CMS released a Request for Information seeking public input on the concept of CMS creating a directory with information on health care providers and services or a “National Directory of Healthcare Providers and Services”.Read More
By Andy Aroditis – Inaccurate patient identification is not only a major impediment to interoperability and patient safety, but a massive burden financially—costing the U.S. healthcare system over $6 billion annually.
By William Hersh MD – Earlier this year, I submitted a response to a NIH Request for Information on a draft of their Strategic Plan for Data Science. My main concern was that while there was nothing in the report I did not agree with, I believed there needed to be more attention to the science of data science.
CMS issued proposed updates to Medicare payment policies and rates under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System, as well as a Request for Information to solicit feedback on ways to better achieve interoperability.
By William Hersh MD – The National Institutes of Health, the premiere biomedical research organization in the US (and the world), has issued a Request for Information that solicits input for their draft Strategic Plan for Data Science.
By William Hersh MD – The NLM recently posted a RFI asking for comment on promising directions and opportunities for next-generation data science challenges in health and biomedicine. This blog posting lists the questions posed and my responses to them.
By William Hyman – CDS software is a subject of ongoing interest. Such systems have the theoretical potential to improve patient care by advising treaters on a variety of issues from the relatively mundane (flu shots) to big data based diagnostic prowess.
By William Hersh – Under the leadership of its new Director, Patricia Brennan, PhD, RN, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is undertaking a strategic planning process to develop goals and priorities for the NLM going forward.
On April 8, 2016 the ONC issued a Request for Information – Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; Medicare Access and CHIP…