The Department of Health and Human Services’ “A Bill You Can Understand” challenge would create a simpler invoice and improve patients’ experience with the overall medical billing process.
In states where physicians are required to use monitoring systems, overall opioid prescribing has plummeted, as have drug-related hospitalizations and overdose deaths.
Without a solid grasp of what data is being mined, knowledge of its accuracy and why and how it is being mined, big data can end up causing more problems than it solves.
When a public health crisis emerges, real-time data ensures policymakers can tailor solutions to the root causes.
Lockheed Martin is expanding its expanding its data security role in the Million Veteran Program as it helps build one of the world’s largest genomic databases.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ new interactive map visualizes geographic disparities in chronic disease among Medicare beneficiaries.
The nEmesis app improves health inspection outcomes by connecting tweets related to food poisoning to likely hot spots.