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 •  June 6

centered on studying the real-world impacts of precision medicine therapies for cancer care. Using big data analytics and patient data, the two organizations will monitor newly approved cancer therapies to improve the industry’s understanding of patient outcomes. “This collaboration addresses one of oncology’s central challenges – to quickly learn...

Health IT Analytics

 •  May 30

by Transparency Market Research. Globally, the API ecosystem will expand from $162.4 million in 2015 to $243 million by 2024, representing a 4.2 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR). “Growing focus on patient-centric healthcare delivery via application programming interfaces has been noted over the recent past and the emergence of a host of...

Health IT Analytics

 •  May 22

In a review of more than two dozen Veterans Health Administration (VHA) locations, the OIG found that clinicians often fail to document required treatment plans, follow-up activities, and other suicide prevention protocols in the electronic health record. More than 45 percent of new clinical hires do not complete required suicide risk management...

Health IT Analytics

 •  May 10

Over the past few years, they have had ample opportunity to exercise these qualities in response to an avalanche of changes to their profession. EHR adoption, meaningful use, MACRA, the Affordable Care Act, value-based reimbursement, and even the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) have all ruffled plenty of feathers in the physician...

Health IT Analytics

 •  April 11

reduced overdoses and fatalities in the region by 34 percent while saving nearly $2 million in utilization costs. The initiative turns fire stations into safe havens for individuals seeking help for substance abuse – and particularly opioid abuse – allowing patients at risk of significant harm to access services within their communities. Seven fire...

Health IT Analytics

 •  June 9, 2016

Selecting a vendor for an electronic health record, big data analytics system, or population health management tool can be a difficult process for a healthcare provider – and it only gets harder if that provider wants to participate in value-based care. Accountable care organizations (ACOs) are founded on the ability to communicate with each other,...

Health IT Analytics

 •  April 22, 2016

CMS and the ONC aren’t the only federal organizations putting health data interoperability at the top of their to-do lists. As the FDA starts tackling its portion of the national Precision Medicine Initiative, officials are urging healthcare stakeholders to make data liquidity, connectivity, and interoperability a top priority. Developing a...

Health IT Analytics

 •  February 23, 2016

Following last year’s release of its Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap, the Office of the National Coordinator is wasting no time with its efforts to improve connectivity and the use of data standards throughout the healthcare industry. In a new blog post on Health IT Buzz, Steven Posnack, MD, MHS, Director of the ONC’s Office of Standards and...

Health IT Analytics

 •  January 14, 2016

At the JP Morgan Annual Health Care Conference this week, Acting CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt offered the healthcare industry something very rare: a straightforward, plain-talking look into its immediate regulatory future. After years of back-and-forth proposals, last-minute exemptions, extensions, and broad modifications related to the EHR...

Health IT Analytics

 •  October 22, 2015

... NextGen, Allscripts, GE Healthcare, and MEDITECH, “urge caution” when ... “As providers' processes further align to support consistent data