By Kayla Matthews – The connected devices comprising the Internet of Things (IoT) span industries ranging from transportation to marketing. Many applications streamline operations and change the ways people get things done.Read More
By John D’Amore – Back in the first century AD, the Roman orator Quintilian aptly characterized communication of health information as it should be in the 21st century: “One should not aim at being possible to understand but at being impossible to misunderstand.”
By Bob McNellis MPH, PA – If a fresh idea shows promise, it’s often worth repeating. When it comes to AHRQ’s EvidenceNOW, we’ve concluded the success is worth expanding.
By Peyman Zand – Healthcare’s digital transformation and the need to meet patients’ consumer-driven expectations is forcing organizations to re-evaluate their core IT infrastructure, applications and data architectures.
By Kurt Stoever – In an information-laden world, healthcare still stands as one of the globe’s most data-intensive industries. In fact, UNC Charlotte’s Health Informatics and Analytics Data Science Initiative reports that up to 30 percent of the world’s stored data is healthcare-generated.
By Gopal Khanna MBA – Recently in his State of the Department speech, HHS Secretary Alex Azar talked about the importance of using markets to put patients at the center of healthcare to deliver more affordable care and better health for every American.
By Jeffrey Brown – The evolution of electronic claim payments in healthcare continues, with nearly two-in-three providers embracing electronic funds transfer (EFT). In an increasingly competitive landscape, many health plans are finding they need to…
By Daniel Cidon – Discussion around unique patient identifiers took center stage during the 2020 ONC annual meeting in Washington D.C. recently. Consensus among panelists, which included a diverse range of industry stakeholders, was that…
By Doreen DeGroff – January 2021 is rapidly approaching for hospitals and providers to meet the Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) program deadline yet many organizations are reporting that the AUC implementation is proving to be more complex than…