The challenges to achieving semantic interoperability transcend the technical, as there are cultural, social, policy and economic barriers to data sharing.
We asked readers to vote for up to 10 innovations. These are the 25 that garnered the most votes, including storefront healthcare, bionic limbs and primary-care access.
Acting CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt, Cambia Health Solutions CEO Mark Ganz and AHIP CEO Marilynn Tavenner say consumerism, teamwork and value will transform healthcare payment.
Virginia Mason Health System CEO Dr. Gary Kaplan, Jefferson College of Population Health Dean Dr. David Nash and Women's Hospital CEO Christina Ryan say the healthcare jobs of the future will be shaped by the demands of quality and safety, work-life balance and managing population health.
ONC head Dr. Karen DeSalvo, Castlight Health CEO Dr. Giovanni Colella and Cleveland Clinic CEO Dr. Toby Cosgrove hold out hope that innovation can overcome hurdles like poor interoperability and the limits of clinical science to make healthcare better and less expensive for patients and consumers.
American Hospital Association CEO Rick Pollack, Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO Dr. James Weinstein and National Patient Safety Foundation CEO Dr. Tejal Gandhi lay out the changes and challenges ahead for healthcare providers in the coming decades.
The great inversion of medicine, with its roots just starting to take hold now, will have been fully achieved over the next few decades.
With the federal government spending tens of billions of dollars to push healthcare providers to install electronic health record systems, health information technology has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare industry for most of the past decade.
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Mega-mergers by commercial insurers are prompting mergers by hospitals and creating an arms race that is not improving the cost of care for consumers.The real secret weapon is big data, which is still years away from being properly harnessed and shared among providers so they can manage the health...
The American Society of Clinical Oncology has expanded its cancer treatment outcomes program to 58 physician practices across the country.
Commentary: Medicare's 'big data' tools to fight and prevent fraud yield over $1.5 billion in savings
Taking “big data” mainstream has given the CMS the ability to better connect with public and private predictive analytics experts and data scientists, as well as collaborate more closely with law enforcement.