Analytics

Predictive analytics in healthcare

Michael Johnson, a decision support data scientist at St. Charles Health System, will be speaking at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum on June 13.

By Mike Miliard 09:17 am May 01, 2018
You don't have to rely on a vendor for one-size-fits-all algorithms. With a little elbow grease, it's possible to develop your own – and make them work for you.
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University Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 02:46 pm April 30, 2018
University Health System in Texas is using analytics and marketing technology to better identify community needs.
FDA chief sees big things for AI in healthcare

Scott Gottlieb, MD, speaking at AcademyHealth 2018 event on April 26. Credit: Twitter

By Mike Miliard 08:51 am April 30, 2018
Scott Gottlieb, MD, is bullish on the opportunities artificial intelligence could bring to EHRs, decision support and more.
Epic EHR UNC Health

Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir is among the hospitals in the UNC Health Care system. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 09:37 am April 27, 2018
Using the company's "Happy Together" tool, UNC was able to document 12 percent of A1c test completions and 8.1 percent of flu shot completions from external data sources.
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Prince George's County Health Department in Cheverly, Maryland. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 01:23 pm April 25, 2018
Maryland's Prince George County integrated Chesapeake Regional Information System's patient data into a single population health management platform to improve outcomes and lower costs.
cybersecurity healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:20 am April 24, 2018
Artificial intelligence-powered threat detection and response can be very valuable – as long as it's researched and deployed with care and planning.
AI machine learning healthcare

A discussion during Genius Bar panel at the 2017 Big Data event. This year's event will be held in San Francisco June 13-14. 

By Mike Miliard 08:54 am April 23, 2018
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Chief Research Information Officer Simon Lin says applying artificial intelligence to patient data enables efficiencies and better outcomes for its Medicaid patients.
IBM Watson Health hospital
By Bernie Monegain 04:39 pm April 19, 2018
The two-hospital system hopes the investment will help it update its PACS and improve the workflow, data, efficiency and quality of its imaging initiatives.
analytics at health system

Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, New York, is part of the Health Quest health system. Credit: Google Maps.

By Bill Siwicki 02:22 pm April 19, 2018
Health Quest concluded it needed one database to help inform its approach to various clinical, financial and operational initiatives.
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Skyline view of Icahn School of Medicine in New York. Credit: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

By Bernie Monegain 12:45 pm April 19, 2018
Millions of Americans are struggling with life expectancy rates, and a Mount Sinai task force says other countries hold the key to making vast improvements.

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