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Draft legislation in the House Energy and Commerce Committee would require the Department of Health and Human Services to publish recommendations for development of clinical data registries to improve patient care.
Two new solutions are being adopted in Kansas to help assure coordinated care, improve outcomes and reduce cost of care for people with co-occurring mental and physical health issues.
Medical treatment based on an individuals genetics is the future of medicine, according to government, academic and industry panelists participating at a July 23 roundtable held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Legal and regulatory barriers to developing evidence and communicating findings on treatments in real-world settings are interfering with the sharing of knowledge among providers, patients, and researchers.
Mercy Health System in Portland, Maine, has been working to make its patient portal as user-friendly as possible, along with new features, as the organization prepares for a Stage 2 meaningful use reporting period in October.
A new federal program will fund research into neuroprosthetics to enable persons with traumatic brain injury or disease to recover lost memory.
Duke University, through its Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), has entered into a collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) to promote open access to clinical information from company-sponsored studies.
The government is proposing that physician practices furnishing chronic care management services to Medicare beneficiaries use electronic health records certified to at least 2014 Edition meaningful use requirements.
Analyses of biomedical data from nearly 37,000 volunteer employees of a large company insured under Aetna shows a success rate of 80 percent to 88 percent in predicting risk of metabolic syndrome, which can cause chronic disease.
The linchpin for effectively using big data to customize individual care and to personalize medicine--while finding cures faster and at lower costs--is accurate information, according to Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., director of the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health.
Clinical and healthcare financial professionals dont talk to each other and need to, according to Atul Gawande, M.D., a surgeon at Brigham and Womens Hospital, physician IT champion and best-selling author who delivered a June 23 keynote address at the HFMA Annual National Institute in Las Vegas.
The California HealthCare Foundation has launched ACA 411, an interactive data tool that supplies policymakers, providers, and other healthcare delivery stakeholders in the state an at-a-glance resource to gauge progress of the Affordable Care Act.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee is seeking public comment on a white paper released June 17 regarding potential digital and personalized healthcare technologies intended to enable 21st Century cures.
A team of researchers from 13 centers in 10 nations is developing a specialized tool that can assess cardiac risks for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
A Pittsburgh medical nutrition therapy EHR developer spun out of Carnegie Mellon University in 2011 will place its Connect and Coach platform in more than 200 of West Des Moines, Iowa-based Hy-Vee's supermarket stores in eight midwestern states.