Specializing in informatics is no longer just a mid-career shift for physicians. It is now a primary career path in fields such as pharmacy and nursing. AMIA is working to create career pathways that recognize this shift.
Can EHRs be designed to more easily collect and report metrics? What other steps can help keep externally reported measures to a manageable level?
The National Center for Data to Health hopes to build upon some of the successes in sharing across Clinical and Translational Science Award programs but in a more innovative and open-ended way.
Michael Klompas, M.D., M.P.H, a professor of population medicine at Harvard University, spoke about his team’s work to use EHR data to automate reporting to public health agencies on notifiable diseases and chronic conditions.
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.