By Robert Kowalik – Hospitals face countless logistics, compliance, and safety hurdles every day. Expensive equipment goes missing or maintenance schedules delayed in searching for assets. Patients and visitors get lost trying to navigate a hospital’s corridors. The post IoT: A Better Healthcare Identification Strategy appeared first on Health Data Answers.
By Gopal Khanna – When I look ahead to 2019, I have no doubt that AHRQ will continue to identify and tackle some of the most pressing challenges in healthcare. The post AHRQ in 2018: Laying Essential Groundwork for Improved Healthcare Quality, Better Value appeared first on RCM Answers.
Harlow on Healthcare episode NOW on Demand. Host David Harlow talks with Anand Oswal, Senior Vice President for Cisco’s enterprise networking business. The post Anand Oswal, SVP at Cisco, on Building a Better Network – Harlow On Healthcare appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
Harlow on Healthcare episode NOW on Demand. Host David Harlow talks with Peter Neumann, Director of the Center for the Evaluation of Value & Risk in Health at the Institute for Clinical Research & Health Policy Studies at Tufts Medical Center, and is a professor of medicine at the Tufts University School of Medicine. The […]
Heard on the Hill: AHIMA and AMIA Call for Better Patient Access to Health Information in Congressional Briefing
By Rita Bowen – On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, I visited Capitol Hill with colleagues from AHIMA and the AMIA to address challenges around patient access to health information and to propose ways to modernize HIPAA to better support patient care. The post Heard on the Hill: AHIMA and AMIA Call for Better Patient Access […]
By Seema Verma – Between 2013 and 2016, Federal spending on Medicaid grew by over $ 100 billion. The program is often the first or second largest line item in state budgets. The post Better Data Will Serve as the Foundation in Modernizing the Medicaid Program appeared first on Health Data Answers.
By William A. Hyman – I listened to an interesting webinar that was promoted here on the ABCs of the QPP: Understanding the Proposed 2019 QPP Rule. One thing that was reinforced to me was that scoring schemes are inherently arbitrary and subject to manipulation. The post How to Get Better While Being the Same […]
By Bruce Greenstein & Mona Siddiqui – HHS Idea Lab is going to Health Datapalooza this year looking for ideas: What would you like to see improved on HealthData.gov? How can we meaningfully engage with researchers and entrepreneurs to understand what is needed and important on HealthData.gov? The post Connecting Data for better insights at […]
By Kayla Matthews – Clutter, general disorganization and fragmented systems are never good. But in the medical industry — which happens to be wrought with these issues — it’s more than just bad. It’s damaging and downright dangerous. The post How Better Data Management Improves Healthcare Practices appeared first on Health Data Answers.
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