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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As health organizations begin to feel their way toward accountable care models, a new report from KLAS explores how providers and vendors are putting the pieces together, finding varying levels of confidence in IT solutions' integration ability.
September 21, 2011
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Phytel has announced the launch of its Atmosphere platform, which integrates population health data with a patient communication engine to help providers proactively improve chronic and preventive care.
September 19, 2011
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University of Utah engineers say wireless technology will one day be used to noninvasively measure the breathing of surgery patients, adults with sleep apnea and babies at risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
September 19, 2011
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In August, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society acquired Berlin-based so2say communications, expanding HIMSS' media and communications offerings in Europe.
September 15, 2011
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Microsoft, AT&T and Premier are among a group of healthcare IT leaders that have launched a new consortium designed to help providers participate in accountable care organizations.
September 14, 2011
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In conjunction with National Health IT Week, National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) officials have announced the unveiling of "a significantly expanded and redesigned organization website" designed to provide a central meeting place for stakeholders from across the health IT industry.
September 14, 2011
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IBM is teaming with WellPoint to develop the first commercial applications of its Watson technology, with an eye toward bringing evidence-based information to care providers.
September 12, 2011
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If you're a hospital CIO, you're probably spending much of your time thinking about EHRs and CPOE and HIE. But there are other systems that are also important – such as HVAC.
September 9, 2011
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Avatar International, which provides quality improvement services to the healthcare industry, has been acquired by the Riverside Company, a private equity firm. Officials say the move will enable Avatar to expand its offerings to health system partners.
September 7, 2011
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Coastal Connect Health Information Exchange (CCHIE) announced Wednesday the successful connection of 10 unaffiliated physician practices to its health information exchange.
September 7, 2011
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The largest urban health simulation and training facility of its kind opened Tuesday at Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital Center.
September 6, 2011
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