Analytics

 precision medicine breakthrough is about apps, not EHRs
By Tom Sullivan 12:09 pm October 31, 2017
Hospitals such as Beth Israel Deaconess and Providence St. Joseph Health are building their own apps to transform the future of personalized care.
By Tom Sullivan 08:32 am October 27, 2017
While it is harder to convince the C-suite that investing in advanced analytics tools makes sense, key pillars in the ROI statement should make that clear.
Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland

From left: Martin Kelly, Alexander Grunewald, Emma Cartmell, Kristin Milburn, Alex DeWinter and Amy Merlino, MD, on the judge's panel for The Challenge at the Medical Innovation Summit in Cleveland.

By Susan Morse 04:05 pm October 26, 2017
Company uses eye-tracking technology to predict and help prevent the development of the disease.  
CRISPR precision medicine
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm October 26, 2017
Researchers from MIT and Harvard's Broad Institute have found a way to switch out individual nucleotide letters, allowing a more efficient and cleaner solution to fixing point mutations.
Veterans Affairs leading with big data
By Susan Morse 01:05 pm October 25, 2017
The federal agency wants to share the anonymous DNA blood samples of half a million veterans for use in research.

Jonah Comstock moderates a panel with Mark Poler from Geisinger Health System, Ken McCardle from Mount Sinai Health System and Joe Bluechel from Sirius at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 10:12 am October 25, 2017
Developing sound data models is challenging enough, but operationalizing them can be even trickier.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Mark Poler, physician informaticist for enterprise data strategy at Geisinger and Ken McCardle, senior director of clinical operations at Mount Sinai Health System, speaking in Boston on Tuesday.

By Tom Sullivan 11:31 am October 24, 2017
For starters, experts say you have to think beyond the C-suite.
information-driven hospital

Sanford Health facility in South Dakota. Photo via Sanford Health

By Tom Sullivan 10:20 am October 24, 2017
Sanford Health and Montefiore built data warehouses and lakes to leverage IT investments and better support clinicians.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Abbas Mooraj, Optum Vice President (right), and Dexter Braff, The Braff Group (left), speaking at the HIMSS Big Data and Analytics Forum on Monday.

By Jessica Davis 03:05 pm October 23, 2017
Healthcare organizations should break down data into smaller sets that can be used to build into larger programs, experts say.

Tom Scornavacca, senior medical director, population health at UMass Memorial Health Care, speaking in Boston on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 02:40 pm October 23, 2017
UMass Memorial exec says getting providers on board is a good first step, but workflow adjustments, a data-driven culture and coordination with community resources will deliver results.

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