Tag: Claims

EHR & EMR, Regulatory

FDA issues new framework to advance use of real-world data

December 7, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The Food and Drug Administration is expanding its use of real-world data—such as electronic health records, medical claims and registries—to improve regulatory decisions regarding drugs and biologics. “Because they include data covering the experience of physicians and patients with the […]


Optum offers analytics service to help physicians treat at-risk patients

March 30, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Optum, the healthcare business services arm of UnitedHealth Group, is making data available to healthcare providers working under at-risk contracts with health insurers to help doctors identify at-risk patients and engage them to improve health outcomes. The initiative also is […]


EHRs fall short in reducing administrative costs

February 21, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Electronic health records were expected to reduce administrative costs for providers, but a study of a large academic healthcare system with a certified EHR system reveals that the estimated costs of billing and insurance-related activities were substantial and varied depending […]


Healthcare stakeholders weigh value of claims and clinical data

October 11, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

In healthcare, claims data is often described as a river that is a mile wide but only an inch deep, while clinical data—the analogy goes—is a mile deep and an inch wide. Yet, with the widespread adoption of electronic health […]