It can take years or decades to learn the effects of intervention strategies to reduce the spread of AIDS, but a Brown University researcher claims success with a predictive computer simulation.
Electronic health records have the potential to generate entirely new data for monitoring the health of the population and to "transform" public health surveillance, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Want to improve satisfaction at your organization? Offer free Wi-Fi. That's one of the suggestions from a PwC Health Research Institute report released today.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has issued a request for information about how EHRs and other health IT can enable quality measurement.
A tool based on American College of Cardiology criteria has been shown to increase the number of appropriate cardiac imaging exams and reduce inappropriate ones, according to a study by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College.
Aetna is putting an emphasis on technology to support clinical integration, population health and patient services for its newly-announced ACO partnership with New Jersey's Hunterdon Medical Center and its 225 affiliated doctors, Charles Kennedy, Aetna's CEO of accountable care solutions, tells FierceHealthPayer in an exclusive interview.
Three new platforms aimed at helping providers to prevent adverse drug events were developed as part of a recently completed Department of Veterans Affairs Innovation Initiative project.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has published a guide to help providers implement interactive personal health records (IPHRs) with their electronic health records to increase the amount of preventive care patients receive.
Electronic health record system adoption was a primary factor involved in determining which hospitals were picked for U.S. News & World Report 's "Most Connected" list, unveiled this week.
Apple's iPad is just as accurate as a DICOM calibrated secondary-class monitor for reviewing MRI images, according to research featured in the August edition of the journal Academic Radiology .