Big Data

Salt Lake City
By Neil Versel 10:23 am October 02, 2014
With the recent news that four more participants in CMS's Pioneer ACO program are dropping out, the future of this important piece of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is in doubt, now that just half of the original 32 sites remain.
By John Andrews 12:25 pm September 30, 2014
Physicians are becoming a more empowered link in the healthcare chain, due in large part to their adoption and deployment of information technology, IT specialists serving the sector say.
By Mike Miliard 10:15 pm September 29, 2014
Among the many new products being showcased at AHIMA in San Diego this week: analytics focused on revenue cycle enhancement, tools for computer-assisted physician documentation, and, of course, IT to help smooth the transition to ICD-10.
Lana Moriarty
By Mike Miliard 10:53 am September 15, 2014
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has appointed Lana Moriarty to be the new head of its Consumer eHealth division.
White House
By Tom Sullivan 06:20 am September 05, 2014
After it was reported that U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park was leaving his post, immediate speculation was that a Googler and a Twitter attorney were in the running to succeed him. Turns out: President Obama hired both.
By Mike Miliard 02:32 pm August 27, 2014
Venture capital funding for health information technology surpassed $1 billion for the first time in Q2 2014 -- far surpassed, in fact, with $1.8 billion raised in 161 deals, more than doubling the $861 million raised in the previous quarter.
Dignity Health Executive Vice President and CIO Deanna Wise
By Bernie Monegain 10:48 am August 19, 2014
Dignity Health, one of the largest health systems in the country, will build a cloud-based data analytics platform. The health system tapped Cary, N.C.-based SAS to lead the big data and predictive analytics project.
female doctor and tablet
By Tom Sullivan 10:07 am August 18, 2014
Dan Pelino, the general manager of IBM's global public sector unit, reveals how the partnership came together, how Apple and IBM executives expect providers to use their technologies, when doctors might be able to query Watson via Siri, and other lesser-known-but-promising aspects of the deal.
Silhouette of head with gears
By Healthcare IT News 09:17 am August 12, 2014
With a nod to Apple and its famous 1997 TV spot, which highlighted doers and dreamers who colored outside the lines, we profile some of the 'crazy ones' who are helping transform health IT in new and unique ways.
By Mike Miliard 10:54 am August 04, 2014
For all the progress healthcare has made with regard to technology, there's so much further we can go, says Daniel Kraft, MD.

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