As use of patient-reported outcomes becomes more common, many health systems want to integrate the data into electronic health records. A new guide helps steer clinical leaders through some of the challenges involved.
A New York statewide health information exchange roadmap addresses funding challenges, value-based care, and provider interest in the types of data currently not available through the network.
Debate premise: Is the U.S. healthcare system like a patient in the intensive care unit battling sepsis? Or is it more like someone in a skilled nursing facility recovering from a stroke?
Nine months ago I had to have surgery. Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) were not part of my follow-up care. A paper detailing Partners HealthCare's journey with PROMs details the challenges health systems have implementing them.
Telehealth lost a great advocate when Mario Gutierrez, executive director of the Center for Connected Health Policy, passed away last week.
Creating a remote presence for specialists is critical for a Canadian province with a population of about a million people scattered over a territory roughly the size of France.
Eighty percent of executives surveyed by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions said social needs are a core part of their mission, but 72 percent said they don’t have sustainable funding to do it.
PatientBank, a company that helps patients request their records from hospitals, created a rubric to rate hospital health information management departments on their flexibility and responsiveness.
Two leaders in primary care are proposing a new hospital role: the chief primary care medical officer.
Nancy Kass, Sc.D., a professor of bioethics and public health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, described her role as chair of the institutional review board of the the Precision Medicine Initiative, now called the All of Us Research Program.