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 economy might not be filling everyone's wallets these days, but the landscape for venture capital firms looking to invest in healthcare has never been hotter.
February 20, 2012
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Health literacy is about more than a person’s ability to read and write. The growing need to obtain, process and understand basic health information affects Americans of all education levels, and new tools are emerging in order to improve the readability of complicated medical documents.
February 14, 2012
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GE Healthcare and Microsoft have announced senior executives and the name of their joint health IT venture, which was announced in December. The new company, called Caradigm, is expected to launch in the first half of this year.
February 13, 2012
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The eHealth Initiative (eHI) issued a report on Thursday, providing health IT recommendations to support accountable care organizations.
February 10, 2012
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The Premier healthcare alliance has joined with Verisk Health, which develops risk assessment and decision analytics technology, to offer data to hospitals and health systems meant to help better measure the health of their communities and develop new care models.
February 2, 2012
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City will roll out a new enterprise master patient index that will enable the insurer to meet new demands for comprehensive, aggregated patient data in the health information exchange environment.
January 31, 2012
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Market-driven reform already shifting emphasis from volume to value as industry leaders weigh in on what's next.
January 30, 2012
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Former Microsoft Health Solutions Group executive Peter Neupert will join Health Evolution Partners, a venture capital firm launched by former National Coordinator for Health IT David Brailer, MD, as an operating partner.
January 26, 2012
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The American Medical Association unveiled Wednesday a redesigned website for its Practice Management Center, featuring a new layout that is easier to navigate and faster to use.
January 11, 2012
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Because our cover story by Mike Miliard this first month of 2012 explores what healthcare IT might look like a short five years from now, we decided to put our Newsmaker spotlight on a physician who can’t seem to stop thinking about the future, even as he disavows the title “futurist.”
January 10, 2012
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With the onslaught of health IT initiatives such as meaningful use, ICD-10, and ACOs, healthcare organizations can have a hard time keeping up. But one type of software can make a positive impact in a number of different ways, said Fred Pennic, founder of HIT Consultant and senior advisor at Aspen Advisors.
January 9, 2012
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The Nemours children's healthcare system is using cloud technology from Redwood Shores, Calif.-based Saba to enable enterprise-wide learning and compliance with its Epic electronic medical record system.
January 9, 2012
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