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.
They get one year to solve complex problems. And then, whether they fail or succeed wildly, the HHSentrepreneurs such as Zac Jiwa and his brethren are cut loose. Jiwa discusses the obstacles and opportunities.
Amid state and federal probes into possible conflicts of interest in the 2012 contract award, CNSI is suing the Louisiana health department and arguing that the termination is costing taxpayers millions in the long-run.
Bob Brown and Steven Waldren, MD, outline the goals and the need for their joint effort, the Cure Project. The gist: Harness the healthcare community to define what IT functions various care settings need to the benefit of both providers and vendors. Just don't get hung up on what the technologies are called.
HIE research aims to help with technical and business skills for query-based exchange, push notification and subscription services, provider directories, master data management and consumer engagement.
Google knows more about you than your mom, privacy needs to be redefined and HIPAA is a weak baseline, said Deborah Peel, MD, founder of the group Patient Privacy Rights, in an interview on all things privacy and Big Data.
At the recent Dell World conference I had the opportunity to try out a slew of new Windows 8 devices. I was struck by how many potential healthcare applications this new platform and the mobile devices it has spawned will be available.
Adopting the cloud in health is not so much a question of “if” anymore as it is a question of “when”. With all the confusion over the many cloud productivity solutions in the market, how do you align your decision around what matters most to your healthcare organization? The five things you need to know when moving to cloud productivity checklist provides five key considerations health organizations should look for in a cloud solutions provider.
Northern Ireland's health minister will be in Boston with dozens of other European health leaders this week, and he's hoping to build the province's tech reputation and talking of some of his agency's IT and mobile health initiatives.
The iHAP platform, currently in development, will enable agencies to glean insights from disparate data sources and use scientific and technical metrics with the goal of improving care and lowering costs.
-Orion Health, the leader in health information exchange (HIE) and healthcare integration solutions, and the North Carolina Health Information Exchange (NC HIE), today announced that NC HIE has expanded the reach and capabilities of the statewide HIE with the implementation of Orion Health Direct Secure Messaging, a secure communications network that will provide healthcare organizations throughout the state with an additional means of safely sharing health data between physicians and facilities. The success marks the latest milestone for NC HIE’s development of a robust exchange that connects providers, hospitals and public health departments throughout North Carolina. NC HIE already relies on Orion Health HIE, powered by Orion Health Rhapsody Integration Engine, Clinical Data Repository and Clinical Portal, as the technology backbone for the statewide exchange.