The federal government is offering $51 million for R&D in metabolomics, as more public health efforts turn to early diagnosis of diabetes and prediabetes as key to preventing and managing the costly illness.
While states such as Louisiana are "trying to move the dial," toward more robust exchange, one official said during a CMS panel Friday, some people "will feel the slow progress is somewhat of a shortcoming."
Healthcare organizations are struggling to find skilled workers, a surprising percentage are putting analytics efforts on a backburner for lack of talent, and that is holding them back from population health management techniques.
Low-budget, quasi-DIY open source EHR software can offer cash-strapped safety net providers fairly good clinical and financial tools. But they can bring hassles, and one FQHC had to ditch its open source when things went awry.
The California HealthCare Foundation examined how data analytics might bolster disease management programs to help payers, providers and patients understand behaviors, health status, risk factors, and treatment. Here's a look at what the study determined.
As organizations build infrastructures to capitalize on big data, providers already have rich stores of small data that can advance care on a personal basis and drive quality improvements and cost reduction within.