The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is signaling its intent to expand its work to get real-world data from EHRs and other data sources to assess product efficacy and safety.
Clay Johnston, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., dean and vice president for medical affairs at the brand-new Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin, makes the case for rethinking how academic medical centers define research and care.
Wayne Kubick, HL7’s chief technology officer, gives us a preview of developments to be discussed at the upcoming FHIR DevDays meeting in Boston.
Dale Sanders, president of technology at Health Catalyst, is advocating for the creation of a new health system role, which he is calling a “digitician.” What trends is he responding to and what would this person do?
John Halamka, CIO at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, has some strong opinions about the future of precision medicine and can share some concrete examples of transitions already under way at Beth Israel.
Cross-sector data analysis found that a small number of Camden, N.J., residents have a disproportionate impact on the healthcare and criminal justice sectors, neither of which is designed to address the underlying problems those residents face.
A recent survey of 30 U.S. clinical informatics executives suggests that a new generation of clinical surveillance tools for high-acuity patients has the potential to cut down on alarm fatigue experienced with traditional clinical decision support tools in the EHR.
A December 2017 meeting involving ONC identified a path for future work on a FHIR-based population-level data API.
In late January when I wrote a story about an ONC presentation on its draft Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), I chose the headline, “What Will TEFCA Mean for Regional HIEs?” because right away it seemed obvious to me that HIEs might see this as more of a threat than an opportunity.
The evolution in approach at Health Sciences South Carolina may signal a sea change in how large clinical data repositories work.