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Big data 'not for the weak' November 25, 2014
Big data is bringing big changes to healthcare organizations of all shapes and sizes. Making the most of it will require providers to develop or hire new skill sets to compile a "cross-breed of expertise, wherein data scientists work in tandem with subject matter experts." More
Today’s Headlines
In our monthly "Benchmarks" column, Healthcare IT News and HIMSS Analytics take stock of the...
The media hype around Ebola may have subsided in recent weeks, but that doesn't mean preparedness...
Weill Cornell's Keith Hentel, MD, will be the first to tell you: His radiology department...
Offering a bit of leeway, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has pushed out the deadline...
Lucia Savage, who joined the National Coordinator for Health IT as chief privacy officer this past...
As the Affordable Care Act spurs innovation and consumerism grows, deal sizes for digital health have...
A recent study involving 1,500 patients, conducted by the University of California Department of...
Smart mobile strategies must consider the methods end-users could invent to undermine them, says one...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will pay $100,000 to the state of Massachusetts after one of its...
The lifespan of Google Glass might just be short-lived, with the technology facing an increasing amount...
 
SPOTLIGHT In case you missed it Here are some recent Healthcare IT News reports on industry issues.
Healthcare IT News' 4th annual Best Hospital IT Departments
Money may talk, but when it comes to creating a great workplace, that talk is barely a whisper. In reading the 25 profiles of this ...More
United States
As ONC puts forth the government's long-term vision for nationwide interoperability, four industry stakeholders -- the EHR/HIE Interoperability Workgroup, HIMSS, Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise and ...More
Calculator and spreadsheet
The collections process is ripe for innovation, on both the payer and provider side. Increasingly, savvy providers are using health IT to broaden their access ...More
Arrows
At the American Medical Informatics Association's annual symposium today, developers and backers of public application programming interfaces talked about how the standard could speed interoperability ...More
Doc with tablet
As Penn Medicine enters the home stretch of formulating its bring-your-own-device policy, Associate CIO of Technology and Infrastructure John Donohue discusses the finer points of ...More
Water
We often hear about streams of data. Sometimes, the flood can seem like a data deluge. In its new analytics project with EMC Corporation, Partners ...More
Shield and code
What are the responsibilities of covered entities when an encrypted laptop or device is stolen, but the passcodes are handed over in the theft as ...More
Cloud button
Due in part to evolving regulatory and health IT landscapes, the cloud market is poised for a double digit growth phase, new analysis suggests. Don't ...More
Amy Abernethy, MD
Without good data, patient-centeredness is just a buzzword. And without a patient-centric focus and proper organization, data can be rather useless. That was the message ...More