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In the United States, Medicare is a national social insurance program, administered by the U.S. federal government since 1965, that guarantees access to health insurance for Americans aged 65 and older and younger people with disabilities...
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www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/what-could-revolutionize-health-care-this-database/2012/05/21/gIQAjUdEfU_blog.html

May 21, 2012 ... A new database of health insurance claims could change how we understand health care costs. ... This confirms similar trends seen in the National Health Expenditures report as well as in Medicare data, both of which show people using less health care as the economy slowed. Researchers have usually ...

www.christenseninstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/How-Disruption-Can-Finally-Revolutionize-Healthcare-final.pdf

INNOSIGHT INDUSTRY HORIZONS How Disruptive Innovation Can Finally Revolutionalize Healthcare ... For payers: Medicare Advantage has become a successful marketplace that provides the context for disruption. .... rather than the service, so that key data, resources, and processes “follows the patient.” It's analogous ...

www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/newsletters/quality-matters/2013/april-may/in-focus

Though data drives performance improvement in many sectors of the economy, it can be maddeningly difficult to acquire in health care. Information on the cost and quality of health care services is mostly disaggregated among payers and providers, making benchmarking and other forms of performance measurement a  ...

mapr.com/blog/reduce-costs-and-improve-health-care-with-big-data

Jun 7, 2016 ... The cost of fraud, waste and abuse in the healthcare industry is a key contributor to spiraling health care costs in the United States, but big data analytics can be a game changer for health care fraud. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services prevented more than $210.7 million in healthcare fraud in ...

www.healthitoutcomes.com/doc/how-electronic-health-record-can-revolutionize-health-care-0001

May 23, 2013 ... Portable patient data could eliminate the need to print or fax paper records, and health care professionals wouldn't be limited by distance or location. Doctors can ... The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services sees the implementation of EHRs as making good progress in hospitals, according to CIO.com.

www.cbinsights.com/research/parkinsons-disease-medicare-algorithm-prediction

Sep 27, 2017 ... A new approach to healthcare data analysis may change that: After crunching the Medicare claims data of more than 200,000 people, researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis developed an algorithm to predict if a patient will one day be diagnosed with Parkinson's, or not.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4272234

Dec 2, 2014 ... Big data is heralded as having the potential to revolutionize health care by making large amounts of data available to support care delivery, ..... A 1979 court order held that physician-identifiable Medicare payment data were covered by FOIA Exemption 6 and disclosure would violate the Privacy Act (Fla.

www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/Medicare-Provider-Charge-Data

Aug 10, 2017 ... CMS has released a series of publicly available data files that summarize the utilization and payments for procedures, services, and prescription drugs provided to Medicare beneficiaries by specific inpatient and outpatient hospitals, physicians, and other suppliers. These Medicare Provider Utilization and ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/big-data-personalized-medicine_us_588faea9e4b0c90efeff5719

Feb 1, 2017 ... Data scientist Dr. Eric Schadt is on a mission to revolutionize health care. Leveraging the power of new technologies and mobile devices, he thinks the healthcare industry can be transformed the way Uber and AirBnB transformed the taxi and hotel industries. “The biggest medical systems are going to own ...