Big Data

Blood vessel
By Diana Manos 07:49 am October 21, 2015
For precision medicine to become widespread, healthcare organizations must become "data-driven enterprises," wherein physicians use the information most pertinent to their patients.
10e TeleVisits
By Tom Sullivan 09:31 am October 16, 2015
The new cloud-based platform rolls together analytics, big data, population health, telehealth tools and data from wearables into what the company's CEO said will set expectations for next-gen EHRs.
CIO and doctors
By Bernie Monegain 06:20 am October 16, 2015
More than 600 CIOs at the CHIME15 Fall Forum were asked to consider happiness -- and how they might have more of it. They seemed to take to the concept that "joy fuels our potential."
Opposing sides
By Mike Miliard 11:19 am October 15, 2015
There are generally "two camps" when it comes to appreciating predictive analytics in healthcare, says Sriram Vishwanath, professor of data science and informatics at UT Austin: the overconfident and the skeptical. Both could learn a lesson about its capabilities and limitations.
Illustration of people
By Mike Miliard 10:31 am October 14, 2015
Geisinger Health System, a longtime leader in value-based care delivery, has enlisted Cerner to help broaden its population health capabilities, deploying its HealtheIntent platform for cloud-based analytics.
Jeb Bush
By Bernie Monegain 04:14 pm October 13, 2015
More than a decade after his brother, President George W. Bush, mentioned healthcare information technology in his Jan. 20, 2004, State of the Union Address, Jeb Bush has cited health IT as a means of promoting innovation in healthcare.
Social media icons on smartphone
By Erin McCann 10:56 am October 13, 2015
Mining patients' social media data could provide enormous insight into overall health outcomes, according to a new study conducted by University of Pennsylvania researchers.
Michael Dell
By Erin McCann 10:55 am October 12, 2015
In one of the largest technology mergers in history, Dell announced Monday that it has inked a deal to acquire cloud computing and big data company EMC Corporation.
UPMC
By Erin McCann 10:08 am October 01, 2015
Looking to slash your readmission rates using big data but not sure where to start? It's best to hear the stories from the folks who have done it successfully. UPMC's analytics team is ahead of the curve.
Bend in the road
By Mike Miliard 10:15 am September 21, 2015
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation surveys the state of a digitizing health system in a new report, taking stock of the meaningful use program's successes and limitations -- and forecasting emerging healthcare trends.

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