Four public sector health data networks model the components of a future national health data sharing network, according to the policy journal Health Affairs.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for information on development of a clinical toolkit to help enhance its online assessment of veterans' health risks.
Teams will build models that predict the spread of the Chikungunya virus in the Americas; the tools could be applied to other diseases and inform responses to emergencies.
The 2014 GCN Award winning projects range from a system that streamlined a process for victims of physical abuse to obtain protective orders to a cost-saving mobile app by a self-taught Air Force dev team.
Integrated with several Medicare databases, the Fraud Prevention System uses predictive algorithms and analytics to compare billing patterns against Medicare fee-for-service claims prior to payment.
Developed by the Centers for Disease Control, the Epi Info viral hemorrhagic fever application is getting its first chance to speed contact tracing of everyone exposed to a person with Ebola and to help with the collection and management of data.
A recent report of a successful pilot of interstate behavioral health data exchange by a coalition of states showed that technical and operational barriers remain before such data can be exchanged nationwide.