Big Data

By Robert E. Watson 01:09 pm May 28, 2014
Big data is not new. Organizations have been working with large data sets for many years. What is unprecedented, however, is the volume and velocity of data now being produced in healthcare due to the digitization of administrative, clinical and financial information in EHRs, billing and other IT systems.
By Paddy Padmanabhan 11:47 am May 15, 2014
With limited budgets and ever-increasing demands for efficiency and service, how can healthcare payers and providers ensure that their analytics delivers against investments?
By Markus Hartmann 11:46 am May 06, 2014
Financial pressures intensify throughout the healthcare industry. To overcome these challenges and improve financial conditions, manufacturers and hospitals need to make new and fundamental changes in how they do business with each other as well as with other healthcare providers.
By Laurie McGraw 08:23 am March 03, 2014
As someone deeply involved in the development of electronic health records for the past 20 years, I leave HIMSS14 with a great sense of pride.
By Brent Dover 01:03 pm January 02, 2014
When overwhelmed by complex choices, most people will opt for the one that's easiest. In 2014, many healthcare leaders, overwhelmed by the sheer number of analytics vendors and strategies, will opt for the easy solution -- they'll ask their EHR provider for help. This will be a serious mistake.
By Karin Ratchinsky 12:42 pm November 12, 2013
How can healthcare payers and providers, including Healthcare.gov, position themselves to come out on top as players scramble to be digitally relevant?
By David Lareau 08:49 am October 10, 2013
As talks continue about big data and how to aggregate and share it electronically, we need to keep our ultimate goal in sight – giving providers the information required to better manage the health of the individual patient, in real time at the point of care.
By Baskar Mohan 09:28 am September 19, 2013
National Health IT Week is being celebrated all week. As we start to look into the future, it’s clear that healthcare IT will play a major role in the U.S. economy.
By Mark Norris 08:47 am July 30, 2013
Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) solve commonplace challenges by tracking valuable assets, staff, and patients on virtual maps, helping hospital employees and administrators save time.
By Tom Sullivan 01:18 pm July 29, 2013
What you’ll find in this eSupplement, brought to you jointly by Healthcare IT News and Healthcare Finance News, are many issues pertaining to a broad range of healthcare professionals — all of whom will interface with ICD-10 in one way or another.

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