Five healthcare organizations — Humana, UnitedHealthcare, Optum, Quest Diagnostics and MultiPlan — have unveiled a blockchain-based effort that aims to tackle provider data challenges.
Currently, healthcare organizations usually keep separate copies of provider directories at hand. This makes it difficult to give patients the right information about their physician when they need it, and even more taxing to double-check data when differences between the directories emerge.
Thus, the five members of the project will explore how blockchain technology can be used t...
What you will be discussing about big data in a year will be very different from today's conversations.
We’ve recently seen data science shift markedly from a peripheral capability to a core function, with larger teams tackling increasingly complex analytics problems. We’ve watched rapid advances in data science platforms and their big implications for data and analytics teams. But what surprises are in store in the realm of data, analytics and machine learning going forward?
What new developments in data science will we be talking about in a year?
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - One of the country’s largest vendors of electronic health records will pay a $155 million settlement to resolve allegations it caused health care providers to submit false claims to the federal government, the U.S. Department of Justice and federal prosecutors in Vermont announced Wednesday.
The acting U.S. attorney for Vermont said eClinicalWorks, of Westborough, Massachusetts, and three executives will pay the settlement to resolve allegations the company misrepresented the abilities of its software and paid kickbacks to some customers in ex...