Analytics

IBM's big data providing insight into how Ebola spread
By Bernie Monegain 01:11 pm May 05, 2017
Analysis of infected carriers is said to represent a new approach over previous studies.
VA big data program

The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Photo by Dwight Burdette, Wikimedia Commons 

By Jessica Davis 01:51 pm May 01, 2017
The initiative will leverage artificial intelligence, high-performance computing and data from the VA and other federal resources to develop better treatments and preventative care for veterans.
health performance platform for athletes
By Jessica Davis 11:23 am May 01, 2017
The partnership will integrate the analytics tools with Cerner’s HealtheAthlete customized training programs and treatments.
analytics on EHR data
By Mike Miliard 01:54 pm April 28, 2017
MGMA survey finds mixed approach to interpreting, aggregating or organizing their records.
Big Data healthcare analytics
By Tom Sullivan 11:36 am April 26, 2017
The upcoming event will address emerging technologies, leadership insights, challenges to overcome and practicable advice about thriving in the increasingly data-rich healthcare world.
EHR sepsis detection
By Mike Miliard 03:22 pm April 25, 2017
KLAS report shows that while Cerner’s analytics is easy to turn on, Epic’s can require a more cumbersome installation.
VA hospitals JAMA report

Audie L. Murphy Veterans Administration Hospital in San Antonio, TX (via Wikimedia Commons)

By Jessica Davis 02:10 pm April 20, 2017
The agency scored higher on six of nine patient safety indicators, but still needs to work on behavioral health and patient experience, a JAMA Internal Medicine report finds.
Medical Capital Innovation contest
By Mike Miliard 04:17 pm April 18, 2017
The teams will compete for $100,000 in cash prizes and mentoring opportunities at the HIMSS Innovation Center in Cleveland.
Steve Ballmer government spending
By Bill Siwicki 03:12 pm April 18, 2017
The former Microsoft CEO’s previously-stealth website cost $10 million to launch and will run $3-5 million a year to operate, funding researchers in Seattle and a grant to the University of Pennsylvania.
ClearDATA cloud services gets $12 million
By Bernie Monegain 12:34 pm April 18, 2017
The company will use the money to advance its security, regulatory and compliance functionality for healthcare customers.

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