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.

Hospitals use business intelligence to improve patient throughput
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Edward W. Marx has been CIO at Texas Health Resources for 16 years. In that time he has seen enormous changes not only in healthcare technology, but also in the role of the CIO. Years ago, the CIO and his team were viewed as the implementers.
January 20, 2014
Health IT is where the money's at -- at least in 2013, which saw venture capital funding nearly double from the previous year, according to a new industry report released Monday.
January 14, 2014
A pilot project OhioHealth rolled out with IBM has resulted in a 90 percent compliance with hand-washing standards. That's a 20 percent jump for the hospital -- and markedly better than most other hospitals around the country that are at 50 percent.
January 10, 2014
The healthcare industry will continue to command the spotlight in 2014, and healthcare executive search consultants from Witt/Kieffer have some advice for making it a stellar year on the work front, including a recommendation to broaden the role of the CIO.
January 8, 2014
So much has changed in just the past few years when it comes to analytics in healthcare -- to say nothing of the huge leap from where we were a decade ago. But there's still plenty of catching up to do, compared to how other industries use data.
January 2, 2014
It's hard to go too long these days without hearing someone hype the benefits of big data. It's to the point where the term is all but a cliché.
December 20, 2013
As accountable care adds to the necessary competencies for healthcare providers, more and more are seeking out best-of-breed vendors, beyond their existing electronic health records, to meet anticipated ACO needs.
December 13, 2013
A project at Carolinas HealthCare System to integrate data analytics across the enterprise for predictive modeling, individualized patient care and population health has seen encouraging early returns.
December 3, 2013
As they work to bolster their bottom lines, many hospitals have taken a hard look at their clinical documentation strategies. Indeed, putting a documentation improvement program in place can be key to long-term financial stability.
December 2, 2013
Health Fidelity is making its cloud-based REVEAL technology available for research use. The natural language processing platform converts unstructured clinical notes into rich, fully structured and coded content in real-time.
November 20, 2013
Cleveland Clinic Innovations has created a spin-off company to develop and commercialize cancer diagnostics and screening tests, the most recent of 66 companies created under the Cleveland Clinic Innovations, the commercialization arm of Cleveland Clinic.
November 7, 2013