Analytics

Analytics for pop health

Kate Mundell and Amber Theel of MultiCare Health will host a session at HIMSS on March 7.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 03:25 pm January 24, 2018
Nonprofit MultiCare uses analytics to drive outcomes and quality improvements, reducing COPD readmissions by 14 percent.
genomic security

Thomas Kubisiak, MD, is a researcher at the Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute at the University of Michigan.

By Bill Siwicki 10:18 am January 24, 2018
A researcher at University of Michigan explains how his labs and provider organizations keep massive amounts of patient genomic data secure.
population health
By Bill Siwicki 01:35 pm January 23, 2018
Virginia group practice nearly doubled the national average of patients attending these visits to close quality gaps and improve health outcomes.
Microsoft app

The HealthVault Insights app will be removed from the iOS, Android, and Windows storefronts before the end of the month.

By Dave Muoio 04:26 pm January 22, 2018
The app-based service collected data from Apple Health and Google Fit services and delivered guided trend analytics to users and providers.
patient engagement

Healthcare can not rely only on technology and educational tools, but to really work to gain insights into the motivations behind what makes patients tick.

By Mike Miliard 09:38 am January 22, 2018
Healthcare consumers may be irrational in their decision-making processes, but they're "irrational in highly predictable ways," says Penn Medicine innovation leader.
By Bill Siwicki 04:36 pm January 19, 2018
At KureSmart Pain Management, patient loyalty and physician ratings increased after the launch of their new business intelligence strategy, an executive said.
doctor burnout

Janae Sharp lost her husband to suicide and now she’s building a legacy for her children by blowing the doors open on the stigmatized subject.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 11:21 am January 19, 2018
HIMSS18 presenter and Health IT consultant Janae Sharp lost her husband to suicide and now believes clinician engagement tools can help doctors in the future.
Elsevier acquires Via Oncology
By Mike Miliard 01:36 pm January 18, 2018
The company's evidence-based treatment pathways for cancer centers, developed over years at UPMC, will be added to Elsevier's analytics portfolio.
health IT funding

Despite the record growth, the report found steep declines in mobile health apps and wearable sensors year-over-year.

By Mike Miliard 11:56 am January 17, 2018
Total corporate funding for healthcare technology companies climbed to $8.2 billion (including debt and public market financing) in 2017 – a whopping 47 percent increase from the $5.6 billion raised in 2016, according to
crowdsourcing analytics

Sample code of ATT&CK from Mitre. Credit: Mitre

By Jessica Davis 02:08 pm January 16, 2018
Threat detection response is more reactive than proactive but MITRE engineer explains how sharing threats within a trusted environment can bolster security programs.

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