Big Data

MIT health economist Joseph Boyle said the bold promise of big data is to prevent high-cost health events before they happen.

By Tom Sullivan 04:47 pm October 24, 2016
Predictive analytics are not going to be perfect. But that’s okay. Experts explain the sweet spot to target today.  

Benson Hsu, MD, vice president of data and analytics at Sanford Health

By Mike Miliard 04:27 pm October 24, 2016
Benson Hsu, MD, vice president of data and analytics at Sanford Health, explains how sharing data with 'smart people' from outside the health system has led to some innovative applications for population health management.

Arizona State University

By Jeff Lagasse 03:47 pm October 24, 2016
On Friday, the Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University and the Mayo Clinic announced a formal partnership to launch a medical certificate program at the clinic's new medical school in Scottsdale that will focus on healthcare costs.

Ingo Chakravarty, a 26-year senior healthcare executive, will lead Navican as president and CEO.

By Bernie Monegain 03:37 pm October 24, 2016
Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare has launched Navican Genomics, a research and testing startup to speed progress in precision medicine.

Peter Embi, MD, will join the Regenstrief Institute as President and CEO next December.

By Bernie Monegain 01:13 pm October 24, 2016
Peter Embi, MD, an internationally recognized expert in biomedical informatics, will leave his post as interim chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics and associate dean for research informatics at Ohio State University’s College of Medicine, to join Regenstrief Institute as CEO.
Data 3.0

Terry Sullivan, OnPointe CMIO, during a panel at the Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum Boston. Also pictured:  Kayla Pelegrin of 3M and Richard Proctor of Hortonworks. 

By Tom Sullivan 01:10 pm October 24, 2016
Hospitals that haven't started making data actionable, explainable, trusted and contextualized should start now. Why the urgency? In two or three years, finding talented data scientists and other skilled workers is only going to get more difficult.

Accenture and Girls Who Code are working to draw more girls into computer science with efforts beginning in junior high school.

By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am October 24, 2016
Research from Accenture and Girls Who Code is out with the classic good news, bad news regarding women in the computing workforce. The bad news? The number of women in the U.S. computing workforce will decline from 24 percent to 22 percent by 2025, the research shows.
By Bernie Monegain 09:06 am October 24, 2016
The findings continue to disappoint, disturb.

Mandira Singh leads the More Disruption Please initiative at athenahealth.

By Bernie Monegain 07:32 am October 24, 2016
Describes the cloud-based EHR company’s culture as encouraging experimenting without fear of failing.
data information governance strategies

SAP CMIO David Delaney, MD, said that data is a raw commodity but information's value comes from governance and interpretation.

By John Andrews 06:46 am October 24, 2016
Yes, there is a difference. And even though the definitions overlay, smart hospital executives understand that with health data expanding exponentially governance strategies and details can make or break an organization. 

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