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Value-Based Payment Ups Adherence to Mental Health Guidelines

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Healthcare providers receiving value-based payments are more likely to adhere to evidence-based population health management guidelines for depression than their fee-for-service peers, says a new study in the American Journal of Managed Care....

Blockchain, Big Data, Interoperability Coming Up at HIMSS17

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In just a few short days, HealthITAnalytics.com will be heading to the happiest place on earth – the annual HIMSS Conference and Exhibition – to sync up with tens of thousands of health IT professionals and innovators.  At this...

Data Exchange, Analytics Remain Out of Reach for Many Providers

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Healthcare organizations are still struggling with the basics of health information exchange and interoperability, with more than 40 percent of respondents to a new Black Book Research poll admitting that they have significant difficulties exchanging...

Using Machine Learning to Target Behavioral Health Interventions

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Behavioral healthcare has been getting a great deal of attention lately from health IT experts, and not just because of a growing recognition that good mental health is key to improving overall patients outcomes.  Behavioral health is one...

Mismatched Symptoms Call EHR Data Integrity into Question

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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 just...

Epic Systems Wins Best Overall Health IT Suite in KLAS Rankings

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Epic Systems has extended its “Best in KLAS” winning streak yet again after being named the top Overall Software Suite by the ranking company for the seventh consecutive year.  The Verona, Wisconsin electronic health record and...

Which Population Health Companies Get Top Marks for Value?

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Investing in a population health management system is a big financial and cultural commitment for most healthcare organizations, and not one to be undertaken lightly.  With workflow worries, integration concerns, and data integrity issues...

IBM Bets Big on Blockchain for Value-Based Care, Data Exchange

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Blockchain may be one of the newest terms to join healthcare’s pantheon of big data buzzwords, but it is quickly becoming one of the most important.  The decentralized approach to data sharing could have profound impacts for the ongoing...

EHR Use Correlated with Higher Rates of Blood, Imaging Tests

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A recent study published in the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) found that physicians using electronic health records tended to order more CBCs, CT scans, and x-rays for their patients than non-EHR users, calling into question the idea...

UCSF, Intel Partner for Healthcare AI, Deep Learning Project

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The University of California San Francisco and Intel Corporation have partnered to create a deep learning analytics platform that will deliver clinical decision support and predictive analytics capabilities to its users. The platform seeks to...

Growing Healthcare Opportunities for the Internet of Things

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The Internet of Things (IoT), has jumped to the forefront of the healthcare technology market, exhibiting exponential growth with the advent of wearables, personal trackers, sensors, and other technologies that capture extensive data previously...

IoT, Analytics, HIM Push Healthcare IT VC Market Past $5B

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Venture capital investors are seeing major opportunities to support innovations that connect patients, providers, and their data more efficiently, says Mercom Capital Group in its annual healthcare IT investment report. Health information management...

Health IT Vendors, Providers Struggling with API Development

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The application programming interface (API) is one of the most exciting developments in health data interoperability, says a new report by Chillmark Research, and enthusiasm for standards-based data exchange is at an all-time high. Yet several...

Finding the Value in the IoT, Patient-Generated Health Data

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Patient-generated health data (PGHD) is one of the most important sources of information for clinical decision-making, yet many healthcare organizations struggle to define the term, let alone to collect, analyze, and use the information for quality...

IBM Watson Health, FDA Partner for EHR, IoT Blockchain Project

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IBM Watson Health and the FDA have announced a new partnership aimed at applying blockchain technology to the challenges of securely exchanging big data across the care continuum.  The two-year research initiative will explore blockchain’s...

Challenges of Applying Predictive Analytics to Population Health

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Healthcare providers are starting to become very familiar with the notion that data analytics can help to drive more informed clinical decision making, but organizations are largely still struggling to implement and leverage the big data tools...

Bridging the Gap Between Big Data Science, Health IT Usability

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The health IT landscape often seems starkly divided between two opposing camps: those who design elegant algorithms and regimented workflows in the idealized sterility of the R&D department, and those whose frenzied, frustrating daily experience...

What Will 2017 Bring for Healthcare Analytics, Interoperability?

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After a tumultuous end to 2016, healthcare providers may be looking for a chance to catch their breath before diving back into solving some of the industry’s most intractable problems.  But the growing pressures of interoperability,...

16% of Healthcare Stakeholders Plan to Use Blockchain by 2017

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Blockchain may have entered the healthcare lexicon in 2016 as a somewhat fuzzy concept, but the innovative method of securing and validating data transactions is poised to take the industry by storm over the next twelve months, according to an...

EHRs, IoT, Revenue Cycle Bring Opportunities for Healthcare APIs

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Application programming interfaces (APIs) are quickly becoming a critical tool for healthcare organizations looking to build interoperable connections, and it is likely that this new standard for health data exchange will keep growing in importance...

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