Data Warehousing

Padlocks and computer code
By Rick Kam 08:28 am October 19, 2015
The days of James Bond and his world-saving exploits are over. In today's reality, nation-states and their criminal partners can disrupt commerce and defenses in the free world from the safety and comfort of their computer desks.
By Brian Levy, MD 03:44 pm October 08, 2015
Actionable data is critical to advancing healthcare's Triple Aim: improving patient experience, population health and costs. Data accuracy for analytics and information sharing must exist to accomplish these goals.
By Rick Kam 10:03 am October 05, 2015
Most people navigate the World Wide Web via well-known search engines such as Google or Bing. Underneath the publicly accessible web, however, is the "Deep Web," the part of the web that is not indexed by common search engines.
By Scott Rea 06:41 am July 31, 2015
Back in the old days -- say, a whole 10 years ago -- thieves had to be physically inside a healthcare facility to steal patient information. How times have changed.
By Rick Kam 09:26 am July 30, 2015
The dangers of data breach make for great headlines: data held for ransom, financial fraud, medical identity theft. But despite the risks of a breach, the most immediate threat in most security incidents is failure to comply with regulatory requirements.
By Nathan Wenzler 10:03 am July 29, 2015
Ponemon's recently published 2015 Study on Privacy & Data Security of Healthcare Data makes one point crystal clear: healthcare organizations must do more to protect sensitive patient information from the wide variety of data breach threats.
By Pamela Bartz 01:58 pm July 21, 2015
As providers gain value from the digital revolution, most can't reach ultimate integration nirvana due to data silos and disparate systems. Data virtualization enables hospitals and health systems to create a more agile information architecture.
By Gregory Berg 11:25 am July 17, 2015
In an industry under pressure to contain costs and improve outcomes, big data is proving to be a valuable asset. But data alone can't move the needle. It's all about how it's analyzed to drive smarter decisions.
By Mary A. Chaput 09:06 am July 14, 2015
The massive data breach at the Office of Personnel Management has already brought down director Katherine Archuleta and launched a class-action lawsuit by the American Federation of Government Employees. It didn't have to happen.
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By Michael Simon 05:39 pm July 09, 2015
Health organizations are often moving too quickly from EHR implementation to population health and risk-based contracts, glossing over (or skipping entirely) the crucial step of evaluating the quality of the data they're using.

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