The Rise of Healthcare Data Visualization
Dec21

The Rise of Healthcare Data Visualization

The scale of healthcare data has grown tremendously in recent years, increasing the need to present that data in ways that are more understandable and insightful.

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ONC’s Patient Demographic Data Quality Framework Endorses AHIMA’s IGAM
Dec21

ONC’s Patient Demographic Data Quality Framework Endorses AHIMA’s IGAM

AHIMA’s Information Governance Adoption Model™ (IGAM) has been cited in the ONC’s Patient Demographic Data Quality Framework as a resource that provides useful implementation guidance for data governance in the areas of data modeling, data mapping, data audit, data quality controls, data quality management, data architecture, and data dictionaries.

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Cooperate—“Or Else”
Dec19

Cooperate—“Or Else”

The duty of parties in civil actions to “meet-and-confer”—in essence, to cooperate—continues throughout discovery. Unfortunately, cooperation is sometimes lacking.

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VA Has Spent Over $1 Billion on EHR Efforts

The Department of Veterans Affairs has spent over $1.1 billion on 138 contractors between 2011 and 2016 in the quest to modernize its EHR system, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.

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FCC Repeals Net Neutrality Regulations Despite Healthcare Industry Concerns

Healthcare industry stakeholders are voicing concern regarding the FCC’s repeal of “net neutrality” regulations, noting that smaller organizations and vendors may not be able to compete with larger entities.

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