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Healthcare's Missing a Big (Data) Opportunity
Gienna Shaw, Senior Editor

Big data—large and unwieldy data sets that contain a treasure trove of potential for healthcare research and discovery—could change healthcare in a big way...if only the industry could figure out how to manage it. The government, researchers, and private companies are trying to help. [Read More]
October 11, 2011
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CMS, FDA to Launch Parallel Review of New Medical Devices
The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, which usually conduct separate reviews of medical devices to determine safety, effectiveness, and whether they merit federal coverage, will test a parallel review process for innovative concepts. [Read More]

ONC Takes on Patient Engagement in HIT
The federal Office of the National Coordinator has launched a program to determine "whether and when" providers can share patients' data. ONC's Office of the Chief Privacy Officer has engaged a health information technology contractor to identify best practices to overcome some of the challenges of exchanging health data, including privacy, security, and accuracy of records. [Read More]

Seeking Solutions for Brain Tumors
Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix is working to improve brain tumor research, with the greater goal of extending life expectancy for those with brain tumors. From the HealthLeaders Media Rounds event, "Neurological Service Line Growth: Telestroke & Brain Tumor Innovations," held in May at Barrow. [Read More]

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Tech Headlines
EHR helps boost elders' preventive care
The Boston Globe, October 11, 2011

Stanford Hospital patient data landed online after a series of missteps
The New York Times, October 6, 2011

Top medical innovation for 2012 controls high blood pressure through nerves
The Plain Dealer, October 6, 2011

AHIMA: ICD-11 on horizon, but need to get through ICD-10 first
CMIO, October 5, 2011

IBM?s Watson bests Cleveland Clinic cardiologists
The Plain Dealer, October 5, 2011

Jurisdiction issues muddle Tricare EHR breach
InformationWeek, October 5, 2011


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