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Finding a Faster Path to Value-Based Care

In our Big Data Round-Up series, PHEMI’s roving reporter brings you thought-provoking articles, resources, and insights that have caught our eye. Obama’s Affordable Care Act is driving a sweeping shift from volume- to value-based care. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), as of March 2016, approximately 30% of Medicare payments are tied to alternative payment models that “reward the quality of care over quantity of services provided to beneficiaries.” Over 10 million patients are currently

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AHA Data Grants Portfolio

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In our Big Data Round-Up series, PHEMI’s roving reporter brings you thought-provoking articles, resources, and insights that have caught our eye. The American Heart Association (AHA) Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine recently announced a series of new grants and fellowships for clinical and population researchers, computer engineers, and computational biologists. The grants will support a range of projects, including those that develop tools that to enable richer data analysis; establish better standards for future EMR integration; create new data curation

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