Big Data

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By Mike Miliard 11:05 am December 31, 2015
In 2015, heath IT got BIG: Big data. Big data breaches. Big EHR contracts. Big M&A deals. Big anticipation about ICD-10. Big plans for (and frustrations with) meaningful use. Big fears about cybersecurity. Big hopes for the future of connected care and population health.
Money and tech
By Jessica Davis 10:23 am December 29, 2015
The recent CMS 90/10 final rule extends the 2011 federal funding regulation for Medicaid Eligibility systems. It's just one of the latest CMS efforts to support states attempting to modernize and develop more effective Medicaid IT systems.
money piles
By Bernie Monegain 09:14 am December 29, 2015
Evariant, which offers a CRM platform for healthcare providers, raised $42.3 million in a Series C round of financing. Goldman Sachs led the funding.
Busy hospital
By Mike Miliard 11:43 am December 21, 2015
Population health was all the buzz at HIMSS15 in Chicago this past spring, and it will surely be among the hottest of topics when HIMSS16 kicks off in Las Vegas this coming February. It was also, not surprisingly, among the most popular story subjects on Healthcare IT News. Here were the 10 most-read stories on the topic of 2015.
Doctor and patient
By Jessica Davis 11:39 am December 15, 2015
A new report from Frost & Sullivan that forecasts the market will grow 13.2 percent over the next five years.
CIOs
By Mike Miliard 10:05 am December 14, 2015
We polled the chief information officers of top IT departments and asked them about the projects they'll be pursuing in 2016 as well as their predictions for healthcare or health IT in the coming year.
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.
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.
Drugs
By Jonah Comstock 10:22 am November 24, 2015
Athenahealth subsidiary Epocrates pulled its Bugs + Drugs app from the App Store this past week, two years after it was found by physician reviewers to be rife with errors; athenahealth cited challenges related to the need for "continual iteration" to maintain its accuracy.
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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