Patients, especially those with chronic or complex conditions and comorbidities, should not shoulder the burden of poorly connected data solutions.
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Patients’ role will grow as stewards of their own data, which will improve data liquidity, says John Halamka.
A good relationship helps the healthcare organization and vendor to gain long-term value, says CIO Marc Probst.
Next release in 2020 will have additional clinical content resources, says HL7 CTO Wayne Kubick.
Vendor trade group aims to improve consistency in states’ approaches, says Leigh Burchell
The industry is starting to see the potential of what machine learning can achieve with health data that's moved out of traditional silos.
In this exclusive video from HIMSS, Erin Benson, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, addresses how risk plays out in the healthcare market and why it's important to look at all points of access. She also discusses how health systems should approach their cyber security strategies and what else should be taken into account.
SCAN Health Plan executives say they plan to work toward increasing sensitivity toward senior citizens by using virtual reality.December 4
Globally, healthcare has a cost problem that is jeopardizing the long-term sustainability of many private providers.December 2Solutions executive for researchAdvisory Board
A focus on small data—one number for one patient—could revolutionize healthcare; however, clinicians and caregivers don’t always have access to small data when they need it.November 26Divisional chief health officerEnvolve Health
The American Medical Informatics Association wants the National Institutes of Health to fund research and development to advance HL7’s Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources standard.November 26
From excessive sleepiness to family squabbles, the extended holiday season can be dangerous to your health.November 25
The National Cancer Institute has awarded Vanderbilt University Medical Center a $5.3 million grant to develop a single clinical platform for collecting family health histories to identify patients at risk for hereditary cancers.November 21
The Visiting Nurse Service of New York has selected a platform from Netsmart to better support its population health management program.November 20
Patient engagement, data aggregation and analytics, and precision medicine are critical for value-based care, but limited resources and lack of reimbursement pose significant barriers to the adoption of these technologies.November 19
Efforts to improve patient care and capitalize on vast stores of medical information will lean heavily on healthcare IT.November 19
Healthcare improvement company Premier is spinning off Contigo Health, which will focus on improving health and reducing costs for employers and their employees.November 18