Analytics

InterSystems trade show desk
By Mike Miliard 08:30 am November 24, 2020
The FHIR R4 APIs in version 2020.2 of the platform will enable broader access to provider, payer and pharmacy benefits data – and can help boost compliance with upcoming interoperability and patient access rules, the company says.
By Jeff Lagasse 05:13 pm November 19, 2020
Automating risk stratification kept patients out of the ER, giving financial incentive to move to an alternative payment model.
By Jeff Lagasse 05:13 pm November 18, 2020
The system's digital transformation achieved Stage 7 designation from the HIMSS Analytics Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity.
Change Healthcare sign at trade show
By Mike Miliard 03:46 pm November 16, 2020
Social Determinants of Health Analytics is meant as a resource to help health systems plan for and implement community programs as part of their population health management efforts.
A doctor stands with a tablet in hand
By Kat Jercich 02:55 pm November 13, 2020
A report on interoperability this week gave high marks for how those vendors handle outside data, progress notes workflow and other key usability metrics.
Mount Sinai Health System
By Mike Miliard 11:31 am November 13, 2020
Researchers say the new tools, developed using EHR data from the pandemic's first wave, can forecast short- and medium-term risks for patients over the course of their hospitalizations.
Two people wearing masks and scrubs stand outside a COVID-19 patient's room

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By Kat Jercich 09:11 am November 12, 2020
Ed Simcox, who left HHS in February, says it's time to create an information-sharing system that leverages modern technologies – before the next crisis hits.
By Mike Miliard 04:43 pm November 03, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has led to major leaps forward for telehealth, decision support and more, says Hal Wolf – but big work remains on interoperability, patient ID, social determinants and other building blocks of population health.  
Person wearing a mask and goggles in a hospital corridor
By Kat Jercich 12:38 pm November 03, 2020
Clinical decision support and hospital resource-management are particularly important as patient numbers begin to increase again, two new JAMA studies show.
A person in a hoodie rests forehead in hand, looking anxious

 

By Kat Jercich 01:53 pm October 29, 2020
A new report from the Center for Health Information and Analysis examines the readmission patterns for patients discharged from Massachusetts acute care hospitals.