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MultiCare Health System in Tacoma, Washington. 

By Bernie Monegain 10:33 am April 13, 2016
The aim is to save $25 million annually and Health Catalyst’s profits are directly tied to MultiCare meeting that goal.

Allyson Gilmore, principal data scientist at Ayasdi, said that understanding trends can help providers avoid losing money, but the data is complex. 

By John Andrews 10:12 am April 11, 2016
Advanced analytics and machine learning technologies are critical to pinpointing problems in large datasets that could be losing providers money. That’s why some organizations are investigating every single denied claim to better understand trends. 
By Mike Miliard 11:26 am March 31, 2016
A Navy Seal-like analytics team at the University of Michigan Health System eliminated 10,000 hours of work and recovered $3 million in RAC money. Here’s how an experimental, try-and-fail approach helped them do it.
Caleb Anderson, vice president of ambulatory at Cerner
By Bernie Monegain 11:08 am March 29, 2016
Caleb Anderson says changing payment models are likely to make hospital executives rethink revenue cycles, and consider outsourcing services to Cerner or one of its competitors, including athenahealth, eClinicalWorks, NextGen, Conifer and others.
Skype for Business
By Bill Siwicki 01:38 pm February 29, 2016
The telemedicine tech vendor is betting the ubiquitous Microsoft systems will enable a more robust, secure and scalable collaboration platform.
IBM will pay $2.6 billion to acquire Truven Health Analytics for its Watson Health unit.
By Bernie Monegain 09:34 am February 18, 2016
IBM executives say the purchase adds not only a massive repository of health data to the Watson Health Cloud, but also an extensive client roster to IBM's Watson Health unit.
Rance Clouser, vice president of IT field services at Advocate Health Care, will speak at HIMSS16.
By Jessica Davis 02:52 pm February 16, 2016
To help information technology departments succeed at driving new projects, it takes viewing the IT team as partners, not roadblocks. That’s the aim at Illinois-based Advocate Health Care, said Rance Clouser, the system’s vice president of IT field services.
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By Healthcare IT News 10:37 am February 16, 2016
Only a few days remain to submit speaker and session proposals for the Healthcare IT News and HIMSS Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, which will be held in San Francisco June 14 and 15.
By Tom Sullivan 09:26 am January 20, 2016
HIMSS revealed that HX360 is adding two speakers with national experience in healthcare issues who are not afraid of taking controversial positions.
By Healthcare IT News 09:58 am January 19, 2016
Healthcare IT News and HIMSS are accepting speaking proposals for the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, which will be presented June 14-15 in San Francisco.

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