IDC Health Insights

Money
By Mike Miliard 02:36 pm September 02, 2015
The landmark Department of Defense contract awarded to Cerner and Leidos will have a big effect on how private-sector health systems gauge the value of electronic health record systems, a new report from IDC suggests.
Money and tech
By Mike Miliard 02:25 pm July 17, 2015
The push toward value-based outcomes means health information exchange technology has new opportunities for value-add, according to reports published this week by IDC Health Insights.
Target
By Erin McCann 04:05 pm February 06, 2015
Healthcare industry, listen up: you're a prime target for cyberattacks. Just ask virtually every IT security expert out there. Or ask Anthem, who learned the hard way.
IT workers
By Erin McCann 11:17 am November 28, 2014
Want ads for health information technology professionals saw a moderate slump in the third quarter, falling 4 percent from Q2. But the numbers weren't all underwhelming, as certain new job titles saw strong growth.
Man holding glowing globe
By Mike Miliard 03:58 pm November 26, 2014
In 2015, hospitals will -- and should -- make more advanced use of "third platform" technologies based on mobile tools, social channels, data analytics and the cloud, according to a recent report from IDC Health Insights.
By Mike Miliard 02:58 pm March 26, 2014
Solo physicians and small practices are finally starting to show encouraging electronic health record adoption rates, according to a new report from SK&A.
By Mike Miliard 05:00 am January 20, 2014
"It's not their fault!" says Derek Kosiorek, principal in the Healthcare Consulting Group of the Medical Group Management Association.
By Dillan Yogendra 01:21 pm January 15, 2014
It is a good time to be a patient in certain Middle East and Africa countries. Government authorities have identified eHealth as a top priority with the assurance of solid financial support.
Looking back to before data was big
By Mike Miliard 03:55 pm January 02, 2014
So much has changed in just the past few years when it comes to analytics in healthcare -- to say nothing of the huge leap from where we were a decade ago. But there's still plenty of catching up to do, compared to how other industries use data.
By Mike Miliard 05:00 am December 20, 2013
It's hard to go too long these days without hearing someone hype the benefits of big data. It's to the point where the term is all but a cliché.

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