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By Healthcare IT News 09:55 am July 28, 2015
Healthcare IT News and HIMSS are accepting speaking proposals for the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, held in Boston, Nov. 4 to 6.
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By Erin McCann 11:06 am July 24, 2015
The Minnesota Department of Public Health for the first time ever has decided to analyze its troves of hospital admissions and ED data statewide. And what they found was more than a bit concerning when it came to costs and clinical outcomes.
By Don Yish 10:42 am July 16, 2015
The healthcare industry can be prone to overuse -- and sometimes misuse -- of buzzwords and acronyms. From "population health management" to "interoperability," it's worth unpacking what these terms really mean.
By Healthcare IT News 07:51 am July 15, 2015
Despite all the promise predictive and prescriptive analytics hold for population health management, there are obstacles healthcare organizations will have to overcome when it comes to big data.
Tech and money
By Erin McCann 10:56 am June 30, 2015
As healthcare providers shift away from fee-for-service toward value-based payment models, they're hitting some serious roadblocks -- one of them being that the majority of them lack sophisticated IT tools and analysis to support these new models.
Road signs
By Tom Sullivan 10:20 am June 30, 2015
In the national discourse about interoperability, much of the focus is on enabling a doctor using one electronic health record to access patient information residing in a different hospital's EHR, even when another vendor built it. But is that really the best way to give doctors the data they need?
By Mike Miliard 11:19 am June 24, 2015
With an eye toward the "irreversible transition" toward value-based care, EHR analytics firm Arcadia Healthcare Solutions has acquired Sage Technologies, which develops implementation tools and managed services for ACOs.
By Mike Miliard 10:54 am June 24, 2015
As the U.S. healthcare industry speeds toward an era where value-based reimbursement is the rule rather than the exception, hospitals are doing their homework in looking for revenue cycle technology vendors who can help them make the transition.
Anthony Chang, MD
By Gus Venditto 09:29 am June 18, 2015
No one questions that the era of big data is here, but Anthony Chang, MD, warns that the deluge of medical information is just beginning. That means artificial intelligence has a much more central role to play in healthcare.
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By Erin McCann 10:59 am June 15, 2015
In the 1990s, it was the Internet. In the early 2000s, it was about mobility. Now, it's the era of "living services," according to a new Accenture report, which sees healthcare soon providing a "new wave of transformative digital services."

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