The health information exchange model is metamorphosing from its initial phase of Direct secure messaging and patient look-up toward a new age of value-added services that one HIE director believes "will have a profound effect on healthcare," quality across America.
The agencies are harnessing health technologies to improve doctor-patient interaction by reaching patients – and their health problems – right where they reside. Here’s how they plan to transform that from buzzword into better care.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a draft road map for cloud computing that includes a list of high-priority needs designed to "accelerate U.S. government adoption" and to foster innovation.
Taconic IPA's Dr. John Blair discusses putting in place the technical tools and practice procedures as the first step toward more effective and coordinated patient care, in the first of a two-part series.
In the final episode of his six-part series on bolstering public health with big data, Roger Foster looks toward big data's promise of preventing health conditions, and outlines some of the challenges, notably the need for data scientists.
As the National Institutes of Health sees its budget cut 5 percent by federal sequester, the biomedical research community says Congress's inaction threatens to delay medical innovations and critical public health monitoring.