Analytics

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By Bill Siwicki 02:14 pm March 31, 2017
Execs, IT pros and clinicians are using mobile devices to access clinical information and EHRs, a new HIMSS Analytics study says.
By Bill Siwicki 07:06 am March 31, 2017
The greatest challenge to implementing healthcare analytics? A lack of leadership, finds the Healthcare Center of Excellence, which offers advice on how organizations can progress.
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Stanford's Zeeshan Syed said machine learning will become critical as providers move toward precision medicine. 

By Bill Siwicki 07:38 am March 30, 2017
Both supervised and unsupervised machine learning can help executives better enhance care delivery, Stanford algorithms expert says.

IBM Watson Health at the HIMSS17 conference.

By Bernie Monegain 07:01 am March 30, 2017
IBM Watson Health will adopt SNOMED CT for use in Watson Health work, SNOMED International and IBM Watson announced today.
Big Data

UC Berkeley School Of Public Health dean Stefano Bertozzi said Big Data can reveal differences in performance, if executives know how to read results. 

By Bill Siwicki 04:07 pm March 28, 2017
As the amount of available health data explodes, executives must learn how to dig through it to get to the key performance indicators, the dean of UC Berkeley School Of Public Health says.

The stairs at The Advisory Board's D.C. offices. (handout)

By Susan Morse 01:21 pm March 28, 2017
The news comes less than three weeks after the consultant and IT vendor fended off a takeover by Elliott Management Corp.
Health Catalyst Leading Wisely
By Mike Miliard 12:45 pm March 28, 2017
The new Leading Wisely tool combines data analytics from IT systems enterprise-wide to help hospital leaders develop more informed strategies.

Accenture Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme and Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO, North America, are working on closing the gender gap in technology.

By Bernie Monegain 02:34 pm March 27, 2017
New research from Accenture concludes technology can help women advance at work and help close the gender pay gap.

Andrew Pecora, MD

By Mike Miliard 11:09 am March 27, 2017
The multi-year research agreement will see the pharmaceutical company putting Cota's analytics platform to work for improved breast cancer treatment outcomes.
By John Andrews 10:32 am March 27, 2017
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are fast accelerating the insights that can be gleaned from the granular descriptions enabled by ICD-10.

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