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Commodity Data Analytics For Health Care

Analytics are expensive and labor intensive; we need them to be routine and ubiquitous. I complained earlier this year that analytics are hard for health care providers to muster because there’s a shortage of analysts and because every data-driven decision takes huge expertise.

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IBM and Epic Form Advisory Group as Part of Department of Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization Bid

Press Release | IBM, Epic Systems | January 8, 2015

IBM today announced that its bid for the Department of Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization (DHMSM) contract includes the formation of a Military Health System (MHS) Advisory Group made up of industry experts, including veterans, with firsthand experience in some of the biggest and most successful Electronic Health Record (EHR) implementations.

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Increasing Transparency, Activating Patients: The Case For Open Medical Notes

Glenn D. Steele Jr. | RWJF | October 11, 2012

A group of health leaders, consumer advocates, and medical professionals are gathering in Washington, D.C., today to advance a simple idea that I see as transformational—having doctors make medical notes available to their patients so they can become more engaged in their care. Read More »

Why The Private Sector Lags VA In Telehealth

Ken Terry | Information Week | August 5, 2013

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has long been ahead of the private sector in health IT. Its VistA electronic health record (EHR) system, for example, was in use throughout the VA's hospitals and ambulatory clinics long before non-VA providers began to adopt EHRs en masse in the past few years. And as recent VA figures show, the department has also left the private sector in the dust in the area of telehealth. Read More »