Analytics

Allscripts buys Practice Fusion
By Mike Miliard 11:03 am January 08, 2018
After expanding its hospital footprint with the McKesson acquisition this past summer, Allscripts now broadens its ambulatory presence by scooping up the cloud-based EHR vendor.
Baptist Health South Florida
By Mike Miliard 10:53 am January 05, 2018
The Cancer Center will deploy data and analytics tools for clinical research and personalized treatment at the new Miami Cancer Institute.
Google ventures
By Bernie Monegain 04:24 pm January 04, 2018
GV contributed to a $40 million round of funding to build out the startup’s platform for connecting physical and mental health care services.
AHIMA data management 2018
By Bill Siwicki 01:26 pm January 04, 2018
The group says privacy and security, clinical documentation improvement and information governance will demand the attention of health IT and infosec executives in the year ahead.
OurHealth uses Medicaid data

Indiana partnerships present data and insights to work on better health outcomes in the state at the MidWest Fall Tech Conference. Credit: Twitter

By Bill Siwicki 11:56 am January 02, 2018
The organization won a HIMSS Indiana Chapter Hackathon, finding where ER visits could have been treated in the primary care setting and offering guidance for all healthcare organizations.
opioid epidemic
By Maura Bilek 10:33 am December 29, 2017
Within the first 18 months of the ED program initiative, Mercy reduced opioid prescriptions by 50 percent.
Clinical analytics market
By Mike Miliard 09:36 am December 29, 2017
While American providers need it for value-based care, hospitals abroad want the tools for their own quality initiatives, but the high cost may hinder developing countries.
AI can improve EHRs
By Mike Miliard 02:32 pm December 21, 2017
Stanford researchers see risks in improperly deployed artificial intelligence but say it can have big benefits when used as a partner in care delivery.
Penn Medicine AI
By Mike Miliard 03:20 pm December 18, 2017
Michael Draugelis says artificial intelligence has big potential to drive analytics on varied and voluminous clinical data – but care must be taken to enable consistent and repeatable performance.
Best Hospital IT department 2017
By Mike Miliard 06:39 am December 15, 2017
St. Louis health system working hard to roll out Epic to other hospitals, embrace virtual care and dive into data analytics.

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