While information technology will help accountable care organizations cut costs, many providers question whether current-generation technology can get the job done.
Health information management professionals play an integral role in determining whether their organizations embrace big data and use it effectively, according to an article in the October issue of the Journal of the American Health Information Management Association .
Healthcare technology professionals have had their fill of challenges in 2012, from working to meet Stage 1 of Meaningful Use, to preparing for other government initiatives, such as the switch to ICD-10 coding--which has been pushed back by a year. As the year beings to wind down, we wanted to know what looming challenges will be top-of-mind for such hospital CIOs entering 2013.
More than 80 percent of healthcare organizations are investing in business intelligence tools for clinical performance improvement, according to a new HFMA report.
Business intelligence (BI) increasingly is becoming a priority for hospital CIOs, particularly with the advent of health information exchange and accountable care models, according to the report
Close to one-third of providers representing 137 healthcare organizations say they are considering using their core electronic health record vendor to help them update their business intelligence
Holston Medical Group (HMG), a 150-provider practice in eastern Tennessee, has selected Humedica MinedShare, a business intelligence solution, to help it improve processes of care both in its own