data mining

CMS updates data mining rule to enrich patient careCMS finalized new rules that aim to enrich the Qualified Entity Program by expanding access to analyses and data that will help providers, employers, and others make more informed decisions about care delivery and quality improvement.
Big data presents opportunities
Big data presents opportunitiesEMRs provide a rich source of data points on human health, but interconnectivity remains a hurdle to harnessing the power.
How to use big data to treat and manage diseases
How to use big data to treat and manage diseasesPrecision medicine appears to be the future of healthcare and the use of big data is proving to be invaluable in achieving this goal. The vast amounts of molecular and other valuable data currently being collected at huge databases and used to create personalized medicine is part of a grand and inevitable formula to revolutionize modern medicine.
How expanded data access will affect health plansThe Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act will expand the availability of Medicare data. Here's how that could impact the industry.
Using data analytics to effectively manage populationsAn active population health management program is key to improving performance, and it needs big data engagement analytics if it’s going to succeed.
Mining EHR data for quality improvementMany physicians doubt that electronic health records (EHRs) improve the quality of care. But relatively few practices are mining their EHR data to see how well they’re doing or to update their care delivery processes.
Improve virtual communications and collaboration with cloud computingBe mindful of data breaches with cloud-based systems
With big data too much is never enoughMeanwhile, the data collected isn't exactly in the right format for secondary use
Use self-audits to uncover, correct coding issuesThis month's question focuses on what to do when you receive analyses from your payers. Find out the answer to this pressing coding question.