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By Brian Levy, MD 07:44 pm October 08, 2015
Actionable data is critical to advancing healthcare's Triple Aim: improving patient experience, population health and costs. Data accuracy for analytics and information sharing must exist to accomplish these goals.
By Sarah Corley, MD 01:31 pm October 08, 2015
With the advent of value-driven models, healthcare organizations are shifting to more holistic patient care model in order to achieve consistent quality and reduce costs.
By Scott Rea 06:27 pm October 07, 2015
Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation aims to eliminate the use of fax for prior-authorizations and audits. Four years later, more than 7,000 Medicare providers use esMD, possibly leading to lagging patient care or redundant, unneeded procedures being performed.
By Rick Kam 02:03 pm October 05, 2015
Most people navigate the World Wide Web via well-known search engines such as Google or Bing. Underneath the publicly accessible web, however, is the "Deep Web," the part of the web that is not indexed by common search engines.
By John Halamka 01:27 pm September 30, 2015
John Halamka, MD, reflects on the difference between confidence and competence.
By Brendan FitzGerald 11:35 am September 30, 2015
Telemedicine is a complex enough market that even a tiny uptick should be seen as encouraging.
By Validic 09:32 am September 29, 2015
(SPONSORED) With such massive, diverse member populations, payers have realized they can no longer rely on simply averaging data from their independent information systems to affect cost and quality of care. They need a more personalized approach to help their members.
By Mike Restuccia 09:34 pm September 28, 2015
Penn Medicine's CIO reflects on IT moving from the basement to the boardroom, increasing vendor participants, engagement with the clinical community and the future point toward which the industry is headed.
By Luke Shulman 03:18 pm September 24, 2015
Meaningful use of analytics to improve quality of care and organizational efficiency is contingent on an accessible user-friendly interface. How can "users" find their way back into the "user experience"?
By Lyn Triffletti 12:55 pm September 23, 2015
Believe it or not, there are 52 possible policies that organizations may need in order to comply with HIPAA. To determine which ones are required, an organization must perform a comprehensive risk assessment and gap analysis.

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