Analytics

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.
Analytics company Empiric Health closes $3 million in ‘super seed financing’

A screensnap of Empiric Health's tools. 

By Bernie Monegain 01:24 pm November 30, 2017
Company’s services and technology are designed to help health systems uncover and address variations in procedures, the better to improve care and cut costs.
ACOs

Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 01:14 pm November 30, 2017
As the technologies mature, accountable care organizations are reporting big savings, delivering more primary care services, and reducing unnecessary emergency visits.
EHR real-time analytics
By Mike Miliard 05:08 pm November 29, 2017
The CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization says its population health platform has helped manage disparate data, but he still wishes vendors and payers would help manage the burden of value-based care.
Optum Ventures healthcare innovation
By Susan Morse 01:21 pm November 29, 2017
New fund combines the funding, analytic capabilities and vast network of Optum to invest in digital health.
Halamka to steer new blockchain journal
By Bernie Monegain 12:29 pm November 28, 2017
The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO named top editor for publication that will highlight positive and negative experiences with the digital ledger tech.

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