Intensive care units, seeking to reduce avoidable deaths, can harness big data to identify trends that may increase patient risks, according to the Wall Street Journal.
As the healthcare industry becomes increasingly technology-focused, leaders without a background in tech may find it overwhelming. That's why it's essential they understand several key terms and concepts, according to Managed Healthcare Executive.
There's so much bad news about electronic health records, generally, that it's refreshing to read about some positive developments this week. For one, it looks like health information exchanges (HIEs) are finally coming into their own.
Information blocking, an "underappreciated" problem that has come to the forefront only in recent months, was the target of recent criticism from the president of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Four major medical organizations have echoed the American Medical Association's plea for a two-year grace period that would allow physicians to transition to the new coding system without penalty.
Despite providers' enthusiasm for the potential to get paid for non-face-to-face care-coordination activities, participation in formal chronic care management (CCM) has thus far proven to be too cumbersome for many to be worthwhile.
Blue Shield of California informed members that a software update may have led to a protected health information exposure.
As more personalized healthcare grows, thanks in part to the expanding reach of digital health tools, two emerging business models may take root--"goldminers" and "bartenders," according to a Harvard Business Review report.
Over the past few years, there are few trends that have affected the world of practice management more than hospital employment. The numbers are substantial, with some reports predicting that up to...
Should Joseph Swedish, the CEO who was at the helm of health insurer Anthem when it suffered a historic data breach, be fired?