Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance blockchain technology, has announced that Change Healthcare has become the first healthcare organization to join at the initiative’s top membership level.
The University of Chicago Medicine is collaborating with Google on an initiative that focuses on using new machine-learning techniques to create predictive models that could help prevent unplanned hospital readmissions, avoid costly complications and save lives.
Two pilot projects under way are seeking to demonstrate the value of data linkage between the Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORnet) and other distributed networks, such as the FDA’s Sentinel program.
Despite current uncertainties in the healthcare market, heightened by the recent passage of the Republican-led healthcare bill in the U.S. House of Representatives, most health system leaders are sticking to their existing business strategies, and will keep their organizations moving towards value-based care, according to a new leadership survey by national healthcare advisory firm BDC Advisors.
A HIMSS Analytics and Vocera survey report examines the collaboration between clinical and IT leaders on clinical IT investments and also has some interesting findings on the extent that clinical IT contributes to care team, and IT team, burnout.
May 22, 2017 | the Editors of Healthcare Informatics
The editors of Healthcare Informatics are once again proud to present the newest edition of our unique industry offering: the Healthcare Informatics 100 (THE 100), a compilation of the top health IT companies based on HIT revenues from the...
I read with interest an article in the May Health Affairs, in which researchers analyzed early results of care management work undertaken at Massachusetts General Hospital—with positive implications for ACO-based care management going forward
I firmly believe that population health management, readmissions reductions and value-based purchasing are not possible without tapping into today's exciting technology-supported processes which didn't exist even 10 years ago.
In Part Two of a two-part article, healthcare IT experts explore the reputational and operational implications of MIPS reporting as well as the necessary investments in health IT and other resources in order to succeed in the program.
Although there has been significant concern regarding clinicians’ readiness for MACRA/MIPS, CMS has said that for varying reasons, many Medicare doctors won’t have to report to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) this year.
May 15, 2017 | By Terry McDonough, CEO of Strayer@Work
Healthcare hiring managers are having a particularly challenging time filling positions that require information technology skills. The healthcare industry also faces a growing need for leaders and strategists.
The Wanna Decryptor 2.0 ransomware virus severely disrupted the British National Health Service’s capabilities to provide patient care across England and Scotland last week: what have British—and European, and American—healthcare leaders learned?