State HIEs come in all shapes and sizes but have one thing in common: To improve the quality, safety and efficiency of health care delivered in their states. Check in on the latest news and updates being reported by these organizations.
In his address at the American Medical Association Interim Meeting, AMA CEO James L. Madara, M.D., outlined the challenges and opportunities present in health data today and the revolutionary opportunity to improve patient care.
By Nick Vennaro - A customer-first, omnichannel experience is reigning supreme across industries. We’ve seen it hold traction for years in telecom, media and entertainment (TME) and oft discussed, but omnichannel has been more slowly applied to other areas, such as healthcare.
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By LCDR Karen Chaves MHS - AHRQ’s 2016 National Quality and Disparities Report showed overall quality of the Nation’s health care continued to improve from 2000 to 2015, but the quality of care was often uneven when measured between racial, ethnic, and income groups.
By Dawn Van Dyke - Over 1.5 million veterans are matched to Community Healthcare Partners making their health information available to VA clinicians for better care coordination with private sector healthcare providers.
By Donna Cusano - Aging2.0 OPTIMIZE, in San Francisco this week, annually attracts the top thinkers and doers in innovation and aging services. It brings together academia, designers, developers, investors, and senior care executives from all over the world to rethink the aging experience.
By Teri Thomas - HIEs are hubs for sharing clinical and administrative data across the boundaries of healthcare organizations and the healthcare community. Unfortunately, many were put in place without experienced leadership and without sustainable business models.
By Rebecca Hafner-Fogarty MD - Healthcare regulation: It’s a challenging, complex, and fascinating thing. And it becomes even more so when new technologies like virtual care are added to the equation.
By Genevieve Morris & Liz Palena Hall - National Health IT Week offers an annual opportunity to promote awareness of the value of health IT and to highlight progress made across the healthcare ecosystem. National Health IT Week took place this year from October 2nd to October 6th.
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