Tina Buop, who recently left her post as CIO of Muir Medical Group to join La Clinica, talked about how her organization is using predictive analytics to reach out to at-risk patients, such as those with diabetes, to ensure that they are getting preventative care.
There are plenty of positives to predictive analytics, such as improved quality of care and efficiency. But failing to act upon predictive data could have significant negative consequences, says...
IBM and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, along with Indianapolis-based insurer WellPoint, today introduced a new product that will enable clinicians to provide personalized treatments to patients based on individual medical information and updated treatment guidelines and research.
Providing feedback loops, as recommended by the Institute of Medicine, was a core recommendation in the pre-rulemaking report of the Measure Applications Partnership.
Electronic health records may be the "most promising" approach to deal with bed shortages in the intensive care unit, according to a recent commentary published in the New England Journal of Medicine .
Electronic health records can be used to help identify patients on antidepressants and other drugs at greater risk for heart arrhythmia, according to a new study in BMJ .
The Veterans Health Administration wants to determine the "value and fitness" of new computerized clinical reasoning and prediction systems, according to a statement of work issued to potential vendors this week.
Despite a documented potential for health IT to improve the quality of care at federally qualified health centers, researchers said that such facilities might not be maximizing its use.
New York-based Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital announced this week that they are teaming up to create a new medicine research hub that will focus on delivering precision medicine and individualized treatments based on the genetic profiles of patients.
In response to questions about efficacy and safety of electronic health records, The Journal of American Medical Informatics Association published a positio n paper outlining ten ways to reduce errors, imcrease patient safety and improve efficiency.