HIMSSCast: ACA Community Health Needs Assessments – data challenges and solutions

HIMSSCast: ACA Community Health Needs Assessments – data challenges and solutions

In this HIMSSCast podcast, the discussion centers on the data challenges that have accompanied the Affordable Care Act’s Community Health Needs Assessments and hospitals’ improvement strategies. The guest is Michael A. Stoto, PhD, professor emeritus in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the School of Health at Georgetown University. Like what you hear? Subscribe … Read more

HIMSSCast: California’s work toward statewide health data exchange

HIMSSCast: California's work toward statewide health data exchange

California is a very big state and boasts some of the world’s biggest and most leading-edge health systems. Because of its size, however, the Golden State’s health information exchange ecosystem is often fragmented and siloed, with many regional HIEs serving providers in their nearby footprint. healthcare organizations In July 2021, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed bill … Read more

HIMSSCast: How digital tools are helping ensuring diversity in clinical trials

HIMSSCast: How digital tools are helping ensuring diversity in clinical trials

Vibrent Health CEO Praduman “PJ” Jain, who also serves as principal investigator of the NIH All of Us Research Program’s Participant Technology Systems Center, joined Healthcare IT News Executive Editor Mike Miliard to talk about the All of Us program, why his company is working with NIH on the initiative, how to ensuring clinical trials … Read more

HIMSSCast: Using EHRs to confront the opioid crisis

HIMSSCast: Using EHRs to confront the opioid crisis

Electronic health records systems are at the core of health IT. They are essential tools in the delivery of healthcare. Further, they can be used to help solve complex healthcare problems. This HIMSSCast podcast focuses on how EHRs can be used to fight the opioid crisis in the United States. The guest is David Bucciferro, … Read more