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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.

4 tools to help physicians, staff and patients manage stress

I'm planning a trip to an amusement park with my family this summer and I'm stressed. While the kids are with sheer joy counting down the days to roller coasters, swimming, exciting sights...

3 ways ACOs may expand liability

Malpractice experts point out the ways accountable care organizations could be vulnerable to malpractice litigation, according to   Oncology Practice.

HHS challenge focuses on CDS use to prevent hypertension

The U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services has launched a new challenge to use electronic health records and other health IT to prevent hypertension.

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.

What do patients want to see when it comes to mHealth solutions?

There has been little mention of device makers, app developers or mHealth services surveying consumers, polling patients and asking medical professionals about what specific products are wanted and needed, and what features should be a primary focus in wearable mHealth devices.

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."