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By Rachel Gotbaum 01:00 am May 01, 2014
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a highly regarded teaching hospital in Boston, but in 2012, the hospital found out it had one of the highest rates of readmissions among Medicare patients in the country. That meant federal fines of more than $1 million -- and a lot of soul searching for the staff, says Dr. Julius Yang, the head of quality...
By Neil Versel 01:00 am May 01, 2014
With apologies to Internet meme-makers everywhere, analytics experts have a message for healthcare providers trying to get their heads around business and clinical intelligence: "Big data, you're doing it wrong."
By Kaiser Health News 10:05 am April 18, 2014
After some doctors at University of Utah Health Care noticed scathing online reviews about themselves in 2012, the hospital system decided the best way to respond was by posting its patients' ratings of physicians on the hospital's own website.
By Bernie Monegain 01:00 am April 18, 2014
While compared with other industries, healthcare has been slow to recognize the value that data and analytics could have on both the clinical and the business sides of the house.
Kaiser Permanente
By Mike Miliard 10:55 am April 11, 2014
Encouraged by the patient engagement spurred by giants such as Geisinger and the VA who've taken part, Kaiser Permanente Northwest and eight other health systems in the region have signed on to OpenNotes -- the first widespread adoption of the data sharing program.
Kaiser Permanente
By Erin McCann 10:25 am April 07, 2014
Some 5,100 Kaiser Permanente patients were sent HIPAA breach notification letters after a KP research computer was found to have been infected with malicious software. Officials say the computer was infected with the malware for more than two and a half years before being discovered Feb. 12.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston cuts readmissions.
By Rachel Gotbaum 10:42 am April 04, 2014
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a highly regarded teaching hospital in Boston, but in 2012, the hospital found out it had one of the highest rates of readmissions among Medicare patients in the country. That meant federal fines of more than $1 million -- and a lot of soul searching for the staff, says Dr. Julius Yang, the head of quality...
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By Neil Versel 06:45 am April 04, 2014
With apologies to Internet meme-makers everywhere, analytics experts have a message for healthcare providers trying to get their heads around business and clinical intelligence: "Big data, you're doing it wrong."
By Mike Miliard 11:06 am February 28, 2014
The Care Connectivity Consortium, which links five powerhouse providers in a nationwide data exchange collaborative, added a sixth member earlier this week at HIMSS14.
H.I.T. Men & Women are game changers
By Bernie Monegain 08:36 am February 26, 2014
The fifth annual H.I.T. Men & Women Awards Reception celebrated nine trailblazers in healthcare IT, people who through their vision, talent and perseverance are advancing the adoption of health IT, innovation and best practices to improve healthcare.

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