Healthcare IT

Rucker: We want people to have acces to their medical data on their smartphones.

Rucker spoke with Modern Healthcare information technology reporter Rachel Z. Arndt about how the ONC is responding to the 21st Century Cures Act and about giving patients more control over their health data. meta propertyDr. Donald Rucker heads the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. He previously was an adjunct professor at

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Elly Kleinman on Delivering Skilled Home Health Care – Elly Kleinman Americare

Home care is an array of health and support services provided in homes, retirement communities and other community settings to people with complex and multiple chronic conditions  (heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes) or rehabilitative health care needs. The main goal is to help your loved ones sustain and maintain their quality of life

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Providers Tap Data Lakes to Boost Patient Care

When David Higginson arrived at Phoenix Childrens Hospital to serve as CIO in 2011, the organization analyzed much of its data in silos. Clinicians and staff developed reports using information in the facilitys transactional systems, but the data was not widely available between its disparate departments.Concerned with the lack of information flow, Higginson developed a

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