By Brian Mack – A University of Michigan research project, called the “System for Opioid Overdose Surveillance” (S.O.S.) is leveraging health data from multiple sources to understand the impact of opioid use and abuse.Read More
By Cathy Turner – Honoring Nurses Week – The good news is that these jobs can help improve patient care, while keeping experienced nurses engaged and practicing longer. Here’s a look at some emerging nurse positions that could benefit your organization.
By Lee Horner – The continuity of care is defined as the integration and coordination of medical information and care across a patient’s specific providers and related settings / facilities.
By Teresa Zayas Caban & Kevin Chaney – PMI will advance the nation’s ability to accelerate scientific discovery and improve clinical care through an innovative approach that takes into account individual differences in people’s genes, environments, and lifestyles.
By Christian Kratsas – Care coordination missteps are damaging to providers across the healthcare industry and one huge, overarching mistake is apparent: not enough information is being shared.
By Karen B. DeSalvo – Recently, I spoke at the Bipartisan Policy Center about our vision for the near future where electronic health information is unlocked and securely accessible to achieve better care, smarter spending, and healthier people.
By Robert Rowley MD – A recent study of healthcare organizations showed that most are not prepared to deliver standardized longitudinal care across multiple provider systems. Shared care plans will be the centerpiece of coordinated care delivery, incentivized by the move from fee-for-service to value-based care.
Greenway Health™ announced that its Greenway Prime Suite® customers around the country can now use CommonWell Health Alliance services to exchange clinical information with other participants at no cost.
By Edmund Billings MD – I could understand completely if many behavioral health providers and facilities feel like the proverbial red headed stepchild. All this energy and money poured into improving healthcare through comprehensive information technology (IT) systems and behavioral health is left holding an empty basket.