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Big Data Harvard

Leonard D’Avolio, assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and CEO of Cyft, said that if any industry has a right to be frustrated with information technology, it's healthcare. 

By Bill Siwicki 08:09 am March 27, 2017
The excitement that Big Data brings is matched by the confusion about exactly what the technologies can do, according to Leonard D’Avolio. And that is as true in healthcare as anywhere else.
GE digital transformation

GE Healthcare CEO John Flannery

By Bernie Monegain 12:34 pm March 23, 2017
CEO John Flannery said the company is embarking on a digital transformation of its healthcare entity, which is  focused on cloud, data analytics, population health, imaging and more.
Premier Chief Operating Officer Mike Alkire

"Making sense of that data has clearly become a priority for leaders as has the movement toward a more consumer-centric and accountable care delivery system," said Premier Chief Operating Officer Mike Alkire about leadership in the industry during the current political climate. 

By Jessica Davis 10:54 am March 22, 2017
Healthcare leaders are zeroing in on population health, patient engagement and analytics, according to a new Premier study.
CMIO analytics artificial intelligence

Onpointe CMIO Terry Sullivan said that simple analytics won't cut it anymore.

By Bill Siwicki 08:16 am March 22, 2017
Healthcare organizations are going to need all of them to compete and thrive in the next generation of healthcare, according to Onpointe chief medical information officer Terry Sullivan.
Covenant analytics population health

Covenant Health care coordination manager Rebecca Williams, RN, said the system had to think of itself in a full-risk contract because it is on the hook for almost everything. 

By Bill Siwicki 08:31 am March 21, 2017
The health system transformed itself to tap into timely information to make care services more attractive to its own employees and as a result positively impact patient outcomes.
Intel artificial intelligence cancer
By Jack McCarthy 09:39 am March 16, 2017
Company officials said the competition offers a total of $100,000 for three winners, with first place taking $50,000. 
Mass General population health

Mass General's Adrian Zai said that among the population health challenges is coordinating care and making sure all the right pieces are in place. 

By Bill Siwicki 08:15 am March 14, 2017
The hospital's multidisciplinary care teams track patients in real-time and can mount interventions to correct lagging performance. And Mass General’s clinical director of population informatics Adrian Zai, MD, said that doctors like the program.
datacenter cloud analytics

Richard Stroup of Children's Mercy in Kansas City said that the datacenter of the future will have very few on-site employees. 

By Tom Sullivan 09:22 am March 13, 2017
Prominent healthcare executives are predicting a drastic shift from on-premise IT infrastructure into the cloud. That includes electronic health records, clinical decision support and analytics. 
artificial intelligence cloud

The showroom floor came in tops as favorite part of HIMSS17.

By Tom Sullivan and Wendy Almeida 01:53 pm March 10, 2017
Healthcare IT News conducted a post-HIMSS17 survey to gauge real implementations of the conference’s big buzzwords. Respondents also revealed their favorite part of this year’s conference. 
Google DeepMind blockchain health
By Mike Miliard 12:16 pm March 10, 2017
DeepMind, the Google-owned artificial intelligence company, is developing a new technology similar to blockchain for secure tracking of patient health data.

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