Tag Archives: Data

FHIR at core of Humana’s strategy for data sharing with providers

HL7’s Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources standard is the linchpin of health insurer Humana’s efforts to support data sharing with provider organizations to improve care for its members. Humana CEO and President Bruce Broussard told an earnings call earlier this month that interoperability is at the core of the payer’s corporate strategy, “which facilitates our relationship… Read More »

GlaxoSmithKline’s Nucala cuts severe asthma attacks in ‘reassuring’ interim real-world data

GlaxoSmithKline’s Nucala is facing an uphill climb in its battle for supremacy in severe asthma. On the hunt for a leg up, GSK is looking to real-world studies for a competitive advantage in Nucala’s sole indication—and it may have just scored one. After 12 months of use, Nucala cut severe eosinophilic asthma attacks by 69%… Read More »

iland Expands Global Channel Sales with Enhanced Partner Programmes, Cloud Computing Tools and New Canadian Data Centre

Growing demand for secure cloud backup and disaster recovery spurs rapid channel growth London, UK – 28th August 2019 – After a successful transformation that doubled the company’s annual channel revenue, iland is expanding its global channel sales programme to address substantial partner growth and customer demand for its secure cloud backup, infrastructure and disaster… Read More »

Risk score uses EHR data to predict COPD patient outcomes

A new computer-based predictive tool is able to accurately forecast clinical outcomes for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease so that clinicians can optimize their care. For COPD patients, clinicians have traditionally made their own calculations rating the severity of the disease using scores that—according to researchers at Intermountain Healthcare—aren’t optimal at accurately predicting outcomes.… Read More »

How payers are balancing patient engagement, data security

Health insurers are establishing innovative ways to provide better care and improve the overall patient experience, according to America’s Health Insurance Plans. That’s why insurers are investing in patient portals, mobile apps, telehealth and other personalized tools, like those that focus on social determinants of health, says Cathryn Donaldson, director of communications at AHIP. The… Read More »