Clinical Documentation, Decision Support

One North Carolina Radiology Group’s Advancing Meaningful Use Journey

November 27, 2014     Mark Hagland
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At Triad Radiology Associates in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, CIO Tom Smith is helping to lead a journey through the meaningful use process—with important lessons learned already for specialty medical group leaders

Advancing the Use of Data: Baylor Scott & White Plunges Into Population Health Management

November 24, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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The leading patient care organizations are adjusting to the new healthcare, with numerous IT indicatives to aid them along the way. In Texas, one large health system has advanced its use of data, leading to more successful population health management.

UCLA Web Tool Advances Goal of Democratizing Data

November 24, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research has created a new web tool that will allow access to comprehensive California health statistics by ZIP code, city and legislative district.

EDITOR’S NOTES: Heading Towards That $5 Trillion Annual Price Tag on U.S. Healthcare Spending

November 24, 2014     Mark Hagland
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With U.S. healthcare spending now anticipated to rise from just over $3 trillion this year to nearly $5.2 trillion by 2023, such increases will have an impact on many areas of activity, including among many others, imaging informatics

Study: Cost-Savings Can Occur When EHRs Default to Generic Medication Options

November 21, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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Physicians will prescribe fewer brand name drugs and can curb health spending when an electronic health record (EHR) defaults to show the generics first, according to a research study.

Planning for Radiology CDS Technology

November 19, 2014     Cynthia E. Keen
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While federal requirements for a radiology CDS are still a few years off, there is a strong case for laying the groundwork for implementation, and physician buy-in, ahead of the mandate.

Partners Healthcare, EMC, Announce New Data Analytics Platform

November 18, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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The Boston, Mass.-based Partners HealthCare and the Hopkinton, Mass.-based vendor EMC Corporation have jointly developed a data analytics platform designed to speed clinically relevant research developed across the Partners system into the clinical setting.

As ACOs and Population Health Move Forward, No “Big Boxes” of Diagnostic Images Needed

November 18, 2014     Mark Hagland
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Multiple revolutions are taking place simultaneously, with accountable care and population health, HIE development, data-sharing and storage technologies, and policy and reimbursement changes, all impacting imaging informatics now

Washington Debrief: NIST Releases Draft Cyber Threat Information Sharing Guide

November 17, 2014     Jeff Smith, Vice President of Public Policy at CHIME
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One priority in cyber security regulation, both for federal agencies and in Congress, is facilitating the sharing of cyber threat information. The goal of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Guide to Cyber Threat Information Sharing is...

Democratizing Medicine: Eric Topol Pushes a Patient-Centered Healthcare

November 17, 2014     Rajiv Leventhal
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As the healthcare industry moves into an era of accountable care, new digital tools can help democratize medicine, Eric Topol, M.D., director at the La Jolla, Calif.-based Scripps Translational Science Institute, said in a keynote at the New York eHealth...

“Houston, We Have Solutions”

November 17, 2014     Mark Hagland
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The 1995 movie “Apollo 13” made famous the (slightly misquoted) quote, “Houston, we have a problem.” How about coming to Houston for discussions that will offer (healthcare strategic) solutions, instead?

The Trouble with Putting Care Management in a Box

November 17, 2014     Gabriel Perna
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Health IT leaders are finding it difficult to define care management technology because they’re finding it difficult to define care management. Experts spoke to HCI on the increasing wave of investment into these technologies and provided a wide range of...
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