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open source machine learning

Health Catalyst director of data science Levi Thatcher said that the intention of open sourcing Healthcare.ai is to encourage collaboration for outcome improvement.

By Bernie Monegain 08:01 am December 01, 2016
The company said its goal is to make healthcare outcomes improvement accessible to all and, in turn, boost collaboration industrywide.
By Jessica Davis 11:24 am November 01, 2016
Seventy percent of security industry professionals believe threat intelligence is too complex or voluminous to provide actionable insights, according to Ponemon Institute's Threat Intelligence report released today.
By Bernie Monegain 01:33 pm October 28, 2016
Healthcare merger and acquisition activity was down in the third quarter of 2016. Compared with the second quarter, deal volume fell 11 percent, to 369 transactions, according to HealthcareM&A.com.
revenue cycle management
By Jessica Davis 03:09 pm September 21, 2016
Eighty-five percent of providers are currently in RCM replacement mode or assessment, according to the newest Black Book Market Research report.
Pop Health Forum 2016
By Tom Sullivan 12:30 pm September 15, 2016
The second Pop Health Forum 2016 took place in Chicago with expert speakers, panelists and healthcare professionals discussing pressing issues, from analytics to chronic care management to telehealth. Here’s a roundup of what happened. 
By Jessica Davis 10:49 am August 30, 2016
A recent Cybersecurity Ventures report, sponsored by security firm Herjavec Group, also found global cybersecurity defense costs will exceed $1 trillion over the next five years.
Population health

Michael Dulin, MD, director of the academy for population health innovation at the University of North Carolina

By Bill Siwicki 09:42 am August 24, 2016
How should population health look and work? There's a five-step process to getting there, said Michael Dulin, MD, director of the academy for population health innovation at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
data breach simulation

Too many hospitals and healthcare providers "really don't prepare – never mind practice – for a cyber event," says Candy Alexander.

By Chuck Green 02:13 pm July 14, 2016
While payers and large health systems have detailed protocols in place to prepare for and deal with breaches and security incidents, many hospitals and practices "don't even have plans in place."
UPMC IBM Watson

"We're analytical. We're high-tech. We can provide insights that others cannot," said UPMC's James Szilagy of the health system's new supply chain company.

By Bernie Monegain 10:17 am July 08, 2016
With an eye toward taking the healthcare supply chain to new levels, UPMC on July 8 launched Pensiamo, a new company whose goal is to help hospitals improve the supply chain, where costs are high and getting higher.
By Jessica Davis 12:05 pm July 07, 2016
Proposed legislation would elevate Health and Human Services' CISO from its current position under the CIO. Whether it passes or not, the notion is raising questions about typical reporting structures in the healthcare C-suite.

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