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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Gary and Mary West, co-founders of the West Wireless Health Institute, announced Oct. 19 the formation of a $100 million investment fund with a mission to lower healthcare costs. The West Health Investment Fund, LLC was created to spur the development and adoption of healthcare innovations specifically focused on making healthcare more affordable.
October 20, 2011
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The first three quarters of 2011 mergers and acquisitions volume is down 6 percent compared with transactions in 2010, according to a report investment bank Berkery Noyes released Oct. 17. The study also found transaction value increased by 245 percent in 2011 over 2010.
October 19, 2011
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Intelligent InSites, which develops real-time location systems (RTLS) technology for hospitals, has partnered with Secure Care Products to expand the latter’s portfolio of patient safety solutions.
October 13, 2011
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A new study finds that physicians believe preventing diagnostic errors can be aided using technologies such as decision support and artificial intelligence, but they will never replace the physician's role in diagnosis.
October 4, 2011
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Rock Health, a seed accelerator for Web and mobile health applications, is now accepting applications for the second class of start-ups in its digital health program.
October 3, 2011
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More than 300 IT professionals from 70 companies are expected to attend the Twelfth Annual IHE Conntectathon, to be held next year at the Bern Expo in Bern, Switzerland from May 21 to May 25.
September 28, 2011
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Billian Publishing has launched HITR.com, a healthcare IT benchmarking and social networking community for providers and vendors. HITR, which stands for Health Information Technology Research, offers research targeted toward stakeholders in healthcare IT.
September 28, 2011
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In a move aimed at enhancing its services for federally qualified health centers and community health centers, and expanding its offerings to rural health initiatives, EHR developer Greenway Medical Technologies will acquire certain assets of Southlake, Texas-based CySolutions.

September 28, 2011
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A new year means a fresh start, and as 2012 creeps closer, it's time to think about new IT approaches. Fred Pennic suggests 10 initiatives hospitals should undertake in 2012.
September 28, 2011
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Chinese Community Health Care Association, which serves the San Francisco area, and Apixio, which develops clinical integration and search technology, have together launched a search solution enabling physicians to retrieve medical data from other providers on a patient's care team.
September 26, 2011
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A new computerized family history tool aimed at allowing providers to take a detailed family history during the first prenatal visit, helping screen for inherited conditions and preterm birth, is being piloted by the March of Dimes and its partner organizations.
September 21, 2011
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