Epic to See Improvements in EHR Patient-Reported Outcomes

by Jennifer Bresnick

A new coalition of nine universities from across the country aims to improve the use of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) data in electronic health records, including products from Epic Systems and Cerner Corporation, by expanding the use...

Precision Medicine, Blue Button Among White House Big Data Efforts

by Nathan Boroyan

Precision medicine, medical research, and improved patient engagement through initiatives like Blue Button are among the highlight achievements of the Obama Administration’s emphasis on data transparency and information sharing,...

ONC Launches Two FHIR Interoperability App Challenges

by Jennifer Bresnick

LAS VEGAS - When it comes to health data interoperability, FHIR is the name of the game for the Office of the National Coordinator.  At HIMSS16 in Las Vegas, National Coordinator Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, announced two new industry...

Patient Engagement Must Be Top Priority for Quality Healthcare

by Jennifer Bresnick

Healthcare organizations shouldn’t spend all their time developing sophisticated health information exchange networks that connect clinicians without sparing a thought for how patients will be able to access the wealth of electronic...

53% of Patients Say They Cannot Access Their EHR Data Online

by Jennifer Bresnick

Despite the widespread adoption of electronic health records and a nationwide push to engage patients through online portals, fifty-three percent of patients participating in a new HealthMine poll do not have online access to all their EHR...

50M Patients Will Access Open EHR Notes with New Partnership

by Jennifer Bresnick

Fifty million patients across the nation will soon have access to more of their electronic health record information thanks to a $10 million joint initiative between the Cambia Health Foundation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Peterson...

Social, Behavioral Data Must Be Included in EHRs, Nurses Say

by Jennifer Bresnick

Electronic health records are incomplete and potentially insufficient for use in population health management programs when they are missing social and behavioral data, states the American Academy of Nursing in a new policy brief and call...

77% of Patients Experience Inaccurate EHR Medication Reconciliation

by Jennifer Bresnick

A study published this month in the American Journal of Managed Care found that more than three quarters of patients experienced a medication reconciliation discrepancy when researchers compared EHR data with pharmacy claims data....

Can EHR-Based Prior Authorization Improve Medication Adherence?

by Jennifer Bresnick

Medication adherence is a pervasive, expensive, multi-faceted problem in the healthcare industry, costing hundreds of billions of dollars a year in preventable spending.  While patients are ultimately responsible for ensuring that...

EHRs Should Collect Behavioral Data for Population Health

by Jennifer Bresnick

In order to foster better population health management, providers should routinely collect more behavioral health data in their EHRs. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is recommending that providers integrate behavioral health information...

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