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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If there's one thing everyone in healthcare can probably agree on right now, it's that there is an awful lot of data being generated each and every day. What to do with that data, however, is another question.
July 22, 2013
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Offering previously unimagined horsepower and speed, quantum computers could soon be making big waves in healthcare -- with "tremendous potential" to unlock advances in DNA sequencing, personalized medicine, machine learning, artificial intelligence and beyond.
July 18, 2013
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"Location, location, location" is a phrase that's long been associated with real estate, but in recent years it's also played a role in attempts by healthcare professionals to track disease. Now, some are putting health IT to work in adding location information -- where patients have lived -- into their EHRs.
July 16, 2013
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While some hospitals are looking to replace reporting tools and clinical decision support systems, most facilities are standing pat with their software systems, according to a new report.
July 11, 2013
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The American Academy of Ophthalmology on Monday announced plans for a nationwide EHR-linked eye disease database that will enable ophthalmologists to statistically analyze and benchmark their own care.
July 8, 2013
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Concerns about integration challenges notwithstanding, more accountable care organizations are using remote patient monitoring technology and hoping for a return on investment, a new study shows.
July 8, 2013
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Royal Philips and Georgia Regents Medical Center, Georgia's public academic health center, have announced a 15-year alliance to enable increasingly patient-centered approaches to care and to create an innovative business model that addresses current and future clinical, operational and equipment needs of GRMC's multiple sites.
July 3, 2013
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After just months of study so far, a multi-year, $100 million enterprise analytics project at UPMC is already starting to show promise in the fight against breast cancer, researchers say.
June 20, 2013
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The amount of data in our world and in our healthcare system is exploding. Capitalizing on these vastly large data sets – a.k.a. big data – will become a key basis of competitive differentiation, underpinning new waves of business efficiency and product innovation. Cracking the big data nut is not easy, however, and healthcare organizations, in particular, are grappling with how to better manage and secure their growing data resources.
June 20, 2013
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If there was an overarching theme at the HIMSS Media/Healthcare IT News ICD-10 Forum on June 17, it was this: Don't wait to get your house in order for ICD-10. Though the Oct. 1, 2014 deadline for the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 is more than a year away, most of that time will be required for getting ready, experts warn.
June 18, 2013
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GE Healthcare plans to invest $2 billion over the next five years to accelerate the development of innovative software for healthcare systems and applications, addressing new and pressing operational and productivity challenges faced by healthcare organizations around the world.
June 12, 2013
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Partners HealthCare announced Tuesday that it will deploy the late-binding data warehouse technology developed by Salt Lake City-based Health Catalyst across its two academic medical centers and its community and specialty hospitals.
June 11, 2013
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