Data & Insights

Sep 6, 2018
Epic sees global interoperability on its horizon As interoperability becomes a growing focal point for big tech companies looking to enter health care, medical record software company Epic is taking steps toward the same goal, reports Healthcare IT News. At the company's annual Users Group Meeting…
Aug 16, 2018
This is the CEO that health care needs Disruptive CEOs are strategic, innovative, customer-focused and passionate – which does not necessarily jibe with climbing the traditional hierarchy to the C-suite, Modern Healthcare reports. The changing field demands leaders with clinical, management and…
Jul 25, 2018
This brief is the fourth in a series of issue briefs highlighting data from the 2016 AHA Annual Survey Information Technology Supplement for community hospitals collected November 2016 – April 2017. This fourth brief compares the use of health IT by hospitals and health systems that are…
Jul 25, 2018
Hospitals and health systems increasingly use EHRs and other health IT tools to support patient safety and improve care delivery. These tools have varying capabilities, but core functions include capturing clinical information – such as physician and nursing notes, test results, prescriptions, and…
Jul 24, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday launched the Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System, intended to help health care professionals, researchers and policymakers better understand the scope of vision loss, eye disorders and use of eye care services in the United States.…
Jul 19, 2018
Lawrence General Hospital Targets Food Insecurity Where It Counts  With social factors influencing up to 80 percent of health outcomes, hospitals are increasingly working to address the social determinants of patient health by investing in their communities. Lawrence General Hospital is…
Jun 28, 2018
AHA today urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to expand the data it makes available through standard analytic files and to share currently available data on a timelier basis. Specifically, AHA urged the agency to expand the files to include all Medicare Part B carrier and durable…
Jun 28, 2018
The AHA urges the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to expand the data it makes available through standard analytic files and to share currently available data on a timelier basis. The SAFs are a critical resource for researchers and providers working understand current Medicare trends, analyze proposed changes, and formulate new proposals to contain costs and improve outcomes, which will ultimately benefit patients.
Jun 21, 2018
Winning the Battle on Disease Production and High-cost Medical Claims How Genesis Health System Fought Back Against Metabolic Syndrome     Wednesday, August 15, 2018 1 - 2 p.m. Eastern; noon - 1 p.m. Central; 10 - 11 a.m. Pacific   This webinar will cover how a…
Jun 13, 2018
Speakers at last month’s AHA Annual Membership Meeting shared federal and state innovations in health care delivery, and the social supports that best address the mental, physical and social needs for Medicaid populations.   Moderated by AHA board member John Haupert, president and CEO of…