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09:35 EST 18th November 2018 | BioPortfolio

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Friday 16th November 2018

AMIA Calls for Harmonization of Data Privacy Policies

As the lines between consumer and clinical data systems continues to blur, there is a need to harmonize health sector data privacy policy, such as HIPAA, and consumer data policy to develop a new era of privacy policy, according to the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).

Survey: Healthcare Orgs Ramping up Investment in AI, Confident about ROI

Heather Landi, Associate EditorThe majority of health care executives (91 percent) are confident they will see a return on investment (ROI) on artificial intelligence investments, although not immediately, and foresee the greatest impact of AI will be on improving health care, according to an OptumIQ survey.

CommonWell Officials: Carequality Connection Now “Generally Available” for Members

Rajiv Leventhal, Managing EditorConnection capabilities to the Carequality framework, by members of the CommonWell Health Alliance, are now “generally available,” according to officials who made an announcement today.

UnitedHealthcare to Award Members with Apple Watches for Meeting Daily Walking Goals

Rajiv Leventhal, Managing EditorUnitedHealthcare Motion, an employer-sponsored wellness program, is telling its participants they can get a free Apple Watch if they meet the insurer’s daily walking goals over a six-month period.

Thursday 15th November 2018

The Evolving Healthcare CIO: Innovation Over Information

Rajiv Leventhal, Managing EditorThe healthcare CIO is the correct initialism for “chief information officer,” but as the landscape continues to change, “innovation” might be more appropriate.

Health First Data Breach Exposes Information of 42K Patients

Rajiv Leventhal, Managing EditorA data breach at Florida-based Health First exposed the personal information of some 42,000 patients, according to various industry media reports this week.

Breaking: The 2019 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program is Open

the Editors of Healthcare InformaticsThe 2019 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards Program is now open for submissions. As always, it’s a great privilege and pleasure for us to sponsor this program.

Wednesday 14th November 2018

Is Big Data the New Moneyball?

Pamela Dixon, Industry VoiceIn Moneyball, the shift from money driving decisions to information driving the decisions upended the World Series and, subsequently, baseball. Big data may similarly upend healthcare.

VA, Cerner Leaders Detail Progress on EHR Implementation, Interoperability Efforts

Heather Landi, Associate EditorThe VA’s new $16-billion-dollar Cerner EHR system will use open APIs and FHIR-based integration to enable interoperability with the private sector, according to a Cerner executive testifying to Congressional leaders.

Olympic Marathons: Performance Improvement Initiatives Help to Power the Long Race

Mark Hagland, Editor-in-ChiefAt a time when providers are being pushed to rework patient care delivery to deliver value, formal performance improvement initiatives are helping to achieve clinical and operational transformation.

Tuesday 13th November 2018

At the Beverly Hills HIT Summit, CIO Tracy Donegan Shares the Story of Her Los Angeles Hospital’s Up-From-the-Ground IT Development

Mark Hagland, Editor-in-ChiefTracy Donegan, CIO of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital, shared with Beverly Hills HIT Summit attendees learnings from the up-from-the-ground construction of its IT foundation

Microsoft Healthcare Rolls Out FHIR Server for Azure

David Raths, Contributing EditorMicrosoft Healthcare has announced the release of an open source project, FHIR Server for Azure, to offer developers access to software that supports the exchange and management of data in the cloud via the FHIR specification.

N.Y. Hospital Conducts Digital Assessments of Patient Interactions

David Raths, Contributing EditorPhysicians at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse, N.Y., are using a mobile app to collect data about hospitalists’ behaviors during patient interactions in order to provide real-time feedback.

EHR Usability Issues Impact Pediatric Patient Safety, Research Finds

Rajiv Leventhal, Managing EditorIn an analysis of 9,000 pediatric patient safety reports from three healthcare organizations, researchers found that 36 percent of the reports were related to EHR usability issues.

Monday 12th November 2018

Veritas Capital, Elliott Management Acquire athenahealth in $5.7B Deal

Heather Landi, Associate EditorPrivate equity firm Veritas Capital and hedge fund Elliott Management are acquiring athenahealth, the Watertown, Massachusetts-based EHR and practice management vendor, for $5.7 billion, according to an announcement released Monday.

New Blockchain Project Sets to Tackle Provider Credentialing

Rajiv Leventhal, Managing EditorA group of five healthcare enterprises are linking up to participate in a distributed ledger program aimed at resolving administrative inefficiencies related to professional credentialing.

Sunday 11th November 2018

At the Beverly Hills HIT Summit, APG’s Crane Offers a Vision of the Future of Medical Care

Mark Hagland, Editor-in-ChiefDon Crane, CEO of APG, a nationwide association of physician groups involved in risk-based contracting, offered HIT Summit attendees a vision of a coordinated care-based future

You Have to Learn to Walk Before You Can Run With Predictive Analytics

David Raths, Contributing EditorThe title of a recent webinar says all you need to know about predictive analytics in healthcare: “Within Sight Yet Out of Reach.”

Friday 9th November 2018

Survey: More Than Half of Healthcare CIOs Lack Strong Trust in Their Data

Heather Landi, Associate EditorFor U.S. healthcare leaders, trusted data is more important than ever, as their organizations migrate from the fee-for-service model to value-based care. However, a recent survey of CIOs found that less than half of healthcare organizations show very strong levels of trust in their data.

GetWellNetwork Acquires HealthLoop

David Raths, Contributing EditorGetWellNetwork, a Bethesda, Md.-based company offering a platform for improving patient engagement, has acquired Silicon Valley startup HealthLoop.

Google Taps Geisinger CEO David Feinberg to Assume Healthcare Leadership Role

Rajiv Leventhal, Managing EditorGeisinger Health System CEO David Feinberg has been tapped by Google to assume a leadership role over its healthcare initiatives.

Thursday 8th November 2018

CMS: 93% of Clinicians Get Positive Payment Adjustments for MIPS Year 1

Rajiv Leventhal, Managing EditorNinety-three percent of MIPS-eligible clinicians received a positive payment adjustment for their performance in 2017, and 95 percent overall avoided a negative payment adjustment.

HHS Secretary Azar: HHS Is Planning New Mandatory Bundled Payment Models

Heather Landi, Associate EditorCMS is revisiting mandatory bundled payment models, possibly for radiation oncology and cardiac care, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, which signals a strategic change in the Trump Administration’s policy about bundled payment initiatives.

The Key to Clinical and Financial Success? Atrius Health President Gives Out His Recipe

Rajiv Leventhal, Managing EditorAtrius Health’s president and CEO, Steven Strongwater, M.D., discusses the organization’s population health initiatives that have led to strong clinical and financial performances.

Hawaii’s HIE Leveraging Technology to Improve Patient Identification

Heather Landi, Associate EditorHawaii Health Information Exchange (HHIE), Hawaii’s state-designated HIE, is taking action to improve patient identification and the accuracy of provider data for enhanced care coordination across the state.


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