Did you have a chance to check out the latest healthcare IT news stories around the Web? We’ve captured the top industry news stories from this week that you won’t want to miss.
Healthcare Big Data Analytics: From Description to Prescription
According to Health IT Analytics, many providers still struggle to understand how big their data is, and how to collect and use it effectively. To manage their data, healthcare organizations need to understand the three types of analytics: descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive.
Four Ways Hospitals are Improving Behavioral Health Care
Hospitals & Health Networks Magazine discusses the different ways in which healthcare organizations are improving behavioral health care. Mental health management relies on behavioral health strategies that improve access to care while taking the burden off of emergency departments.
Physician Education for ICD-10
Diagnostic Imaging reports on the implementation of ICD-10, which is scheduled to go into effect in October of this year. Healthcare systems and physicians will need to begin training their staff, using the following training modalities: in-person training, online training, webinar training, and more.
A Survey on the State of Clinical Decision Support
A recent survey by LogicNets and HIMSS shows that over 50% of respondents are using or have established plans to acquire a clinical decision support (CDS) capablitiy within the next 24 months. The survey respondents stated that they were using CDS for: reducing errors, improving efficiency, standardization, and cost-savings.