Healthcare organizations have allocated significant energy and investment to prepare for Tuesday's historic launch of the health insurance exchanges -- and now they face a slew of anxiety-laden questions concerning the practicalities of HIXs.
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.
Legislated coverage requirements and the uncertainty around population health risks may result in accuracies after the Jan 1, 2014 go-live date for HIXs. Here are the areas organizations should direct their efforts toward today.
The future of affordable care depends on advancing big data for bending the cost curve and improving quality of care. Exposing the black box provides insights and visibility that will shape best practices, remove waste, streamline algorithms, all to improve outcomes.
After congratulating the President on reelection, American Medical Association president Jeremy Lazarus said his group will work with Obama and Congress to avoid the 27 percent reimbursement cut aimed at physicians treating Medicare patients.
ONC head, speaking at a Bipartisan Policy Center event on Wednesday, points to a triptych of accomplishments and realities that give reason to believe the best days of medicine are ahead of us. And there's urgency that they all happen together.