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Hospitals, Nursing Facilities Lack Health Data Sharing Infrastructure

January 14, 2019 - Lack of robust health data-sharing infrastructure between hospitals and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) is a key reason for poor hospital-to-SNF transitions for patients, resulting in missing, delayed or difficult-to-use information received by the SNF facilities, according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Managed Care. Greater than four million Medicare...


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AMIA Backs NIH’s Plan to Revise Health Data Management Policy

by Fred Donovan

AMIA is supporting development of a new health data management and sharing policy for research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the group said in an Dec. 10 comment letter. The trade association for healthcare...

Aetna, Ascension Sign On To Healthcare Blockchain Alliance

by Fred Donovan

Aetna, a health insurance subsidiary of CVS Health, and Ascension, a St. Louis-based nonprofit health system, have agreed to join the Synaptic Health Alliance, a healthcare blockchain group formed to apply blockchain technology to...

GE Unveils Edison Healthcare Artificial Intelligence Platform

by Fred Donovan

GE Healthcare has unveiled its Edison healthcare artificial intelligence platform designed to connect data on millions of medical imaging devices. The company said that clinical partners will be able to use Edison to develop algorithms...

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