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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It looks like investors are drawn to the concept of price transparency in healthcare, giving Castlight affirmation this morning, with shares rising 139 percent on its first day of trading.
March 14, 2014
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Glenn D. Steele Jr., MD, president and chief executive officer of Geisinger Health System, says the integrated delivery network's pioneering population health programs depend on insightful use of data to drive behavior change. That means the behavior of patients, providers and payers alike.
March 11, 2014
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It's the rare hospital C-suite executive who doesn't worry about the federally-mandated financial penalties that can result from not reining in avoidable 30-day readmissions. Several companies have recently developed analytics technology to help counter this costly problem.
March 5, 2014
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Hospital Marina Salud de Denia, described as a model for what the hospital of the future should look like, is well on its way to fulfilling its promise.
February 25, 2014
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At the daylong Venture+ Forum at HIMSS14 on Feb. 23, startup entrepreneurs wooed potential investors with their business plans, showcasing their strategies for improving healthcare with technology.
February 24, 2014
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3M Health Information Systems will acquire Treo Solutions, which develops healthcare data analytics and business intelligence technology, for an undisclosed sum.
February 21, 2014
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Healthcare organizations have BI on their radar screen but a combination of factors has slowed the pace of adoption. That could leave their bottom line open to financial hits.
February 21, 2014
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Envisioning a future when healthcare is data-driven in a big way, Deloitte Consulting has launched a new business unit and is investing between $150 million to $200 million in life sciences and healthcare analytics and launching ConvergeHEALTH, a new business unit to give the work of transformation momentum.
February 20, 2014
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When it comes to America's healthcare costs, spiraling ever upward, one of the main culprits is unnecessary testing. One researcher says thinking more about the psychological roots of how physicians make decisions, and how information is presented to them, could help limit the ordering of gratuitous screenings.
February 17, 2014
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More than 40 health IT startup companies will meet potential investors at the at the day-long HIMSS14 Venture+ Forum on Feb. 23. In a competitive and fast-changing healthcare ecosystem, one VC expert explains his strategies for disbursing capital.
February 14, 2014
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Hospitals in Premier's QUEST collaborative collectively saved 136,375 lives and about $11.65 billion over the past five and a half years. They did it, they said, by employing Premier alliance's proven methodology and integrated analytics.
February 14, 2014
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Optum Labs, the research center founded by UnitedHealth and Mayo Clinic, has added seven new health organizations, which will join in on data mining research to find innovative ways to improve quality and reduce costs.
February 13, 2014
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