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Health Information Management

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CMS innovation awards look to bolster patient monitoring, health exchange

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced its second batch of recipients in round two of the Health Care Innovation Awards program, bringing the total to $360 million handed out for organizations to test innovative care models.

Why health IT spending must switch tactics

Healthcare IT spending by both providers and payers needs to move away from massive systems to the more agile, entrepreneurial approach used by the likes of Apple, Google and Samsung, according to an article at CIO.

Patient-centered data opens door for more individualized care, research

More than ever, patients are having a say in their healthcare--and their input will be an important part of big data collection to create a more "unified story of health and healthcare," according to an article in July's  Health Affairs.

6 ways providers can employ predictive analytics

Six use cases highlight how healthcare could harness big data to improve care and cut costs for high-risk patients, according to a new article published this month in  Health Affairs.

Big data tools help CMS transform healthcare

New developments in data architecture, storage and analysis are helping the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services make better use of data to transform the healthcare system, according to a new  Health Affairs article.

Michigan merger creates HIE to serve more than 5 million patients

While New York and Illinois may boast some of the nation's largest health information exchanges, Michigan now is not too far behind.

CPOE market to reach $1.2 billion by 2018

Over the next five years, the computerized physician order entry market is set to grow from $938.4 million to more than $1.2 million, a growth of 6.5 percent, according to a report from research firm MicroMarket Monitor.

Successful CDI initiatives need physician input to gain support

With the ICD-10 delay, experts are urging healthcare organizations to spend the time furthering their efforts toward clinical documentation improvement. That improvement involves physicians, CDI specialists and coders--and closing the gap between "doctor-speak" and "coder-speak."

Hospitals receive millions in grants to improve health IT efforts

Sixty-one hospitals and community health centers across Massachusetts will split $23 million in grants provided by MassHealth--and may of those facilities are getting funds to improve health IT.

Massive number of veterans' eBenefits applications incomplete, set to expire

Most veterans who started their disability claims through the Web portal eBenefits failed to complete them--and thousands of incomplete applications are due to expire this month.