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Spring 2022

By the Numbers
For The Record
Vol. 34 No. 2 P. 26

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services suggests this number of changes to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code set in the fiscal year 2023 inpatient prospective payment system proposed rule, reports HealthLeaders.

Epic holds this percentage of the acute care hospital EHR market share, according to KLAS Research's US Hospital Market Share 2022 report, maintaining its position as the vendor that owns the largest portion. Other major EHR vendors include Cerner (24.4%), Meditech (16.7%), CPSI (8.7%), Allscripts (4.3%), and Medhost (3.1%).

During an upgrade to Cleveland-based MetroHealth System’s EHR system, some records released to patients included data pertaining to different patients; the data breach exposed the information of this number of patients, according to Becker's Healthcare.

A JAMA Network Open study on preventing health care employees from inappropriately accessing patient health information found that e-mail warnings were this percentage effective for reducing repeated offenses. Between 20 and 70 days after the initial unauthorized access, repeated offenses occurred in only 4 out of 219 employees who received e-mail warnings but in 90 out of 225 employees who didn't receive e-mail warnings.

Daniel Castro, MD, who was employed by Bronson Hospital in Michigan, is charged with this number of counts of health care fraud and eight counts of making false statements relating to health care matters, according to the Department of Justice US Attorney’s Office.

According to Sage Growth Partners’ Market Report on Data Analytics, which surveyed 100 health care organization executives, only this percentage fully trust the data they rely on to make decisions. More than one-half of respondents stated that poor data quality has serious consequences and can lead to ineffective or slow decision making (53%) and the inability to identify gaps in care (50%).

Sage Growth Partners’ Market Report on Data Analytics revealed that this percentage of organizations saw data analytics priorities as fundamental to achieving broader strategic objectives. The biggest barrier to achieving strategic data analytics priorities is data integration and interoperability, according to 51% of respondents.

According to an AHIMA Foundation report, this percentage of consumers don't know where or how to access their digital health information, 31% don’t remember basic details after a visit, 24% don't understand the medical information provided by their doctor, and 15% feel more confused about their health than they did before their appointment.