When we talk about healthcare data, the focus is primarily on data analytics: usage, analysis, and predictive modeling to drive decisions and actions. We need more emphasis on data integrity, but how do we make it happen?
The ever-changing environment of healthcare requires a lifelong learning strategy for HIM professionals. Realigning your goals and objectives to direct some self-study and continuing education efforts in the data analytics direction can make a big difference.
As part 2 of 2, this blog post highlights the costs associated with hospital, physician, and prescription drug spending and life expectancy in the US.
One point of data means nothing if it can’t be compared to a benchmark. This post includes some important health statistics and facts to remember as you begin planning for 2017.
With the proliferation of biomedical research “megaprojects,” we are collecting massive amounts of data that present a challenge to the scientists who seek to make sense of and harness that data.