By Monica Bolbjerg MD – Most health IT solutions today focus on improving the workflows and efficiency of healthcare providers. But what about the pivotal role that patients play in achieving improved health outcomes? What happens in the patient journey during the long stretches between onsite visits?
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The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of March that we think deserve sharing again.
By Dan Miller, MS & Mike Furukawa, PhD – When AHRQ launched its Compendium of U.S. Health Systems in 2017, we understood this groundbreaking resource would mature in ways that would provide new and unique information about trends in the Nation’s healthcare systems.
By Matt Dumas – There is a perfect storm brewing in healthcare with trends that have combined to form tailwinds that are now poised to drive massive expansion in the home healthcare market.
By William Hersh MD – Data Science is a broad field that intersects many other fields within and outside of biomedicine and health, including biomedical informatics. Data science is certainly an important component of research and educational programs in…
By Arshad Noor – The healthcare industry has a huge responsibility when it comes to information security and protecting sensitive PHI while abiding by its “duty of care” principles. However, the industry continues to suffer large data breaches despite…
By Art Gross – Healthcare breaches are incredibly difficult for organizations to deal with. Repercussions of a data breach vary greatly depending on what caused the breach to begin with. For example, there’s the struggle of getting your organization back up and running, determining the…
New Dr. Nick: The Incrementalist Episode NOW on Demand with host Dr. Nick and guest Dr. Clay Johnston, MD, PhD, Dean, Dell Medical School and Vice President for Medical Affairs, UT Austin.
By Waver Hickerson – When I graduated from college and became a C programmer for NCR Corporation, IT developers were isolated from our systems’ end users by several layers of company teams.
By Matt Fisher – If an organization is involved in healthcare, whether as a provider, facility, consultant, vendor or in almost any other capacity, it is highly likely that HIPAA applies to internal operations and relationships with other parties.
By Jeffrey Brady MD, MPH – As a physician, I know that when patients and caregivers ask questions, it helps them be more fully engaged as part of their own healthcare teams.
By Art Gross – Rush University Medical Center is feeling the impact of a breach they themselves did not cause. A third-party vendor is responsible for compromised personal information of 45,000 patients of Rush Medical.
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