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Data analytics aids value-based reimbursement, but bigger goals loom
This article is part of the Pulse issue of August 2016 | Volume 4 Issue 3
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Although data analytics will play a role in precision medicine, experts say we're far from achieving the full potential. Instead, the focus of analytics now is on value-based care.
In the wake of an explosion in the volume of digital health data, medical informatics and analytics are becoming more allied as informaticians seek to extract the best data.
Data analytics in healthcare is at a crucial point, as EHRs must share more data and beef up interoperability. This ambitious order rests at the feet of vendors and providers.
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With advances in health technology and data analytics comes far-flung potential -- but only if electronic health record systems allow information to be shared more freely.