This week’s AI Talk… California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) Last week, Fortune had an in-depth article on a new piece of consumer protection legislation that will become law January 1, […]
Have you ever come home after a long day’s work and after looking in the refrigerator and pantry wondered, “What should I make for dinner?” I have done that quite […]
Michael Keyes, Client Engagement Manager at 3M Health Information Systems, joins State of Reform to discuss using data to improve healthcare.
The Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes—widely known as LOINC—is a standard terminology created to enable a common understanding of laboratory and clinical observations, such as lab tests and results, […]
As a traditional technology leader, it took me a few years to accept the Cloud and its ability to provide the agility of “adding” storage to solve any problem quickly. […]
Sometimes science upends what we think of as common sense. We might believe that a degenerative tear in the meniscus (cartilage in the knee) ought to be fixed. Then some […]
Discussion of five best practices that help Medicaid agencies transition toward value-based care.
One of the things I most enjoy about the team I work with is that we get to ask a lot of questions and then we try to figure out […]
If your organization is like most, you’re well stocked with dashboards that show your organization’s latest performance metrics. Which numbers are up (DNFB and LOS—Boo!), which numbers are down (CDI […]
In my last blog I said that the ICD-10-PCS root operations are not created equal—some are narrowly defined, and some have “wiggle room” in their definitions. By “narrowly defined,” I […]
Find out how technology can help identify & remove waste so the focus can shift to care quality.
When I tell people that I am a Nurse Informaticist, confusion and curiosity usually ensues. Nursing informatics, as defined by the American Nursing Association (ANA), is “a specialty that integrates […]