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.
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.
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.
While New York and Illinois may boast some of the nation's largest health information exchanges, Michigan now is not too far behind.
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.
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."
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.
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.
An increasing number of hospitals allow patients to make online appointments to visit the emergency room in an attempt to ease seemingly interminable waits as ERs become more crowded.
The IT buying practices of for-profit hospitals varied dramatically from not-for-profit and government hospitals, according to one of two new reports released by the Dorenfest Institute for Health Information.