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Read more about Help Us Stop Fraud, Waste, and Abuse in Gov Health Care Spending
One of the core missions at OIG is to protect the integrity of Medicare and Medicaid as well as the health and welfare of program beneficiaries. Statistical sampling plays a critical role in these efforts. In fact, effective oversight would be nearly impossible without statistics, which OIG and many other private and public oversight groups leverage heavily.
Read more about Transforming How We Measure Chemical Toxicity
Thousands of chemicals are in use today, but few have been fully evaluated for potential health risks. One big gap are cases in which toxicity can develop from the way our bodies process chemicals in our livers and kidneys. On July 8th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) will convene participants of their Transform Tox Testing Challenge in a public workshop in Research Triangle Park, NC to discuss how we can fill that gap.
Read more about New User-Friendly Health Technology App & Infrastructure Support
To spur the development of market-ready, user-friendly approaches, today we launched a $625,000 strategic investment to connect and accelerate the industry's use of FHIR-based APIs for consumers and providers.
Read more about Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources & Patient Matching
At the most basic level, patient matching is asking this one question hundreds of times over and over: "Do these two health records refer to the same patient?"
Read more about A Conversation with Charles Ornstein & Thomas Goetz
Our website is a combination of the data that we've collected from more than a hundred thousand consumers on their experience of medication and then the open data that we've extracted, mainly out of the FDA.