By David Bennett – Many of the nation’s statewide HIEs have struggled for sustainability since the early 2000s – but not in Nebraska. The Cornhusker State has seen great success with its efforts to connect health systems, physician offices, and public health entities.Read More
By Tracy Okubo & Kenneth Mandl – Because of advances in interoperability, it’s becoming increasingly common for people and their healthcare providers to access and share information from EHRs using apps.
By Summer Humphreys – Patient health hasn’t been the only thing that was hit hard (and continues to feel residual effects) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Numerous reports have shown that healthcare organization revenue also suffered dramatically since mid-March.
By Elizabeth Marshall MD, MBA – It’s been a slow evolution, but Americans have finally begun to appreciate that patient health depends on much more than the healthcare that patients receive, with non-clinical factors such as social determinants of health (SDoH) playing a critical role.
By Dr. Kevin Keck – Healthcare organizations are looking to tap into the potential value of social determinants of health (SDoH) data. Using this data, companies can identify previously unaddressed gaps in care, the most effective communication channels, and…
As a former Medicaid commissioner for the Commonwealth of Kentucky serving under both Democratic and Republican administrations, and against the backdrop of significant cuts to Medicaid in President Trump’s proposed fiscal 2020 budget, I have three clear takeaways from last month’s State Healthcare IT Connect Summit.
New Dr. Nick: The Incrementalist Episode NOW on Demand with host Dr. Nick and guest Joshua Scalar, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer for BioIQ where they are working to seamlessly connect people to preventative health testing by removing the friction from the system.
Nebraska’s HIE, the Nebraska Health Information Initiative, has taken a crucial step in becoming the source for population health data for Nebraska providers by deploying a strong patient identity matching strategy.
By David Hom – Employers of all kinds, particularly those who have a high percentage of employees with chronic conditions, often struggle to determine which health benefits will support their efforts to maintain a healthy workforce.