Data

Mar 25, 2021
Learn how hospital and health system leaders such as Neil Gomes, system senior vice president of digital and human experiences at CommonSpirit Health, are synthesizing and applying consumer experience data insights for improved patient loyalty and outcomes. 
Mar 25, 2021
Though most hospitals and health systems are collecting patient demographic data, by using layers of additional data sets, investigating patterns in health disparities, tailoring interventions and aligning priorities with identified community needs, organizations can advance health equity, writes…
Feb 20, 2021
Explore how technology can help build a comprehensive profile of the markets you serve across multiple data sources
Feb 2, 2021
A new report, “Leveraging Data for Health Innovation,” from the AHA Center for Health Innovation explores the trend of hospitals and health systems finding new ways to glean actionable insights from their data and provides a blueprint for leading a data-driven organization. It explores the…
Dec 10, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services updated its guidance to hospitals on the reporting of COVID-19-related data.
Nov 25, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a final rule amending the Department of Health and Human Services’ Risk Adjustment Data Validation program, which validates the data that health insurers submit to HHS to determine risk adjustments based on the individuals they enroll.
Nov 12, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will not update the overall hospital quality star ratings at Hospital Compare in January to allow time to review public comment and finalize proposed changes to the star ratings methodology, the agency announced.
May 29, 2020
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit affirmed a district court decision dismissing a False Claims Act lawsuit brought by data analysis company Integra Med Analytics against Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health for allegedly using inflated codes to bill Medicare.
Apr 22, 2020
The Health Resources and Service Administration announced that the National Practitioner Data Bank will reimburse entities that conducted queries (one-time and continuous) via query credits, retroactive to March 1, 2020, and lasting through May 31.
Mar 9, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services finalized rules to promote electronic health information exchange.