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By Nicholas Filler 10:49 am May 21, 2015
Open source programming languages have the ability to radically change the medical landscape. Indeed, open source languages may change the way electronic health records function ... for the better.
By Christina Thielst 01:24 pm May 18, 2015
Christina Thielst blogs about the power of social media and usefulness for health surveillance and predicting outcomes.
By Blain Newton 08:45 am April 10, 2015
Over the next several months you will notice significant changes happening at HIMSS Analytics, starting with our re-designed website.
By Carrick Carpenter 11:38 am April 08, 2015
When most businesses consider adding cloud provisioning to their IT strategy, they are often seeking more agility, flexibility and simplicity. And those are good reasons to use the cloud. But in healthcare, there is another, more compelling reason to add the cloud to your strategy.
HIMSS exhibit hall
By Brian Ahier 09:35 am April 02, 2015
With most patient data now being recorded in a shareable form, we're poised to accelerate population health IT. Now it's on to the next set of major challenges, which will be front-and-center at HIMSS15: sharing data and putting it to beneficial use.
By Jerry Shultz 09:07 am April 02, 2015
Organizations need tools that will seamlessly combine clinical, claims, PBM and lab data so providers can identify high-risk patients, pursue corrective action before an adverse event occurs and deliver trustworthy performance reports to physicians, all in real time.
By Chris Bowen 03:14 pm April 01, 2015
CMS has signaled a renewed focus on interoperability, a welcome development for healthcare professionals anxious to more easily exchange insightful data. But there's still the matter of how well the people involved in collaborative initiatives operate together.
By Matt McElheny 09:45 am April 01, 2015
The healthcare industry is naturally rich with data. It's clear that analyzing this data collectively can improve patient care and outcomes, but how to actually collect, read, integrate, understand and leverage the data remains a broken process.
By David Lareau 09:39 am March 17, 2015
Population health, Big Data, predictive analytics and all that massive computing power help to improve health. But care still has to be delivered, and it will probably still be one patient and one caregiver at a time: a population of two.
By Ken Yale 07:36 am March 03, 2015
Until recently, technology-enabled efforts to improve population health relied heavily on the use of claims data alone. While there is evidence this approach has merit, there is also a new opportunity to take these efforts to the next level.

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