November 10, 2015
Geisinger Health System, an Epic shop, recently chose to deploy Cerner's HealtheIntent population health platform. We spoke with Nicholas Marko, MD, Geisinger's chief data officer, about the integration challenges and opportunities ahead.
November 06, 2015
Looking to make hay from healthcare data? To turn raw numbers into real value? In this continuously-updated post, learn how experts at the Healthcare IT News Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum are using clinical and business intelligence to drive quality improvements, efficiency gains and cost savings.
November 06, 2015
At the Healthcare IT News Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum on Thursday, one CMIO showed how healthcare data mining and baseball Sabermetrics have more in common than one might think. Both want to notch some big wins.
November 05, 2015
For generations, physicians have been trained in basic science and human anatomy to diagnose and treat the individual patient. But now, massive stores of data about what works for which patients are literally changing the way medicine is practiced -- and taught.
November 02, 2015
At the United Regional Health Care System in Wichita Falls, Texas, IT is too big for just one department.
October 29, 2015
It's one thing to say you're going to embrace data analytics; it's another to do it. And it's something else entirely to actually turn the insights derived from clinical intelligence into better care. One huge health system has some tips.
October 21, 2015
Yale-New Haven Hospital has attained Stage 7 status from HIMSS Analytics, joining just 3.7 percent of U.S. hospitals in the HIMSS Analytics Database to have been awarded this distinction as of the second quarter of 2015.
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.
October 09, 2015
When Microsoft released Office 2016 at September's end, the software giant somewhat quietly revealed a host of new features geared toward healthcare providers. Healthcare CIOs and CISOs might be most interested in the privacy features.
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.