Analytics

hospital investments and innovation
By Tom Sullivan 10:56 am September 21, 2017
AHA says nearly three-quarters of large healthcare organizations have either built an innovation center or have plans to do so soon.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Vik Nagjee speaking at the HIMSS event hosted in San Francisco in May.

By Tom Sullivan 01:09 pm September 18, 2017
Experts will address a range of topics from cognitive machines to real-time analytics and empowering patients at the upcoming event in Boston.
Epic's App Orchard

The PeraTrend tool shows clinicians a dashboard that indicates the patient's condition in real-time. Photo via PeraTrend

By Mike Miliard 03:36 pm September 14, 2017
APIs bring third-party analytics tools into the Epic platform, helping hospitals get more out of EHR investments, hospital CIO says.
Revenue cycle companies ZirMed, Navicure to merge
By Jeff Lagasse 11:00 am September 14, 2017
New company name and leadership structure not decided yet, but companies say deal gives new entity broader penetration.
MACRA tools

Data from an EHR for ACI and quality category analysis. Photo via SA Ignite

By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:11 am September 08, 2017
From MGMA’s online forum to SA Ignite’s MACRA software, clinicians can set the groundwork, find success.
Series D funding round McKesson Ventures

Truveris’ platform proposal should help employers in finding prescription drug coverage by demystifying pricing strategies.

By Bernie Monegain 03:11 pm September 06, 2017
Truveris, which serves the prescription benefits industry said the Series D funding round, led by McKesson Ventures, will help lower cost and boost access to prescription medications.
CDS software design guidelines
By Mike Miliard 03:35 pm September 05, 2017
The Clinical Decision Support Coalition’s suggestions are focused on the design and development of medium-risk tools for decision support that don't fall under FDA purview.
Health Catalyst launches Data Operating System
By Bernie Monegain 10:45 am September 05, 2017
The platform combines analytics, clinical decision support, machine learning, quality measures and more.
HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf

Hal Wolf is firmly behind HIMSS involvement in public policy and is already involved in work to educate the FDA on certification of digital devices and is focused on emerging technologies like blockchain.

By Gus Venditto 03:13 pm September 01, 2017
Hal Wolf believes an aging population will require a new approach from healthcare IT leaders.
innovation center focused on post-acute care

HealthSouth Hhospital in Concord, New Hampshire, is among the 126 hospitals in the HealthSouth network that will benefit from the Post-Acute Innovation Center.

By Bernie Monegain 12:39 pm September 01, 2017
Citing a current lack of adequate technology for treating complex patients, the companies said they will develop clinical decision support tools and lead initiatives to improve care coordination and cost management.

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