Business Intelligence

Healthcare providers are utilizing business intelligence solutions to analyze data such as revenue, staff performance and efficiency of operations. BI solutions, often manifested as informational dashboards, are increasingly included in hospital information systems and integrated with enterprise electronic health records.

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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.
June 24, 2015
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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.
June 24, 2015
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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.
June 18, 2015
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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."
June 15, 2015
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Healthcare is flying high these days, with analytics seen as the next big wave on both the business and clinical sides of the industry. Two companies that just went public -- and one that has filed its intent to do so -- make for interesting indicators of changes to expect in the industry.
June 8, 2015
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When it comes to providing the right care to the right patient in record time, the nation's policymakers, researchers, doctors and nurses seem on the verge of critical mass, or what author Malcolm Gladwell would call "the tipping point."
June 4, 2015
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As they make analytics inroads and arrive at tangible, transformative clinical and financial discoveries, many healthcare organizations are showing that C&BI is more about people and process than it is about technology.
June 3, 2015
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For the first time, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will allow innovators access to Medicare claims and other CMS data, Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt announced Tuesday at Health Datapalooza.
June 2, 2015
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This first part may sting a bit: To those healthcare organizations in the beginning stages of rolling out a data analytics program, chances are you're going to do it completely and utterly wrong.
June 2, 2015
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Chicago's Advocate Health Care has 13 hospitals and one of the largest accountable care organizations in the U.S. With population health management at the center of ACO success, it is well acquainted with using analytics for quality improvement.
May 20, 2015
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Signs are everywhere that healthcare is finally starting to see the transformative potential of analytics, just as many other industries have for years. Nonetheless, "there are a lot of challenges. And part of that is just: 'Who's going to do the heavy lifting on this?'"
May 12, 2015
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Cleveland Clinic is the latest world-class provider to make its analytics algorithms available on Apervita, enabling other health providers to put some of its knowledge to work improving their own outcomes.
May 5, 2015
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Where is your organization on the way to becoming truly data driven? Discover the steps every healthcare organization needs to take to use data to drive success in the Healthcare Analytics Adoption Model.
November 19, 2013
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Analytics is a buzzword in healthcare today. But what exactly does that mean? Anyone who has looked into implementing “analytics” for their organization knows that a multitude of options for healthcare analytics are available. This paper will summarize the four primary analytics options available to healthcare organizations today, as well as the pros and cons of each.
October 17, 2013
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A comprehensive eBook, offering the tips and tools to help healthcare professionals on the path to MU and beyond.
May 9, 2013
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Learn how the Inova Translational Medicine Institute (ITMI) is innovating precision medicine.
June 2, 2015
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Hear how this health system overcame challenges and took advantage of opportunities on its journey to develop value-added health plans and employer solutions. Gain insights into the strategies health systems are deploying today as they assess technology and services that an emerging or mature health plan requires to become a high-reliability organization.
May 18, 2015
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Listen to the conversation with John Kenagy, PhD, SVP & CIO, CISO, Lexmark Healthcare, and moderator Rich Pizzi, Editorial Director, HIMSS Media, as John discusses strategy and thought leadership on clinical and business intelligence strategies.
May 11, 2015
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This session provides a step by step guide to creating and managing an effective cost improvement program—as well as ensuring that savings stick for the long-term.
March 30, 2015
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Universal, zero-footprint viewers help clinicians streamline diagnosis, improve result turnaround time and facilitate communication and sharing with patients. How "universal" must these viewers be to truly deliver on their promises? Here are five key criteria to look for before deploying a universal, zero-footprint viewer.
March 26, 2015
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Health analytics solutions from Microsoft and partners help pull together different types of data—from EMR systems to handwritten notes to social media—and marry these diverse data types in ways never before possible. Give everyone in your organization a powerful new way to work with data—with today’s health analytics solutions, you can empower your health professionals to generate actionable insights from the rapidly growing data in our industry.
March 17, 2015
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From changing reimbursement models to an increasingly empowered patient base, the pressure is on hospitals to make better use of their data. But how to turn ever-expanding volumes of data into actionable insight?
March 17, 2015
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Healthcare organizations are defining organization-specific strategies to gain control of patient data access, sharing and management. In this Executive Brief, the CTO at central Florida’s largest imaging center discusses PACS, VNAs and image management and how he leveraged an Enterprise Imaging Platform to regain imaging control and automate specialty workflows.
March 11, 2015
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Learn about malicious cybercrime, the evolution of hackers, and how it affects the corporate IT landscape. See how Navisite and Alert Logic have teamed up to provide relevant security solutions and strategies for businesses to use to prevent harmful cyber activity.
