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This Saturday I’ll have the opportunity to present HealthLandscape mapping tools and research at the Academy Health Translation and Communications Interest Group Meeting.  The Translation and Communications Interest Group focuses on practical ways of translating and communicating research findings to diverse audiences, which can then be used to inform policy and practice. The importance of...
How do we move from data to action? I’m excited to be joined by a series of speakers this Thursday (October 29th) at Data! Fostering Health Innovation in Kentucky and Ohio in Erlanger, KY, where we will be exploring this question and presenting recent innovations in improving population health. As part of a panel focusing...
The healthcare industry is facing a problem: shortages of health IT workers. This problem could loom even greater as changes in ICD codes roll-out this year. To combat this problem, the right tools and data can be used to identify some of the key drivers of these shortages and where these problems are likely to...
The Affordable Care Act has recently funded several innovative programs aimed at improving Medicare quality while reducing costs.  A key part of these efforts is to link Medicare payment to the quality of care rather than the quantity, with the goal of moving away from fee-for-service payment models. One such innovative program funded by the...
Consumers who are considering placing a loved one in a nursing home have important questions about nursing home safety and quality. Fortunately, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid have created Nursing Home Compare, which is an online database that contains quality data for all nursing homes certified under Medicare and Medicaid. Nursing Home Compare provides...
Increased availability of health data through the U.S. Government’s Open Data Initiative has provided researchers, policymakers, and the general public with access to dozens of new datasets.  Despite the increased availability, the data are often cumbersome to work with and few tools exist that present the data in ways that are useful for the public...
Data! Fostering Health Innovation in Kentucky and Ohio Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm ET Northern Kentucky University METS Center FREE Mark your calendars for this free, day-long event! HealthLandscape is proud to co-sponsor the upcoming Data! Fostering Health Innovation in Kentucky and Ohio conference. Join us for a day of fast-moving...
Greater Cincinnati’s current and projected (2017) need for primary care physicians A new study has found that Greater Cincinnati does not have enough primary care physicians to meet current demand, and that this deficit could increase in the next five years as the Affordable Care Act is fully implemented. The study was commissioned by the...
In recognition of National Prevention Week, we are drawing attention to health issues related to substance abuse and prevention. National Prevention Week is an annual health observance designed to increase public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues. This year’s theme is: “Your voice. Your choice. Make a difference.” The Behavioral...
In recognition of National Prevention Week, we are drawing attention to health issues related to substance abuse and prevention. National Prevention Week is an annual health observance designed to increase public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues. This year’s theme is: “Your voice. Your choice. Make a difference.” The Substance...
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