Patient Powered Research Networks partner academic researchers with patients, who help set the research agenda. The networks, working with patient-focused groups, recruit participants and identify concerns for potential studies.
Every first and second year student at NYU Medical School is required to do what's called a "health care by the numbers" project. And it turns out the classes appeal not just to data junkies but also to those who were not already steeped in crunching data.
The results from 2015 Open Enrollment clearly indicated consumers have become comfortable with using the online Marketplace far more quickly than expected and the dynamics of the Marketplace have contributed to this secure feeling.
Fraud prevention is critical to the wellbeing of the entire U.S. healthcare system, and maximized efforts will ultimately need to span payers both public and private for the greatest impact to the system as a whole.
'To achieve interoperability, HIM and HIT professionals must each share their perspectives and determine how to bring the pieces together into a cohesive program that allows information to be used effectively throughout its lifecycle.'
Having struggled with huge Medicaid cost overruns from 2010 through 2013, state lawmakers are looking for a better way to manage it, even though a signature part of the program has won national awards for quality and cost.
"Bringing secure, identity-validated, Direct health information exchange to these federal agencies is a major milestone in this country's journey toward full national interoperability of our health IT systems."