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2490 Articles Matching "data"

Commentary: Hospital-insurer collaborations can reduce readmissions, cut costs

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Provider-payer collaborations, through aligned incentives and leveraging a wealth of data, can achieve better care outcomes at a lower...
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FOTO's CMS-Designated Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) Provides Rehab Therapists Extensive Choice In Measure Selection

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc. (FOTO), a provider of web-based patient outcomes management solutions, risk-adjusted functional assessments, and predictive analytics, is pleased to announce its endorsement as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Servic......
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Nearly 1 in 4 Antibiotic Rx Still Inappropriate in US

Jan 20, 2019 , RxList
Almost one quarter (23.2%) of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions in the United States are inappropriate, according to an analysis of new diagnosis codes and insurance claims data from 19.2 million...
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Rucker, Siddiqui highlight government data sharing initiatives

Jan 19, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Internal data sharing, an exchange framework for HIEs, and support for open APIs are all HHS...
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Three 2019 trends presaged at JP Morgan week

Jan 19, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Social determinants of health, platform plays, and big data were three standout...
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Data Pirates: Patients And Scientist Battle To Liberate Genetic Testing Results

Jan 18, 2019 , Forbes
A small band of patients and a scientist tried to free their existing genetic testing data for cancer research. It was harder than they...
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Venture Volatility: 2018's Banner Year Closed Cautiously For Biotech

Jan 17, 2019 , Forbes
2018 was a gangbuster year for biotech VC-funding into startups, but the year ended with significant downward volatility. Author provides a quick review of the data and things to...
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Do You Really Want Your Insurer Buying You An Apple Watch?

Jan 17, 2019 , Forbes
Apple is currently in talks with private Medicare plan providers to come up with ways to subsidize their watches and get them onto the wrists of senior citizens. But who is looking out for their privacy and will this set a bad precedent for data...
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All of Us enrollees can now share health data from their Fitbit accounts with researchers

Jan 17, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The Fitbit BYOD programĀ is the first digital health initiative launched within the NIH's project to build a longitudinal database of 1 million...
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2018 was hottest year ever recorded for planet's oceans

Jan 17, 2019 , CNN Health
Last year was the hottest for the planet's oceans since global records began in 1958, according to an international team of scientists who track the data. Their findings were published Wednesday in the scientific journal Advances in Atmospheric Sciences....
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HIMSS Analytics sells vendor data business to Definitive Healthcare

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Definitive Healthcare will combine the data from HIMSS Analytics with its existing data...
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Data platform Innovaccer brings in $10M more in funding

Jan 17, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The new money will be put towards growing the company's AI-assisted decision support capabilities and growing its...
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Sports gamblers are getting valuable data from a former NFL doctor who tweets his injury assessments

Jan 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Dr. David Chao, a former doctor for the San Diego Chargers, has become famous for assessing NFL injuries in real...
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The promises of consumer health data dominated CES 2019

Jan 12, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
From on-stage demos to expo floor chit chat, attendees couldn't resist discussing what data collection and analysis could bring to consumer healthcare...
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Fixing the interoperability problem with data science

Jan 12, 2019 , Mobile Health News
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With up to 7.3 million people hit by flu so far this season, scientists search for better vaccine

Jan 12, 2019 , CNN Health
Between 6.2 million and 7.3 million people in the United States have developed the flu this season, according to data released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
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Verma: Chargemaster rule is 'first step' to price transparency

Jan 11, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS is working to improve a new rule requiring hospitals to post chargemaster prices on their websites after experts said the data wouldn't help consumers, Administrator Seema Verma said...
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Drug overdose deaths skyrocketed among women

Jan 11, 2019 , CNN Health
As America continues to combat its opioid epidemic, the rate of deaths from drug overdoses among women has soared in recent years, according to new data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report....
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Philips launches app-based hub for its senior caretaking products

Jan 11, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Alongside device support, the Philips Cares app offers caretakers shared reminders, access to emergency services and data analysis...
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Balanced Diet, Exercise May Not Prevent Gestational Diabetes

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
It may be time to reconsider the conventional wisdom for preventing gestational diabetes: limiting weight gain and increasing physical activity. "Our data suggest that in pregnancy, energy balance -- the calories consumed versus the calories burned -- may not determine the development of gestationa......
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