Business Intelligence (BI)

Data servers
By Mike Miliard 10:06 am March 09, 2015
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' first Chief Data Officer Niall Brennan talks about his first few months as CDO, and offers advice for providers looking to tap into their own data to drive efficiency and improve care.
Healthcare icons
By John Andrews 05:02 pm March 06, 2015
At HIMSS15, Infor will showcase tools for streamlining business and clinical operations, and tracking vital resources.
Digital data
By Bernie Monegain 09:10 am March 06, 2015
A new survey published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association wanted to gauge medical students' attitudes regarding clinical informatics training and careers. Instead, researchers found a surprising lack of awareness about the field.
Katrina Keefer Belt
By Mike Miliard 10:43 am February 17, 2015
More and more providers are deploying clinical and business intelligence tools to help care for patients and optimize operations, but fewer have yet taken the plunge into predictive analytics. One hospital is glad it did.
Crystal ball
By Mike Miliard 10:12 am February 16, 2015
Gauging the future impact of emerging healthcare technologies can be tricky. A recent case study from ECRI Institute seeks to assess the accuracy of its crystal ball gazing.
Clinovations CEO Trenor Williams, MD
By Bernie Monegain 10:19 am February 12, 2015
The Advisory Board Company, a research, technology and consulting firm, has acquired Clinovations, an 80-employee, health IT company located just half a mile away.
By Richard Pizzi 01:03 pm February 11, 2015
Coordinated Health, a physician-owned, surgical specialty hospital network in Pennsylvania, has appointed a new chief information officer, who will lead IT efforts across the health system's two hospitals and 15 clinics.
data servers
By Chris Nerney 10:58 am February 10, 2015
Big data tools and techniques are enabling providers to glean information from more and more sources. The challenge is analyzing it all and understanding how to put it to work improving processes and care.
Rural
By Mike Miliard 11:03 am February 06, 2015
Analytics tools are increasingly being deployed across healthcare, but in few places are investments in those technologies more important than at small and rural hospitals.
Analysts believe healthcare is entering a post-EHR era.
By Bernie Monegain 10:10 am February 05, 2015
With electronic health records now well established, a mature U.S. hospital IT market is expected to see higher growth opportunities in the non-clinical segment over the next seven years.

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