Big Data

By David Lareau 08:35 am June 11, 2013
It’s growing. And growing. And growing. And now, as states are forming their own HIEs and more ACOs are in development, the amount of healthcare data that’s being generated truly boggles the mind.
By Viet Nguyen, MD and Dan Ramunda 01:20 pm June 06, 2013
“Big data” is one of the hottest topics in healthcare these days. Indeed, there is a belief in many quarters that big data tools are required to help healthcare organizations take the most effective care of patients. That belief is not necessarily true.
By Lisa Suennen 08:17 am December 19, 2012
It is not everyday that a person gets to see something entirely foreign and new and have their eyes opened to things that delight and surprise them, but I have just returned from a week of that feeling and it was downright revelatory.
By Shahid Shah 09:40 am November 15, 2012
Having recently spoken at about a half dozen conferences on the subject of "big data" in government and healthcare I’ve come to the conclusion that we’re focusing, at least in healthcare, on the wrong topic.
By Joseph C. Kvedar 08:21 am May 08, 2012
I was chatting with a friend the other day about how to get people’s attention in this information-overload age, and we decided that the use of buzz words was a critical component of success. So I decided to test this catchy title and see if it leads to any more reader traffic than I usually get.
By Jeff Rowe 09:17 am October 19, 2011
If you had to choose the one idea driving the HIT transition, it would probably be along the lines of, “Information is good, and more information is better.”

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