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Precision medicine may, or may not, improve population health
August 27, 2016 AT 4:42 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
One reason why precision medicine could work against better population health is that the next generation of health scientists may see the world through “an individualist lens,” as opposed to focusing on populations. READ MORE
Doctors and patients a long way from agreement on key healthcare issues
August 26, 2016 AT 4:36 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Among other places, the study found discrepancies between patients and clinicians regarding a patient’s willingness to shop for healthcare. READ MORE
Early ACO progress reports fuel long-term debates
August 25, 2016 AT 4:37 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
Critics say the ACO model has accelerated the trend of hospitals acquiring physician practices, enhancing their market power and resulting in sharp price increases across markets with monopoly hospitals. READ MORE
Interoperability can’t be measured if it can’t be defined
August 24, 2016 AT 4:38 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
KLAS Research has formed an interoperability advisory team of providers and EHR vendors last year to create measurement standards for interoperability and plans to publish these standards in September. READ MORE
IT security questions every hospital board member should know
August 23, 2016 AT 4:39 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
For leaders to make informed decisions about their organization’s security measures, says one security executive, they need to ask specific questions. READ MORE
August 19, 2016 AT 3:48 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
By leveraging the PHIT Maturity Index, public health officials can measure their departments’ progress in using IT to support their respective missions. READ MORE
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August 19, 2016 AT 3:47 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
No matter who wins the presidential election, the healthcare sector will maintain its focus on decreasing costs and increasing quality of care for value-based reimbursement. READ MORE
August 18, 2016 AT 3:46 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
After an ACO determines which patients could be targeted for improving their health, it also needs to find a way to provide financial incentives to those patients. READ MORE
August 16, 2016 AT 3:45 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
The research team encouraged providers to use the new data to enhance their patient portal adoption efforts. READ MORE
August 15, 2016 AT 3:53 AM | Jeff Rowe, Editor, Future Care
The report comes in advance of the October 25th opening of the Cybersecurity Hub at the HIMSS Innovation Center in Cleveland. READ MORE