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.
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation will introduce sweeping changes in May 2018. It could also impact the international adoption of interoperability standards such as HL7’s FHIR.
John Cuddeback, M.D., Ph.D., chief medical informatics officer for AMGA Analytics, is combing through claims and EHR data to find patients with undiagnosed hypertension who are “hiding in plain sight.”
Big data and precision medicine platforms lack repositories for the knowledge they generate. The University of Michigan is seeking to create a digital repository to store and curate digital knowledge artifacts for health at scale.
During a recent webinar put on by the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs, executives described the value of building trust and longer-term partnerships.
In February 2017, Orange County EMS, Newport Beach Fire Department and Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian were the first in California to begin the implementation of +EMS for bidirectional health information exchange.
Researchers at the NIH Collaboratory Coordinating Center describe some lessons learned from investigators involved in its pragmatic clinical trials.
Bill Gillis, CIO of the Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization (BIDCO) in Boston talks about progress on bringing together claims and clinical data to refine its population health efforts.