By Matt Fisher – The increasing polarization of views around different forms of healthcare is placing the privacy of healthcare information in the spotlight. References to HIPAA are littered across social media, regardless of whether the use is accurate or not.Read More
By Steve Yaskin – Today, artificial intelligence does something incredibly powerful but simple – the ability to connect data across the internet and synthesize it faster than a human can. We can type a simple prompt and get answers in near real-time.
By Alex Mugge & Kyle Cobb – An interoperable U.S. healthcare system depends on collaboration across diverse groups inside and outside of government, working in a complex environment toward a common goal. The ONC and CMS play different but complementary roles to advance health data interoperability.
By David Burda – If there’s one thing healthcare is good at, it’s finger-pointing. It’s always someone else’s fault that costs are too high, quality is too low or access is too limited. The same is true with the sharing of patient health data.
By Michael Armstrong – From patient communication to cancer detection, artificial intelligence’s role across healthcare is becoming increasingly more prominent. Although its implementation increases the effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare, AI also raises patient privacy concerns.
By Josh Rubel – From electronic health records to perioperative information systems to supply chain and finance, health systems are swimming in data – but using that data to improve care quality and performance remains a significant challenge.
By Jon-Michael Smith – Hospitals generate an enormous amount of data daily, which can be turned into actionable insights that can better operations, save costs and overall produce better patient outcomes. There are several types of data hospitals should be tracking.
By Lisa-Nicole Sarnowski – The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services released the HHS Strategic Plan for fiscal years 2022-2026, which addresses the complex, multifaceted, and evolving health and human services matters facing our nation including health information exchange.
By Christian Johnson & Vaishali Patel – More and more individuals are using digital data to make informed decisions about their health. Whether it be health information collected by wearable devices or lab test results in a patient portal, individuals can now access, share, and use electronic health data to manage their health needs.