Using healthcare data and actionable analytics could play a key role in helping to combat the opioid crisis.
Leaders at the Biocomplexity Institute at Virginia Tech have been working on an exciting initiative, developing an analytic modeling platform that could help to prepare for and prevent the spread of common infectious diseases
As health systems and ACOs establish the infrastructure to provide actionable data to care managers and front-line clinicians, they continue to struggle with messy data, incompatible systems and a lack of automation.
As the healthcare landscape undergoes accelerating change, almost every clinical and operational area within health systems must evolve to keep pace, including pharmacy operations. One health system is leveraging technology and data to help them better manage resources and medications.
At the Health IT Summit in Philadelphia, industry leaders engaged in a bracingly candid discussion of the complexities and challenges around the implementation of the MACRA law and around its requirements for providers
It’s no secret that the growth in healthcare technology has been outpacing the talent supply. Here are a few things that organizations can do to help them land top health IT talent.
On this latest Healthcare Informatics podcast, two health IT analysts talk about how Judy Faulkner’s comments to Joe Biden landed, what level of access and ownership patients should have over their data, the role of vendors, and more.
As the Mount Sinai Health System, a hospital network in New York City, moves rapidly into at-risk arrangements with multiple payers, technology and practices to support risk adjustment have become increasingly important.
A practicing physician and industry expert looks at the results of a new survey affirming providers’ determination to move forward on population health strategies
Provider claims management can no longer exist as a silo. With the rapid transformation from fee-for-service to value-based models, denial rates remain high despite advances in technology and automation.
For providers to be effective, the revenue cycle continuum must be reexamined for unseen improvement opportunities in the fee-for-service era. One area is claims management, as an integral part of a denials management strategy.
Dr. Emad Rizk recently was interviewed by Healthcare Informatics about how healthcare organizations are progressing in their shift to value-based care, what the biggest challenges are, and how IT is playing a role.
Healthcare author and consultant Michael Millenson urges the leaders of patient care organizations to rethink the concept of “patient-centered care” and consider shifting towards his concept of “collaborative health” instead
Chicago-based Allscripts (NASDAQ:MDRX) announced it has agreed to pay approximately $185 million in cash to acquire McKesson’s (NYSE:MCK) hospital and health system IT business, Enterprise Information Solutions.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a final rule that affirms a 90-day reporting for hospitals attesting to the meaningful use program in 2018.
Four years ago Adventist started developing a vision around enhanced access to care in rural settings, and telehealth was central to its mission expansion.
The only feasible way to enable future registries is by using data captured in EHRs and other systems in a reproducible way. “That suggests using FHIR," says Russ Leftwich, M.D., of InterSystems and HL7.
More than 80 percent of healthcare executives feel that the effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has not caused them to pause or otherwise change their approach to population health management.
A. Marc Harrison, M.D., president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare, offers insights on how patient care organization leaders can pursue strategies that are both high-tech and high-touch at the same time—for better outcomes and improved satisfaction.
A cybersecurity consultant speaks with Healthcare Informatics about steps smaller physician practices can take to better protect their data in addition to broader cybersecurity trends he is seeing.
Few U.S. healthcare IT leaders are aware of a European Union data privacy regulation, GDPR, that will go into effect in May 2018—but those patient care organizations that treat large numbers of international patients every year, could be strongly affected