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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The Obama Administration has launched what it calls a "ground-breaking partnership" among the federal government, state officials, leading private health insurance organizations, and other healthcare anti-fraud groups to prevent healthcare fraud.
July 26, 2012
Leaders at Premier healthcare alliance have announced the launch of a program to help member health systems develop, implement and succeed in bundled payment arrangements in both public and private markets.
July 24, 2012
WorldOne, which develops healthcare data and research tools, announced Thursday its acquisition of Cambridge, Mass.-based Sermo, which bills itself as the largest online community of U.S. physicians.
July 20, 2012
The Community Oncology Alliance has released 16 quality measures for treating cancer. Officials from COA, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering and preserving community cancer care, said that, with the measures, its Oncology Medical Home Steering Committee had reached "a significant benchmark."
July 18, 2012
Healthcare pays more than any other industry for information technology, according to a new study, which finds that providers fork over an average of 17 percent more to meet their technology needs than do organizations from 29 other industries surveyed.
July 17, 2012
On Wednesday, officials at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and Health 2.0 announced the launch of a collaborative venture that aims to spur health information technology innovation among software developers.
July 12, 2012
Panasonic, a provider of professional healthcare display and monitor solutions, today announced a new 3D medical-grade 32” class monitor.
July 11, 2012
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Monday that 89 new accountable care organizations (ACOs) have joined the Medicare Shared Savings Program as of July 1.
July 10, 2012
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) announced Monday that there has been growth in its EHR Alternative Certification for Healthcare Providers, or EACH program.
July 9, 2012
The eHealth Initiative (eHI) has concerns that the proposed regulations for health information exchange could unintentionally stifle innovation and hinder the growth of data exchange.
July 6, 2012
The Department of Veteran Affairs is seeking industry help in developing standard technical specifications for clinical decision support that could be incorporated in its integrated electronic health record (iEHR) with the Defense Department.
July 5, 2012
Video may have killed the radio star, but the cloud is expected to rain on its parade, according to a new July report by MarketsandMarkets. Report authors announced Monday that the global healthcare cloud computing market is projected to precipitate a value of more than $5.4 billion by 2017.
July 2, 2012