National Quality Forum advocates for big data quality frameworks

Katie Dvorak | FierceHealthIT | July 16, 2015

As the healthcare industry pulls in buckets of information from electronic health records, wearables and health apps, "more data, more problems" is becoming a new refrain. That's where the National Quality Forum and Peterson Center on Healthcare step in--trying to make the case for use of big data while advocating for meaningful quality frameworks for the information, according to an article at HealthITAnalytics.

...Collecting healthcare data on patients and populations will soon be easier than ever for the industry, but making sense of all the information that will be the biggest challenge, according to Drew Harris, M.D., director of health policy at Thomas Jefferson University's School of Population Health in Philadelphia...