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 Bipartisan Policy Center, Heritage Provider Network and The Advisory Board Company announced Tuesday the launch the Care Transformation Prize Series, a nationwide contest to find ways to more effectively deploy big data in healthcare.
April 17, 2013
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In the wake of the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Reston, Va.-based hCentive is striving to make life easier for states and payers as they set up health insurance exchanges (HIX).
April 15, 2013
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A study earlier this year from the University of Missouri showed that most patients took a dim view of doctors who make use of clinical decision support technology.
April 15, 2013
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An entire city had been burned to the ground.  It would never be the same.  It would be better. It was 1871.  It was Chicago.  A fire had just destroyed 17,500 buildings and left one out of every three residents homeless. The compelling story behind the Gr
April 15, 2013
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After McKesson, Cerner, Allscripts, Greenway and athenahealth made news at HIMSS13 this past month with the launch of the CommonWell Health Alliance - putting aside their competitive instincts, for a moment, to pledge their common commitment to interoperability and data liquidity - Healthcare IT News spoke with McKesson CEO John Hammergren about the road ahead.
April 15, 2013
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Baptist Health Madisonville, in Madisonville, Ky., announced Thursday that it has begun work with TransforMED, a Patient-Centered Medical Home transformation, to improve primary healthcare for its patients in western Kentucky.
April 11, 2013
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Data systems in healthcare are badly lacking when it comes to the storage and handling of increasingly complex medical information, such as genomics and proteomics, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
April 4, 2013
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The adoption of the accountable care model has transformed the way hospitals evaluate their structure, activities and benchmarks. While the focus has been predominantly on IT tools and investments ACOs are driving to support population health management and collaborative care, business process change proves the biggest challenge facing healthcare providers today, according to analysis by Frost and Sullivan.
April 3, 2013
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Chicago health information technology company EMRapproved recently announced a partnership with a new collaboration called HealthITxChange, an online community where healthcare practitioners and health IT professionals can share best practices and lessons learned, or "pearls" on EHR adoption.
April 3, 2013
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Driven by skyrocketing healthcare spending, the Healthcare Financial Management Association has launched Value Journey, a new initiative with 35 hospital systems across the country to identify common challenges, as well as common capabilities, strategies and tactics.
April 1, 2013
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Caradigm, the joint health IT venture formed by Microsoft and GE Healthcare, announced that it will integrate health information exchange technology from Orion Health into its analytics platform.
March 27, 2013
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The HIPAA Privacy and Security final rule -- also known as the HIPAA Omnibus Rule -- became effective March 26. One expert predicts enforcers will have a heyday with expanded ability to crack down on providers and their business associates.
March 27, 2013
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