Healthcare Analytics, Population Health Management, Healthcare Big Data

Latest Health IT News News

National Study to Show Value of Patient Navigators in Cancer Care

November 16, 2018 - 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 navigators in cancer care. The study will examine the value of ten navigation metrics, as well as provide insight into the challenges of navigation...


Articles

Harvard Medical School Gets $200M for Precision Medicine Research

by

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,...

Population Health Program Cuts Hospital Admissions by Nearly 50%

by

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...

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

by

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...

Predictive Analytics, EHR Big Data Reduce Sepsis Mortality by 18%

by

At North Oaks Health System in Hammond, Louisiana, researchers have used big data from the Epic electronic health record (EHR) to develop a predictive analytics tool that has reduced sepsis mortality by 18 percent. According to the CDC,...

Duke Engineering Establishes Big Data, Precision Medicine Center

by

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...

AMA Updates Population Health Tool to Improve Patient Care Access

by

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...

802 Orgs Lauded for Hypertension Control, Chronic Disease Management

by

The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Medical Association (AMA) have recognized 802 physician practices and health systems across the country for improving chronic disease management among patients with...

The Sequoia Project Announces New Interoperability Cooperative

by

The Sequoia Project has launched a new public-private cooperative called Interoperability Matters, which will invite experts from the health IT community to identify and improve barriers to nationwide health information...

Carequality Seeks Input on FHIR Adoption, Governance

by

As Carequality expands its governance model to incorporate FHIR, the organization is requesting input from healthcare stakeholders about how to best implement the data exchange standard. Carequality is encouraging members and non-members...

Baylor Gets $6.3M NCI Grant for Racial, Ethnic Cancer Disparities Work

by

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded $6.3 million to support researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in understanding the biological causes of racial and ethnic disparities in prostate and breast cancers. NCI states that...

Express Scripts Diabetes Management Program Saves $43M, Ups Outcomes

by

A coordinated approach to chronic disease management for diabetics has reduced drug spending by 19 percent for more than 800 enrolled plan sponsors, saving a total of $42.6 million in 2017, said Express Scripts. “By combining...

EHNAC Releases 2019 Electronic Data Exchange Accreditation Criteria

by

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...

ONC Announces Winners of $2M Health IT Interoperability Award

by

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

by

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...

Payer Analytics Link Dental, Eye Issues to Poor Health Outcomes

by

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...

CMS Disability Index Identifies Care Disparities, Access Issues

by

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...

Johns Hopkins Nursing Launches Chronic Disease Management Center

by

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...

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

by

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

by

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...

X

Join 25,000 of your peers

Register for free to get access to all our articles, webcasts, white papers and exclusive interviews.

Our privacy policy


no, thanks

Continue to site...