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 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
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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
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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
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Cloud computing is a growing trend, with many looking to the technology as a natural step toward leveraging data. And if there's one more important use for the cloud, Greg Arnette, CTO at archiving company Sonian, believes it would be archiving to it.
June 27, 2012
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The American Medical Group Association and Press Ganey Associates have launched a new survey tool designed to help accountable care organizations improve efficiency, quality and the patient's experience.
June 15, 2012
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IndiGO, an application developed by San Francisco-based Archimedes Inc., uses a patient's EHR and advanced algorithms to generate graphical analyses of that individual's health risks. The app brought its game face to the Health Data Initiative (HDI) in Washington, D.C., earlier this month, eventually walking away with a win.
June 13, 2012
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Managing a hospital's operations means dealing with data. Lots and lots of data. That's where executive information systems come in. And as healthcare moves towards hugely different paradigms of care delivery and reimbursement, they're only going to become more crucial to efficient operations.
June 12, 2012
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Another cloud-based product made itself known to healthcare facilities on Wednesday. Experts say the platform will allow for efficient and affordable uploading, storing and distributing of videos on virtually any device.
June 7, 2012
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MedAssurant this week announced the formal launch of its new name: Inovalon, Inc. Company officials say Inovalon is a newly-coined term, created by combining innovation, value and action; within the name are also key elements of the words nova and valor.
June 7, 2012
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General Electric and Microsoft announced Wednesday they have completed the formation of Caradigm, the 50/50 joint health IT venture first announced this past December.
June 6, 2012
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in partnership with Brazil's Federal University of Rio Grande Do Norte, won the Mobile Health University Challenge with software that screens for hearing impairment.
May 30, 2012
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Pittsburgh-based Stoltenberg Consulting has found a way to put more health IT experts in the field with a new junior consultant program.
May 30, 2012
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