Business Intelligence

Money
By Tom Sullivan 09:15 am November 16, 2015
Despite the constant stream of data breaches and ever-larger criminal attacks against healthcare and other organizations, CIOs and CISOs still often face stumbling blocks when trying to win approval for a larger security budgets.
Intermountain
By Susan Morse 09:55 am November 12, 2015
The Utah health system, a longtime IT leader, is consolidating revenue cycle functions -- totaling $5 billion in annual gross patient revenue -- across its 22 hospitals and more than 100 physician clinics.
Calculator and spreadsheet
By Bernie Monegain 10:03 am November 11, 2015
A telling sign that Health Catalyst is gearing up for an IPO is the announcement today that Jack Kane (John A. Kane) is joining the board of the data warehousing and analytics and outcomes company.
Connected people
By Skip Snow 09:18 am November 10, 2015
Geisinger Health System, an Epic shop, recently chose to deploy Cerner's HealtheIntent population health platform. We spoke with Nicholas Marko, MD, Geisinger's chief data officer, about the integration challenges and opportunities ahead.
Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum
By Mike Miliard 12:31 pm November 06, 2015
Looking to make hay from healthcare data? To turn raw numbers into real value? In this continuously-updated post, learn how experts at the Healthcare IT News Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum are using clinical and business intelligence to drive quality improvements, efficiency gains and cost savings.
Marcus Thames of the Detroit Tigers
By Mike Miliard 08:59 am November 06, 2015
At the Healthcare IT News Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum on Thursday, one CMIO showed how healthcare data mining and baseball Sabermetrics have more in common than one might think. Both want to notch some big wins.
Digital data
By Kaiser Health News 08:29 am November 05, 2015
For generations, physicians have been trained in basic science and human anatomy to diagnose and treat the individual patient. But now, massive stores of data about what works for which patients are literally changing the way medicine is practiced -- and taught.
Analytics
By Mike Miliard 11:59 am October 29, 2015
It's one thing to say you're going to embrace data analytics; it's another to do it. And it's something else entirely to actually turn the insights derived from clinical intelligence into better care. One huge health system has some tips.
Yale-New Haven Hospital
By Jessica Davis 09:23 am October 21, 2015
Yale-New Haven Hospital has attained Stage 7 status from HIMSS Analytics, joining just 3.7 percent of U.S. hospitals in the HIMSS Analytics Database to have been awarded this distinction as of the second quarter of 2015.
Opposing sides
By Mike Miliard 11:19 am October 15, 2015
There are generally "two camps" when it comes to appreciating predictive analytics in healthcare, says Sriram Vishwanath, professor of data science and informatics at UT Austin: the overconfident and the skeptical. Both could learn a lesson about its capabilities and limitations.

Most Read

The Daily Brief Newsletter