Tag Archives: data

Why prospective data analysis has much potential for good

I’ve noticed an emerging trend in social determinants of health conversations. On the payer side, payers are less interested in “what” constitutes social determinants-related activity and how much is invested in said activities. Rather, payers are increasingly interested in measuring and enabling the effectiveness of SDOH initiatives to improve people’s health status. Providers, on the… Read More »

Concern for security of data in the cloud worries IT execs

Even as healthcare organizations contemplate moving more computing functions to the cloud, IT execs question the security of their data. A survey from the Cloud Security Alliance, which works to ensure a secure cloud computing environment, found 69 percent of respondent organizations are migrating data for enterprise resource planning applications to the cloud, with nearly… Read More »

ONC to Congress: Room for improvement in data sharing

Dive Brief: Despite widespread EHR adoption, providers, patients and payers still face significant hurdles in accessing and sharing data, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology says in its latest progress report to Congress. The 22-page report, released this week, covers the timeframe of November 2016 through October 2018. Ongoing barriers to seamless… Read More »