Tag Archives: Analysis

Apervita’s NCQA approval helps health plans speed VBC analysis

Value-based care platform provider Apervita says it is the first company to be certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for electronic clinical quality measures using a clinical quality language-based engine. The company’s newly certified CQL-based engine—based on HL7 logic standards that support both eCQMs and clinical decision support—can be adopted by healthcare organizations… Read More »

Novel coronavirus receptors show similarities to SARS-CoV, according to new analysis

The recent emergence of Wuhan coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has put the world on high alert for transcontinental transmission, reminiscent of the outbreak of SARS — also a coronavirus — in 2002-2003. Decade-long structural studies by Fang Li of the University of Minnesota, et al. have shown how the SARS virus (SARS-CoV) interacts with animal and human… Read More »

AI-based voice analysis app monitors mentally ill patients

An interactive voice application that leverages artificial intelligence is able to track the clinical state of patients with serious mental illness by analyzing their speech samples. The app, called MyCoachConnect, was part of a study that monitored 47 people being treated by physicians for conditions such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and major depressive disorder. According… Read More »

Why the Health Care System Is Incapable of Reducing Its Own Costs: A Brief Structural System Analysis

By JOE FLOWER Leading lights of the health insurance industry are crying that Medicare For All or any kind of universal health reform would “crash the system” and “destroy healthcare as we know it.” They say that like it’s a bad thing. They say we should trust them and their cost-cutting efforts to bring all… Read More »