Analytics

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.
HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

John Quackenbush, a professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, speaking in Boston on Monday.

By Tom Sullivan 12:43 pm October 23, 2017
It’s time to take stock of big data so we can move forward and turn it into knowledge, experts at the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum say.  
Hal Wolf HIMSS

HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf speaking at the Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in Boston on Monday.

By Gus Venditto 11:25 am October 23, 2017
HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf says the culture of “do no harm” is contending with the culture of innovation and “fail fast.”
Santa Clara EMRAM Stage 7

Valley Health Center in downtown San Jose, California. Photo via Google Maps

By Tom Sullivan 11:18 am October 20, 2017
The hospital uses its EHR, analytics and associated IT to foster communications between departments, decrease visits and shorten wait times.  
leverage HIEs
By Mike Miliard 03:05 pm October 18, 2017
The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative and Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement say the alliance will broaden their reach as they work to enable easier access to clinical, claims and social determinant data.
Immunization tracking method
By Jessica Davis 01:29 pm October 17, 2017
Immunization tracking method leverages an open source tool developed by NIST and can be fully integrated into EHRs and other clinical software.
epic ehr, cvs drug prices
By Bernie Monegain 10:53 am October 17, 2017
EHR maker and pharmacy, which already work together on patient care, will share data and direct patients to lower-priced medications.

A screen snap explaining the Integrated Health Model Initiative. Photo via AMA

By Mike Miliard 02:58 pm October 16, 2017
Cerner, IBM, Intermountain, AMIA are early sign-ons to the new Integrated Health Model Initiative, which seeks to improve the way healthcare information is organized and shared.

Providence Health and Services's Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer Amy Compton-Phillips, MD. Photo via providence.org

By Jessica Davis 02:25 pm October 16, 2017
EVP Amy Compton-Phillips says the West Coast health system is leveraging real-time data and informatics to improve patient outcomes, while reducing care costs.
Predictive analytics in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:29 am October 16, 2017
Using big data to find incidents of medication nonadherence – and using it to tailor patient interventions  – is a key component to population health, says Harvard's Niteesh Choudhry.

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