Analytics

KLAS EHR optimization
By Tom Sullivan 02:57 pm December 07, 2017
Just-appointed lead analyst for the firm’s Arch Collaborative says hospital culture is the most important aspect of making EMR use work well.
workflow predictive analytics
By Jeff Lagasse 12:22 pm December 06, 2017
Two categories of companies are working to enable hospitals to digitize time-consuming manual processes to save time and money.
HHS opioid code-a-thon
By Mike Miliard 03:32 pm December 04, 2017
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is sponsoring a code-at-thon this week, and calling on public health experts, programmers, researchers, data scientists and others to join forces in pursuit of innovative technologies to help attack the opioid crisis from several angles.
Future-proofing AI
By Bill Siwicki 08:40 am December 03, 2017
Hospitals are proving the merits of machine learning and cognitive computing, but deep learning and data dependence are key.
By Bill Siwicki 10:44 am December 02, 2017
With AI tech being so complex to implement, we've compiled some essential areas to focus on to prepare for this emerging technology.
By Bill Siwicki 08:49 am December 02, 2017
But what are limits today will soon become opportunities, as health systems sit on mounds of data ripe for integration into AI.
Future-proofing population health
By Bernie Monegain 12:39 pm December 01, 2017
Hint: It’s going to require working with a lot of hospital departments outside the IT shop.

Dirty COW is a well-known vulnerability that popular exploits use to escalate privileges in Linux systems and infosec pros found a hole in patches so they dubbed that bug Huge Dirty COW. Credit: Wiki

By Tom Sullivan 12:28 pm December 01, 2017
They’re all in this month’s HIMSS cybersecurity report along with Philips, Siemens and Smiths Medical.
Future-proofing population health
By Tom Sullivan 06:00 am December 01, 2017
Early success stories in hospitals show how these emerging data types are fated to become critical to population health.
AMIA ONC interoperability standards

Donald Rucker, MD, speaking at the 2017 Capital Health Tech Summit. Credit: YouTube

By Mike Miliard 02:49 pm November 30, 2017
The informatics group calls for dedicated roadmap for standards, including a framework for how multiple standards should fit together to support data exchange.

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