Analytics

population health
By Skip Snow 09:50 am December 07, 2015
John Showalter, MD, is chief health information officer at the University of Mississippi. He spoke to Healthcare IT News about the ways "dirty data" can still help with population health, the criticality of patient engagement and how analytics are "the antibiotics of our time."
Money and tech
By Jessica Davis 04:20 pm December 03, 2015
HIMSS on Thursday launched its Value Score program, touting it as the first international IT quality measurement for healthcare providers that factors in technological, clinical and financial outcomes.
Lightbulbs
By Bernie Monegain 09:00 am December 03, 2015
Mac McMillan put it on the table straight up. "Let's talk about business associates," he said.
IBM and Manipal
By Bernie Monegain 06:05 am December 03, 2015
Manipal Hospitals' corporate and teaching facilities in Bangalore, India, will be rolling out IBM's Watson for Oncology, a platform trained by Memorial Sloan Kettering.
Pediatrician and child
By Bernie Monegain 07:18 am December 01, 2015
Researchers at UCLA and USC will employ a $6 million award from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering to develop technology to help children with asthma.
Bridge
By Jessica Davis 11:13 am November 30, 2015
Innovations in healthcare face challenges without a continuous assessment of growing health IT needs. Furthermore, interoperability is crucial to the effectiveness of IT systems as they move from volume-based to value-based care, a new report from the American Hospital Association shows.
crystal ball
By John Andrews 09:01 am November 25, 2015
As healthcare shifts from being reactive to proactive, information technology is taking that move a step further through intuitive apps and programs that anticipate patient problems before they happen.
Hiring
By Jessica Davis 11:14 am November 24, 2015
Big majorities of health systems are increasingly looking toward IT outsourcing for complex infrastructure services, citing access to a fully-trained staff and positive return-on-investment as the chief reasons.
Clouds
By Mike Miliard 11:11 am November 24, 2015
As more than 50,000 medical professional prepare to head to Chicago for RSNA next week, Dell has unveiled new imaging and analytics tools built on partnerships with two other technology firms.
Connected people
By Jessica Davis 11:04 am November 23, 2015
Susquehanna Health System is one of the latest big providers to notch some big gains by linking EHRs and analytics across its campuses. The organization's leaders share some insights on how they're putting data to work.

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