Patient Data

Ending Data Co-Dependency [or, How to Love your Data Again]

Preface Data is critical to everyday processes in healthcare. Data helps tackle operational issues, offers insight into performance, improve quality, safety and standardizes process, and allows us to better understand…

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Challenges with Health Plan Re-accreditation

As NCQA Health Plan re-accreditation quickly approaches for many health plans this year, in addition to ensuring certain areas are accreditation ready, the quality and clinical teams at your health…

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Is Your Population Health IT Platform Optimized?

If you are a Population Health Operations Vice President, Director or Manager, and you’ve had your current population health solution for five years or more does the following ring true…

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MDM Implementations: Steps for Success

What is the most important aspect to address for any successful MDM implementation? For those of us who work closely within client MDM environments, we’d probably all agree that it’s the pre-work that healthcare teams…

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Several major health systems on board for launch of Apple’s electronic health record (EHR) beta app

Quick facts: Health Records section added to Apple’s Health App for iOS mobile devices Several major health systems on board at launch (Penn Medicine, Cerner, and more) Uses FHIR-based integration…

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Improving the Quality, Safety and Effectiveness of Mobile Health Applications

Hopefully not lost among all the headlines on the future of U.S. healthcare, an important collaboration was announced at the end of 2016, the launching of a new group that…

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Using Digital Healthcare to Rethink How We Operate

In my travels across healthcare companies throughout the country, it’s evident that strategists, planners, and product owners are aggressively looking to break through the ice and begin thinking about how…

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The Inevitable Growth of Healthcare and Patient-Related Data

In today’s healthcare landscape, data grows continuously and at ever-increasing speeds, creating new challenges for a challenged industry. There are clear and present drivers, not the least of which is…

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