Payers and providers looking to reap insights from the health IT systems they've sown will depend on the underlying architecture in the coming third wave of analytics. And one model holds the most promise.
Cloud computing may have finally reached a tipping point within the healthcare realm, according to a soon to be published report, which found that CIOs' perspectives and trust of the model are evolving quickly.
The office said the guidelines are building blocks for those providers who cannot receive EHR incentives but still interact with hospitals and physician practices that do get reimbursed for meaningful use.
Health insurance exchanges require smarter analytics to reduce costs and ensure appropriate interventions. That starts with pulling together non-traditional data sources, tapping mobile technologies, measuring performance and insisting upon transparent BI tools.
In the coming months, the ONC Standards Committee is going to hear updates from workgroups on a variety of software and policy standards for issues like structured data, genomics representation and modular application integration.
Meaningful use, interoperability, user friendliness, not to mention finances; think you’ve got a handle on everything you need to consider as you venture into the digital future? How about the Americans with Disabilities Act?