Physicians and electronic health records (EHRs) have a complicated relationship. Here's how physicians feel about interoperability, clinician workflow, and their overall engagement in the technology based on our 2018 survey.
Although 16 states have all-payer claims databases, there's no evidence they have helped lower healthcare costs. Advocates say the databases should empower lawmakers and consumers by providing reliable data.
PCORI will require some researchers to disclose the data they use in their studies so others can recreate them. There are ongoing challenges to making research data more widely available including patient privacy concerns and reluctance by researchers to share their findings.
As public outrage about the nation's high maternal mortality rate grows, so do efforts by hospitals, states and the federal government to improve data collection and work toward solutions.
Healthcare consultants question whether health systems have the data analytics skills necessary to lower the cost of care and improve outcomes through direct contracts with large employers.
Modern Healthcare's Tara Bannow is attending the Healthcare Financial Management Association's annual conference in Las Vegas. Here are some takeaways from presentations and meetings on Tuesday.
HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf says creating actionable information is the key to driving improvement and innovation across the industry.
Mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships are a dominant force in today's healthcare system. These new organizations, however, will not be functionally integrated until their data is integrated. The de facto solution to integrating data is to rip and replace the workflow information systems, such as...
The opioid crisis in the United States has had a widespread impact on all aspects of society. The epidemic extends across multiple delivery points in the health care ecosystem, with no single entity capable of implementing a complete solution. While a holistic approach involving the entire...
The Boston-based health system is the first in the country to make clinical data from its electronic health records publicly available to consumers online.
The healthcare industry notoriously struggles with moving data around. But it's quite successful when it comes to selling clinical and claims data on the secondary market.
Only one-third of hospital leaders surveyed said their facility was highly capable of interoperability even though 98% said it was an important asset in the move to value-based payment in the next three years.