February 26, 2015
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With Stage 2 meaningful use, ICD-10, the HIPAA Omnibus Rule and the Affordable Care Act dominating the agenda these past few years, Beth Israel Deaconess CIO John Halamka, MD, is doing some research to help reshape next priorities.
June 18, 2015
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Healthcare organizations have learned that gathering data for the sake of gathering data yields little benefit. But when data is refined, the opportunities for use multiply.
May 26, 2015
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It’s no secret that healthcare is transitioning from a focus on episodic care to more regular, wellness-driven visits. For hospitals and health systems, this shift into a more value-driven environment has as much impact on the revenue cycle as clinical care.
May 15, 2015
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Over the next several months you will notice significant changes happening at HIMSS Analytics, starting with our re-designed website.
April 10, 2015
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Like most technologies, big data can be used for good or it can be abused. But the good that big data brings far outweighs any accompanying risks.
February 17, 2015
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In an era where medicine is highly specialized and different specialties are involved in the care of a patient, intelligent use of information technology is essential to help providers, payers and patients achieve better care management outcomes while simultaneously improving cost and quality of care.
January 14, 2015
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If you're an entrepreneur pitching a promising Big Data application to hospitals, there are a few key conditions you must satisfy to be successful.
January 9, 2015
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Consider McDonald's, Wendy's, and Burger King, and your favorite sit-down restaurant, and your favorite diner, and your favorite sushi place. Do they all do the same thing? Basically. But their processes are very different. The same applies to healthcare.
January 8, 2015
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I'm often asked by hedge funds, investors, and private equity firms to evaluate start ups based on their management savvy, product maturity, and business models. I've been on several calls with startups in 2014 in which the grammar was all "present future tense."
December 29, 2014
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Accelerators are accelerating. So begins the news from California, where a new report points to the recent rapid growth of healthcare accelerators.
December 3, 2014
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It is taken as gospel by most radiologists and hospital IT professionals that a vendor-neutral archiving application is critical for unifying diagnostic imaging workflows. And VNAs are a great tool. But that doesn't mean you should buy one.
November 20, 2014
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What follows are the dos and don’ts of each step in the EHR buying process; these tips will guide you when comparing options so you select medical software best suited for your needs.
October 9, 2014
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Jvion, a leading provider of predictive clinical and financial solutions for healthcare providers, today announced that the company has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors" in the Cool Vendors in Healthcare Providers, 2014 report by Gartner, Inc.
May 2, 2014
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The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body, announced today the adoption of new program criteria, which includes various enhancements and clarifications including further support of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Omnibus Rule.
January 13, 2014
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Advances Ability to Identify Opportunities for Quality, Financial and Operational Improvement.
November 21, 2013
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athenahealth's Best-in-KLAS EHR and Practice Management Services Selected to Provide Nimble and Proven Option for Independent Physicians Across the Rush Health Network
October 23, 2013
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Best-Selling Text Celebrates 25 Years as Leading Manual for Clinical Researchers.
October 22, 2013
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Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information for healthcare professionals and students, announced today that Artemis Health Group, Inc. has selected its Health Language applications to promote clinical documentation, regulatory compliance and interoperability in the Artemis suite of OB-GYN electronic health record, practice management and patient engagement solutions.
September 5, 2013
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Orion Health, the leader in eHealth technology, and the North Dakota Health Information Network today announced that NDHIN has selected Orion Health HIE to power North Dakota’s statewide health information exchange. NDHIN providers will utilize Orion Health HIE to enhance a number of healthcare programs aimed at improving care transitions, streamlining physician-to-physician referrals and expanding existing immunization registry data, among others.
June 26, 2013
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Healthcare Providers Navigate Regulatory Hurdles, Protect Patients, Improve Care Delivery and Accelerate Electronic Medical Record Adoption Using Intelligent Systems with Speech and Language Understanding
May 6, 2013
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MZI HealthCare, LLC (MZIHC), a leading provider of health plan administration software, announced today the launch of an improved EZ-CAP, MZIHC’s flagship product.
July 18, 2012
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Online publication will provide business and technology intelligence to small and medium sized physician group practices
January 6, 2012
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Atlanta-based Business Computer Applications, Inc. (BCA) has been awarded an $8 million dollar task order to provide IT and statistical support to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).
June 16, 2011
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QlikTech, a leader in Business Discovery - user-driven Business Intelligence (BI), today announced that its customer Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving healthcare delivery through the integration of research and information technology, is expanding its QlikView deployment to make significant progress toward finding a cure for mental illness and addiction disorders.
June 2, 2011
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