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Rural Hospitals Need More Funding for Broadband and Telehealth

The American Hospital Association said rural healthcare entities need more federal funding for technological infrastructure as basic as broadband connectivity, reimbursement for virtual visits and the means to conduct remote patient monitoring. 

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An ACO story: How calculated risk is paying off (Allscripts)

CCHC offers a great example of how to succeed with value-based care. When evaluating its progress against the framework commonly known as the Triple Aim, its achievements are even more impressive.

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Sharing Behavioral Health Information Amid the Opioid Crisis

A new issue brief prepared in collaboration with the eHealth Initiative and Foundation addresses the role of electronic prescribing of controlled substances; regulatory and legislative obstacles, including 42 Code of Federal Regulations Part 2; the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act; and the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, and aims to provide potential solutions for tackling the opioid crisis.

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KHIN Finds a New Approach To Using Clinical Data Standards To Measure Quality

Value-based payment for care requires the consistent, objective calculation of care quality. Previous initiatives to calculate ambulatory quality measures have relied on billing data or individual electronic health records (EHRs) to calculate and report performance. New methods for quality measure calculation promoted by federal regulations allow qualified clinical data registries to report quality outcomes based on data aggregated across facilities and EHRs using interoperability standards.

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Why AI Isn't About Disruption

CCDS partnered with GE Healthcare to bring AI to healthcare. Since the announcement, Dr. Michalski’s team has quadrupled in size, and together with GE Healthcare they have begun building smart devices and a number of “solution suites” targeted at specific care pathways, like neurology and stroke.

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A Big Imagination Produces Amazing Results from the OhioHealth Digital Solutions Team

OhioHealth dicusses the "Digital Experience." Ohio Health's engineering shop creates some of the really cool and impactful consumer experiences that healthcare customers need to see today. Their digital laboratory uses 21st century technology and ideas to make patients lives easier. 

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Closing Keynote will Examine Future of Health Care Delivery Systems in a Digital World

Zipnosis examines the success of health care delivery systems is a telling sign of the new age of health care consumerism. Now, digital health options are further enabling the transformation of passive patients into savvy health care consumers. 

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New Medicare Advantage Rules Hold Big Potential for Pop Health

The focus on social determinants of health and population health management is part of the broader shift to value-based care and reimbursement. Some providers, payers and employers already offer wellness and prevention programs or free rides to cut down on patient no-shows.

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Results From the LexisNexis Health Care Roundtable Discussion with 30 High-Level HealthCare Executives.

LexisNexis Health Care assembled a group of about 30 high-level healthcare executives to find out what hospital technology and data-related issues keep them up at night. The participants were Vice Presidents and Chief Information Officers from hospitals, nursing homes and health plans of varying sizes and from various cities across the country

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Johnson & Johnson Institute Adds Analytics-Based Learning Platform to Help Surgeons Improve Technical Clinical Outcomes

A new digital learning capability now available from the Johnson & Johnson Institute, a world leader in professional education, provides hospitals and surgeons across a range of specialties with an unprecedented ability to assess and enhance technical skills in robotic, laparoscopic and open surgery with the goal of improving outcomes and reducing costs.

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