The position of chief data officer in healthcare is certain to grow as the industry realizes how valuable data and analytics are to providing better care, according to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service CDO Niall Brennan.
ICD-10 is only the means to an end--with the end being reliable and meaningful data to improve patient care, according to Joseph C. Nichols, M.D., a board certified orthopedic surgeon.
Advocating dual coding as a means to protect small physician offices from inadequate preparation for ICD-10 amounts to another delay in implementing the new code set, asserts the Coalition for ICD-10.
A cyberattack on hospital employees' email accounts has compromised the information of about 4,400 patients at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville, Indiana.
Health IT is taking over healthcare education--including for aspiring nurses.
When Susquehanna Health, a central Pennsylvania system, decided to wade into data analytics, its employees let the data lead the way.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has improved Healthcare.gov since its disastrous launch in 2013, but still lacks the IT management policies to fully fix the system, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.
In a three-month review of cyber risk management practices in healthcare, the Health Information Trust Alliance has found that the industry's approach is reactive, inefficient and labor intensive.
Patient engagement through a remote behavioral health intervention after a cardio vascular event has the ability to reduce hospital admissions and length of hospital stays, a study published in the American Journal of Managed Care found.
An increasing number of healthcare companies say they have security and compliance policies in place for transferring data, but many also say those policies are only "moderately enforced," according to a newly published survey.